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Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket
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With more than five miles of corridors, this vast complex of museums chronicles the history and accomplishments of mankind over the last 2000 years, featuring classic masterpieces such as Rodin's "Thinker" and the Sistine Chapel.
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Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 4676
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Reviewed yesterday

This was so amazing that it is hard to effectively describe it! So much history and art work! Ceilings will keep your attention and the statues are so life like it is hard to believe they were made by human hands! I would highly recommend...More

Thank Cheri M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The complex is very big so either leave the whole day for it or just skip to most important parts such as Rafael rooms, Sistine Chapel, map gallery...enjoy its breath taking beauty and splendour.

Thank tijanamir
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Vatican museums were fantastic and worth seeing however was totally ruined by the tour groups and the amount of people they let in at once. You could hardly see/explore areas you would like to as you had to keep with the crowd. Also a...More

Thank Leah C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can barely move let alone appreciate anything you see. I'm not a religious person so it was just a museum for me, but it was not an enjoyable experience at all. Save your time and money, use the internet.

Thank TezMc
Reviewed yesterday

So many works of art and so many splendid spaces..., not only a symbol of power but also the testimony of time and Roman and European history. A must, that deserves several sessions. If you only have one day, it is advisable to visit with...More

Thank Espai E
Reviewed yesterday

Start your Vatican tour with Museums. It will set perfect prelude to the beauty and splendid views the place has to offer.

Thank Nitin J
Reviewed yesterday

I know one of the Vatican Museum's chief attractions is the sheer abundance of incredible art in its gilded halls, but for myself, this was perhaps its greatest detraction. In particular, the Augustus of Prima Porta, a magnificent marble statue of Rome's first Imperial Emperor,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s all that and a bag of chips but the crowds are overwhelming (as a lot of other reviewers point out). I also visited it 26 years ago and the experience then was breathtaking (my cotravelers then said that i sucked all the oxygen out...More

Thank Relax697847
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Happy I got to see this amazing piece of history. Our guide was great. We went earlier and it was still crowded but manageable.

Thank Jenny_7801
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We toured the Vatican museum on our own after hiring a guide on our last trip. Get a guide for your first time but you can meander on your own as well. It is quite vast and impressive. It is housed in the former residences...More

Thank Joe W
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13 October 2018|
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Response from helliep2016 | Reviewed this property |
We booked ours through the Get Your Guide App, they were the best for the price, plus we had booked the tickets for the Colosseum through it too.
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8 October 2018|
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Response from Auctionguys | Reviewed this property |
The museum is right beside the basilica. But there’s a long procedure to get into the museum, through airport-style security and a tumult of people blocking corridors, stairways and escalators. So I would allow thirty... More
5 October 2018|
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Response from mahoagany | Reviewed this property |
I've gotten this response every time I've tried to book tickets through the Vatican website. It's likely your credit card company rejecting a charge from overseas. Call your credit card company and tell them to approve... More