Vatican Museums

Highly recommended
These museums house some fabulous collections... that you will only be able to fleetingly glimpse at, because of the compact crowds. So, follow the flow of people through sumptuously decorated galleries. Take a glance at an Egyptian sarcophagus here, or a Raphael fresco there, until you spill out near the Sistine Chapel. Only the side art gallery will give you a chance to breathe and enjoy an intimate face to face with works of art; Raphael's in particular.

Useful information

Address : 

v.le Vaticano, 00184 Roma

Phone:

+39 06 6988 4676

Price:

16 €

Opening hours

daily except Sun 9am-6pm. On the last Sun of every month free access to museums and the Sistine chapel 9am-2pm. Fri in Jun-Jul and Sep-Oct extra opening 7pm-11pm. Closed 1 and 6 Jan, 11 Feb, 19 Mar, Easter Sun and Mon, 1 May, 29 Jun, 14 and 15 Aug, 1 Nov, 8, 25 and 26 Dec

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