An extraordinary opportunity to visit the Vatican Museums after sunset.
Every Friday from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm (last entrance at 9:30 pm):
- 2018: from April 20 to October 26
Visitors will be able to admire important collections, following an itinerary that includes the Pio-Clementine Museum, the Upper Galleries (Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps), the Raphael's Rooms, some parts of the Borgia Apartment, the Collection of Modern Religious Art, the Sistine Chapel.
Booking online is mandatory.
Exit from the galleries begins 30 minutes prior to closing time.
IMPORTANT: The Vatican Museums require the names and birth dates of all participants of the group, please enter their names in specific field in the order form, once you have added the reservation to your shopping cart.
Maximum 10 people per group, tickets NOT refundable.
PLEASE NOTE: museum confirms the visit around two months before the date, so reservation guarantees the insertion into the waiting list. Credit card charge is made the business day after the reservation request.
The reservation allows you to enter the museum at confirmed date and time without queuing up, only at time confirmed on the voucher; delays on reservations are not allowed. It is advised to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before time indicated in the confirmation voucher. Your preferential entrance can, in any case, have a waiting time respect time indicated on the voucher due to the huge number or visitors entering the museums every day. Weekend a Firenze is not responsible for eventual delays related to inefficiencies of the Vatican Museums cashiers.
After the payment is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail with the confirmation of the booking, the voucher containing the reservation code and tour information. You are asked to print off the voucher so as to present it on the day of the tour. The reservation will be checked by means of the bar code present on the voucher. In case of loss of the voucher please consult the Customer Care Staff. To access the museums, you will have to show the Voucher you got by email together with a valid identification document.
PLEASE NOTICE: Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; museum automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out. Tickets will be confirmed upon availability of museum. Please note time confirmed can be ANY TIME during evening opening hours.
Rooms closed at the moment of the visit will be indicated at entrance.
Access to the Museums is permitted only to visitors with proper attire.
All the reservations, dates and times might be changed or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances related to activities of the Pope.
Reservations can be made until 4 days before the visit.
Save time in ordering! Add into your basket all the museum tickets you want, then fill the form and send the request.
Before making your reservation, please, read the Ordering Informations
IMPORTANT NOTICE: After succesfully completing a reservation, you will receive two e- mails: the copy of your order (immediately after submitting your order) and the confirmation mail (two business days after). In order to receive them, please make sure you insert your e-mail address correctly and check that your anti-spam filter or antivirus are not blocking mails from our address [email protected] Special attention for AOL mailbox users.
Cancellation policy: tickets CANNOT be canceled and they are NOT refundable.
If the visitor needs to modify their voucher, they must present themselves at the "Reception Desk" in order to request a new voucher. Reservation changes can be made, only once, up to one hour before the intended visit. It is not possible to make modifications to the number of participants taking part to the visit.
Sundays (except for the last Sunday of each month, excluding Easter, June 29th and December 25th and 26th)
January 1st and 6th (Epiphany)
February 11th (Lateran Pacts Anniversary)
March 19th (St. Joseph), 23rd and 24th (Easter - Easter Monday)
May 1st (Ascension Thursday) and May 22nd (Corpus Christi Day)
August 14 (Assumption Vigil) and 15th (Assumption Day)
November 1st (All Saint's Day)
December 8th (Feast of the Immaculate Conception), 25th (Christmas Day) and 26th (St. Stephen's Day).
Practical Information - Before You Book
PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive two emails. The first email contains your order summary (this one you receive immediately after placing your order), the second email confirms your successful payment (one business day after placing the order). In order to receive these two emails, please make sure that you enter your email address correctly and check that antispam or antivirus filters do not block emails from our [email protected] address. Users of AOL, Comcast and Sbcglobal.net need to pay special attention to this, please. Vouchers will also be available, one business day after the request, at your dashboard.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The museum or attraction will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.
Ticket with "Skip-the-Line" reservation
Vatican Museums under the stars
This is an extraordinary opportunity to visit Italy's most popular attraction after sunset: the Vatican Museums. See some of the greatest artistic and religious treasures assembled here - including Michelangelo's unparalleled Sistine Chapel.
Admire important collections, following an itinerary that includes the Gregorian Egyptian Museum, the Pio-Clementine Museum, the Upper Galleries (Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps), the Raphael Rooms, the Borgia Apartment, the Collection of Modern Religious Art, and the Sistine Chapel.
Once the visit is confirmed, you can not cancel or modify.