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Sistine Chapel Tickets 2023 – Skip the line

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About Sistine Chapel Tickets

Skip the long lines and discover valuable works of art from the Papal collections in the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. Marvel at Michelangelo’s legendary frescoes and enjoy direct access to the Raphael Rooms. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about the iconic artworks by listening to an audio guide available in many languages.


Sistine Chapel Tickets

You might already know that your trip to Vatican City won’t be complete without visiting Sistine Chapel! For that reason, we have found the best-value Sistine Chapel ticket and put together all the valuable tips that will help you prepare yourself for a visit in the best way.

This Sistine Chapel skip-the-line ticket will allow you to access the Greek Cross Gallery and discover the earthly remains of some of antiquity’s famous kings and queens.

Take a look at the Cabinet of the Masks, or visit the Sala degli Animali to see a real and imagined menagerie of fantastic beasts. Don’t miss the opportunity to walk the Upper Galleries and Gallery of Maps to see how cartographers depicted the world through the ages.

Finish your self-guided tour with a visit to the Raphael Rooms, and rest in the Borgia Apartments for a while. After that, explore works of Michelangelo’s incredible Sistine Chapel, the crown jewel of the Vatican and Rome City, as well as one of the world’s greatest art treasures.

  • Sistine Chapel entrance ticket
  • Skip the line access
  • Entrance to Vatican Museums 
  • Unlimited time inside the Sistine Chapel art galleries
X not included
  • Guided tour
X not allowed
  • Inappropriate clothing (shorts, skirts, tank-tops)
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Smoking
  • Pets
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Meeting point

When you arrive in front of the Vatican Museum on Viale Vaticano, 00165 Rome, you will need to show your ticket to the security guards. After that, scan your ticket at the box office and enter the museum.

Sistine Chapel

Visit Sistine Chapel and discover an enormous collection of art

Skip the Line Access

Gain exclusive access and avoid waiting in long lines at the entrance

Iconic Art Galleries

Stroll through the Gallery of Maps, the Raphael Rooms, and Caravaggio’s Deposition

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Why should you visit the Sistine Chapel?

The Sistine Chapel is one of the Vatican’s most notable features. The chapel is one of the biggest attractions in Rome with more than 5 million visitors annually. It consists of an extensive collection of Renaissance art dating back to the 16th century. It is primarily famous for its marvelous frescos by Michelangelo, but many other artists impacted its interior, including Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Perugino, and Pinturicchio. Whether you are religious or not, exploring the magnificent Sistine Chapel while visiting Vatican City is simply a must-do!

Good to know before you go

You can’t visit the Sistine Chapel on its own!

Please note that the Sistine Chapel is part of the Vatican Museums, and it can only be entered through them!

Respect the dress code!

You must dress appropriately to enter the museums, St. Peter’s Basilica, or Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. The correct dress code is to have covered shoulders, arms, and legs. Miniskirts, sleeveless shirts, shorts, and hats are strictly forbidden!

Speaking isn’t allowed inside the Sistine Chapel

Speaking inside of the Sistine Chapel isn’t permitted. Even the tour guides don’t have the right to explain inside the chapel. Many panels along the Vatican Museums’ route describe and explain what the various frescoes present.

Taking photos isn’t allowed inside the Sistine Chapel

You aren’t allowed to take photos inside the chapel because the camera’s flashes can harm the valuable artwork. Although this rule only applies to professional photographers, the Vatican decided to ban all cameras and video cameras from the chapel.

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Best time to visit Sistine Chapel

The best time to visit the Sistine Chapel is early in the morning before the crowds come in. Although, if you buy Sistine Chapel Skip the Line Ticket, you will be able to skip the long lines and avoid crowds at any time of the day. 
In terms of seasons, the best time for visiting Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums is in the autumn. In September and October, temperatures are the most pleasant, and it is less crowded. If you decide to visit the Vatican during the summertime, we highly advise you to bring a lot of water and take short pauses in shaded areas.

Sistine Chapel Working Hours 

Monday-Saturday: 9 AM – 4 PM (final entry)

Days Closed: The Sistine Chapel is closed for visitors on Sundays, as well as 1 November, 8 December, and 25 December.

How to visit Sistine Chapel?

Buy Sistine Chapel Tickets online!

If you want to explore ancient history and valuable art collections at your own pace, purchasing a Sistine Chapel Skip-the-Line ticket is the best option. By doing so, you will have an opportunity to skip the long lines and enjoy the sightseeing to the fullest. 

We highly recommend booking your Sistine Chapel tickets online and in advance. That way, you can have a stress-free visit and plan the rest of your Vatican trip the right way!

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FAQ – Vatican Sistine Chapel

Are visitors allowed in the Sistine Chapel?

Yes! If you want to visit this famous cultural site, you can buy a Sistine Chapel Ticket or go on a guided Sistine Chapel tour. That way, you will be able to discover incredible artwork and learn all the exciting secrets you probably didn’t know about the chapel, accompanied by an expert guide.

Do I need tickets for Sistine Chapel?

Yes, if you want to explore the famous Sistine Chapel, you need a ticket. There are many Sistine Chapel Tickets available out there. Therefore, we hand-picked the best one to help you save time and money.

Can you buy Sistine Chapel tickets at the entrance?

The Vatican Pass Card is undoubtedly worth it because it gives you skip-the-line access to all of the most famous attractions inside of Vatican City. It also gives you priority entrance to the Colosseum, including free entry to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill- one of the most famous Rome attractions. This ticket covers everything you need to visit during your stay in Rome City!

Is it worth visiting Vatican City?

A visit to the world’s smallest state is absolutely worth it! From St. Peter’s Basilica and Apostolic Palace to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican’s beauty is indescribable, and every corner is rich in history and art! Take a look at our best hand-picked Vatican Tours and Vatican Tickets and choose what works best for you! If you want to visit Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica all in one day, we recommend buying the Vatican City Pass or Roma Pass.

What else can I visit while staying in Rome?

There is a large number of iconic sites that you should visit while in Rome. But, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Castel Sant’Angelo are absolute must-see sites!

What is included in the Sistine Chapel Ticket?

The Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums are major attractions in Vatican City that everyone should visit. With this ticket, you will have an opportunity to save time & money, gain priority access and soak in the breathtaking beauty of numerous artworks.  Walk through the different eras of history while you stroll around Vatican Museums and discover works from the Renaissance. Learn all about ancient history while listening audio guide, which is available in many different languages.

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100% worth your time & money!

The line at the entrance to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel was very long, but thankfully this ticket included priority access, and we could enter immediately. This ticket saved us so much time, so we highly recommend you purchase it!


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So glad we got these tickets! It saved us 2 hours of waiting in line and worked great. It was our first time using this service, and I definitely recommend it. Take your time in Sistine Chapel, it is a real lifetime experience. I also recommend learning some info ahead about the paintings so you can fully focus on each part.


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  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
  • Full access to all open rooms and art galleries
  • Audio guide app available in many languages
  • Self-guided tour

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