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Opening Hours

Open Monday to Saturday: the Ticket Office is open from 9 am to 4 pm. The Museums close at 6 pm. N.B. exit from rooms half an hour before closing time


  • Sunday (except the last Sunday of every month, free entrance from 9 am to 12.30 pm; the Museums close at 2 pm unless it coincides with Easter Sunday, the 29th of June (St. Peter and Paul), 25th and 26th of December (Christmas and St. Stephen)
  • January 1, 6
  • February 11
  • March 19
  • April 5, 6
  • May 1
  • June 29 (St. Peter and Paul)
  • August 15
  • December 8, 25, 26


Calendar of the Vatican Museums 20152016

Admission Tickets to the Vatican Museums (included the Sistine Chapel)

The Admission Ticket permits the tourist to visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel and is valid for the day of issue.

Tickets are not refundable. Some sections of the Vatican Museums usually closed to the public can be visited on request.

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€ 16,00


  € 8,00

Scholastic Ticket

  € 4,00

Free admission


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