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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Fast Track admission
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The history in this museum is mind blowing. Nero’s Bowl that was in front of his palace to the Borgia apartments from the 1400’s. It is absolutely incredible to see these things still preserved. I even liked this museum better than the Louvre.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a beautiful museum! Absolutely outstanding views. Very very busy at points so be prepared for that but outstanding overall.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank naburke95
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We used Viator tours to find us a private tour guide. This was done at the last min and I have to say Viator came through like a champ. I will try to find our tour guides name but can’t recall at this time. Our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PattyL_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

Even though there are many places to see art in Rome, there is only one Vatican museum and if you had to pick one place to go in Rome, this would be the place. It is incredible and worth every bit of your time. While...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this amazing museum with my ancient history mad teenage son...we LOVED this whole experience...minus the toilets...which were minging. Give yourself a whole day to really look around this incredible place, it’s huge. We spent so long in the museum, the Vatican itself was a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pudmag9
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is so much artwork and sculptures to see in here. It is a very busy place full of tour guides to which you have to doge around. I am glad I went to see the Vatican Museums as they were absolutely amazing and it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tracyr818
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You cannot help but be in awe with how beautiful the art is. We were able to see only a fraction including the Sistine Chapel and St.Peter's Basilica. Highly recommend a tour guide as you learn so much about the art and the artists. Were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank smaiorano67
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Buy a skip the queue and entrance pass for €31 which will do just that. Get in as early as you can to miss the large arranged tours which started to get a bit of a pain by the middle of the afternoon. An amazing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank michelepetrie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful and amazing place. So many beautiful things to see, including statues, paintings, tapestries and amazing ceilings. We used the audio guide which was very easy to follow and allowed us to sometimes skip past the huge groups in the guided tours that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sp1005
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing. The place is busy so be prepared. You need to pay for a tour if you like history. There is so much to learn. We had an American guy and he was brilliant. Please remember you cannot take pictures in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Discover696411
14 March 2019|
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Response from ktranqbase | Reviewed this property |
I used the official Vatican website, everything worked out great!
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keeney8210
9 March 2019|
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Response from luxxie123 | Reviewed this property |
Try the website “get your guide” that’s what I used :)
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28 February 2019|
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Response from rickyo636 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. I booked a tour online. It was definitely worth it as I didn’t have to queue to get tickets. They give you a time and you meet at a meeting area. Taking a tour means you will get a commentary on what you are... More
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