Vatican Museums


Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel tickets + audio guide

Includes all the open sections of the Vatican Museums and the  Sistine Chapel.
The audio guide is a modern, simple, lightweight MP3 player that guides visitors along the entire museum route, letting them customize the tour to their own pace and interests. 


Every day, except Sundays and religious holidays. 


Flexible. After entering the Vatican Museums you can stay as long as you like until closure.
The audio guide duration is about l3 hours.

Telephone Assistance
Telephone Assistance

+39 055 5321180
(Mon-Fri 8:30 am -6:30 pm/ Sat-Sun 8:30 am -4:30 pm)

Quick Entry
Quick Entry

The ticket includes booking to skip the line at the entrance. 

Appropriate clothing
Appropriate clothing

Entry to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel is only allowed to visitors who are appropriately dressed. Low-cut or sleeveless outfits, shorts, miniskirts, and hats are not allowed. 

Disabled Visitors
Disabled Visitors

Routes available for visitors with motor disabilities.

Electronic Voucher
Electronic Voucher

Electronic voucher can be shown on tablet or cell phone. The voucher image must be clear and legible for the scanner. The voucher is sent by email.

Audio Guide
Audio Guide

Official audio guide with booking. Multiple languages available. 

Description of your booking

Your booking to the Vatican Museums lets you visit one of the most important, most popular museums in the world, cutting down on waiting time at the ticket office.
Renting an audio guide often involves long waiting times. By booking in advance, you can pick your audio guide at the desk only for advanced booking.
The cost of advanced booking is only €1.00.
Available languages: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Russian, and Portuguese. Audio guide duration: approx. 3 hours The tour can be customized to meet specific visitor requests.
You will immediately receive an email with a copy of your order. Your ticket will be emailed to you later. If you order after 6:00 pm, you will need to wait until the following morning to receive your or our email informing you when you will receive the ticket.
You will still need to wait your turn to go through security at the metal detector. Please be as punctual as possible.
Arrive at least 15–20 minutes ahead of your entry time. If you come late, you will lose the right to use the ticket and will not be eligible for any refund.

What is included

What is included

- Vatican Museums entrance ticket
- Quick admission to the Vatican Museums
- Admission to the Sistine Chapel
- Official Audio Guide

What is not included

What is not included

- Guided Tour
- Admission to the Vatican Gardens


confirmed entrance time may not be always the same time you have requested; museum automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out. In case you want to point out some time restrictions (for example, no later than..., or not before than...) please write them in the form blank space. If no restrictions are pointed out, this means you are open to accept any different entrance time in the day you have requested, one hour before or later than the original requested time.

For example: you selected 11.00 am. No time restriction is pointed out. This means you will accept any entrance time between 10.00 am to 12.00 pm.


Full ticket€ 35,00
Reduced ticket€ 26,00

children 6 -17 years old and students 18-25 years old with valid International Student Card or a student identity document.
If a reduced price ticket is purchased without the required documents, the visitor will be asked to make payment of a full price ticket so as to enter. The reduced ticket will not be refunded.


Children under 6 years old do not need any reservation nor any entrance ticket.
Disabled people (over 74% disability with certification) do not need any reservation and pay just the audio guide.
Price includes skip-the-line service 4.00 euros and on line reservation fee 6.00 euros.

Cancellation policy and changes

Vatican Museum tickets are non-refundable in any case and cannot be cancelled.
This booking is in NO way refundable, even partially. This reservation cannot be modified in any way. Furthermore, it is not possible to modify the reservation in any way, nor the date, nor the time, nor the type of ticket, nor the name of the visitor. Please therefore pay maximum attention when booking.


Opening hours: from Monday to Saturday, from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Last entrance time 3:30 pm.
Closing: Sundays and religious holidays.
Entrance can be booked every 30 minutes.


Instructions for entry are printed on the voucher that will be sent by email to confirm booking and vary based on the type of booking.

Address: Viale Vaticano, Vatican City, Rome
Metro: line A, stop Cipro/Musei Vaticani

Useful Info

Backpacks, suitcases, or large bags may not be brought in the sites.
The ticket allows you to access to museums only once.
You must go through security checks at the metal detectors. The wait for these mandatory procedures cannot be avoided.
Do not forget to bring a valid identification card or valid passport (one per person).
Italy Travels cannot be held responsible for partial closing museum rooms, itinerary variations inside the museum, cancellations or entrance delays due to unexpected events, strikes or decisions taken by the museum direction or unexpected variations of the Pope movements which involve the museum buildings.