Rome: Private Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour

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Skip the lines at the Vatican Museums and step inside the Sistine Chapel on a private tour. Explore the vast collection of artifacts and art with insightful commentary from your guide.


  • Enter the Vatican avoiding general entrance lines
  • Explore the Vatican Museums
  • Marvel at the Sistine Chapel and its frescoes
  • Private tour for your group only


Enjoy private guided tour of Vatican avoiding extremely long general entrance lines. Your English-speaking guide will show you Vatican Museums, the Pinecone and Octagonal courtyards before you visit the Room of the Muses, the Round Room, and the Greek Cross Room, the site of the 2 sarcophagi of the Constantine family. Take a walk through the galleries of the Candelabra and the Tapestries, and the private gallery of Pope Gregory XIII, to admire the collection of Italian cartography. Head to the Sistine chapel and hear about what Michelangelo endured while working on the scaffolding for seemingly endless hours in the Sistine Chapel. It is in this chapel that all eligible cardinals meet to elect new popes. .


Skip-the-line tickets for the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel Private guided tour Headsets to hear your guide during the tour

Important Information

  • Priority access to St.Peter's Basilica is available when the passage between the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica is open. On Wednesday mornings and during religious holidays St. Peter's Basilica won't be included in the tour. St. Peter's Basilica can close on very short notice due to religious celebrations *Evenig tour starting at 4.20PM won't include access to St Peter's Basilica
  • Access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel is permitted only to visitors dressed appropriately (shoulders and knees must be covered and no hats are allowed)
  • No photography or filming is permitted in the Sistine Chapel
  • It is obligatory to deposit suitcases, large backpacks, and umbrellas in the cloakroom
  • Visit to St. Peter’s Basilica is not going to be included.
  • Groups never exceed 10 people, ensuring a comfortable experience

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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