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Sistine Chapel Tickets 2024 – Skip The Line

€ 31
Valid 1 day
Optional audio guide

About Sistine Chapel Tickets

Skip the long lines and discover the world of artistic treasures inside the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. With a multilingual audio guide, you will gain a deeper understanding of the frescoes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling, explore the captivating Raphael Rooms, and catch a few interesting facts about Michelangelo's life. Don't just visit the Sistine Chapel - experience all of its glory in the best way with this priority entry ticket!


Sistine Chapel Tickets

Get ready for a captivating journey through the realms of art and religious history with this Sistine Chapel skip-the-line ticket. Bypass all the lengthy queues in front of the Vatican Museums and explore the famous Vatican attractions at your own pace!

Your visit will start with the Pinacoteca Gallery, a long gallery of 18 rooms on either side separated by a wall. After that, take a stroll through the Greek Cross Gallery and admire intricately carved sarcophagi that may hold the remains of ancient kings and queens. Explore the Cabinet of Masks and see Renaissance masterpieces inside the famous Raphael Rooms.

But the truly unique artistic sensation you will have an opportunity to see during your visit is the breathtaking Gallery of Maps. There, you will have the chance to explore maps to see how cartographers depicted the world through the ages.

Finish your self-guided tour with the grand finale at the Sistine Chapel - the crown jewel of the Vatican City! Marvel at Michelangelo's masterpiece, 'The Creation of Adam,' and let the beauty of this timeless fresco leave a lasting impression on you!

Also, if you would like to see the enchanting allure of the Vatican Gardens, you can choose a ticket option that includes the Vatican Gardens bus tour during your booking process.

PRO TIP: Since there is a LOT to see inside the Vatican Museums, the experience can be quite overwhelming for first-time visitors. That's why we suggest you do some research in advance and decide what you want to see the most and concentrate on those areas.

  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Access to Vatican Gardens (if option selected)
  • Audio guide (if option selected)
  • 20% discount at Vatican Museums online shop
  • 10% discount at Caput Mundi Mall (close to Vatican Museums)
  • 45-minute bus tour (if option selected)
X not included
  • Guided tour
  • Access to St. Peter's Basilica's dome
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Meeting point

When you arrive in front of the Vatican Museums, go directly to the entrance of Viale Vaticano. Show your ticket to the security guards at the entrance, then scan your ticket at the box office CASSA ONLINE E GRUPPI after the security check.

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Secure this ticket for a VIP journey through the Vatican Museums, granting you priority access to world-renowned art collections, historical artifacts, and the iconic Sistine Chapel.


Discover Michelangelo's famous frescoes, including the "Creation of Adam" on the Sistine Chapel ceiling and "The Last Judgment," as you learn all about the life of the greatest artist through an audio guide.


Capture some Instagram-worthy photos as you explore the Vatican Museums, from the remarkable ancient sculptures to the impressive Sistine Chapel's ceiling.


Choose a time slot that fits your schedule, whether you prefer a morning exploration or a magical evening visit to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.

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FAQ – Sistine Chapel Tickets

Can I buy tickets for just the Sistine Chapel?

Tickets exclusively for the Sistine Chapel cannot be bought - admission to the chapel is only possible through the Vatican Museums.

How long to spend Sistine Chapel?

Spending around 20 to 30 minutes in the Sistine Chapel will be enough to truly soak in the beauty of Michelangelo's masterpieces.

Can you visit the Sistine Chapel without a guide?

Yes. You can go to the Sistine Chapel on your own by getting this Skip the Line ticket. It includes an audio guide to help you appreciate the artwork better. But, be aware that the Vatican Museums are huge, and it might be confusing for first-timers to find the Sistine Chapel through all the rooms and galleries. To make it easier, we suggest booking a Sistine Chapel Guided Tour.
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The best time to visit the Sistine Chapel

The best time to visit the Sistine Chapel is early in the morning before the crowds come in. However, if you buy the 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 the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums is in the fall, particularly in September and October. During this time, the weather is pleasant, and there are fewer crowds, making it a more relaxed experience.

Sistine Chapel Working Hours

Monday-Saturday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM (the exit starts at 5:00 PM)

Please note that the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums are closed for visitors on Sundays, as well as the following dates: 01 March, 01 April, 01 May, 29 June,14 and 16 August, November 01, December 25 and December 26.

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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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. Vatican Museums are indescribably beautiful, no wonder they are one of the most visited attractions in Rome. This ticket saved us so much time, and we highly recommend purchasing 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 the Sistine Chapel - there are so many art treasures! I also recommend learning some info ahead about the paintings so you can fully focus on each part.


Wondering why the Sistine Chapel's ceiling is so special? Book this ticket now and find out!

Wondering why the Sistine Chapel's ceiling is so special? Book this ticket now and find out!

  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
  • Access to all open rooms and art galleries
  • Best value for your money!

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