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Vatican Museums: Tours & Tickets

Closes in 20 min: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 4676
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The most extensive collection of important art spanning over 5 millenia--from ancient Egyptian sculpture to moon rocks--it is to be found here. The conservators constantly are at work to protect and preserve this priceless collection. To put the perfect touch on this wonderful
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We bought tickets online in advance of our visit and booked a time slot. This allows you to skip the line and go straight to Security. I suggest going straight to the Sistine Chapel before the crowds and sit on the benches and enjoy the beautiful ceiling. No photos allowed but
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You don't have to be Catholic to enjoy and be amazed by beautiful Vatican City! Highly recommend visiting the incredible Museums while there, so much history, so much to learn!
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Beautiful and extremely interesting collections. Very well explained and organized. The lines are not that long but you can always pay a little to the many people offering their "skip the line" service (a legal service).
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The Vatican museum is a must to visit for every traveler to Rome. The collection of religious art and history is just amazing! We also had an excellent museum guide who made our visit informative and educational. Unfortunately, the other museum staff were rude and impatiently.
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