Tickets for the Sistine Chapel are both available:
as an addition to the offer relating to the visit to the Vatican Museums
integrated into packages offered by tour operators
integrated into the Omnia CardOmnia Card (the tourist card offered by the Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi)
Tickets for the Sistine Chapel can be purchased on the official website of the Vatican Museums. Since the Vatican Museums do not offer a complete ticket price list on their website, below you will find all costs organized in easy to read tables.
Reduced tickets are available for children from 6 to 18 years of age, as well as for students between the ages of 18 and 25. It is necessary to present a document certifying enrollment at the university for the current year. There are no reductions for the over 65s.
Admission is free for children under 6 years of age. It is also free for disabled visitors and their carers. As it is not possible to book in advance, they will have to go directly to the “Special Permits” and / or “Reception” counters located in the entrance hall of the Vatican Museums.
|Entrance||Full||17,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance||Reduced||8,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance + audio guide||Full||24,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance + audio guide||Reduced||15,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance + audio guide||Children||13,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance + full menu||Full||39,50 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance + full menu||Reduced||30,50 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance + children’s menu||Children||20,00 €||4,00 €|
|Early entrance at 7.15 am + breakfast + visit||Full||70,00 €||4,00 €|
|Early entrance at 7.15 am + breakfast + visit||Reduced||61,00 €||4,00 €|
|Early entrance at 7.15 am + breakfast + exclusive guided tour (for groups)||Reduced||63,00 €||4,00 €|
|Early entrance at 7.15 am + breakfast + exclusive guided tour (for groups)||Full||54,00 €||4,00 €|
|Optional for groups: Exclusive guide service||270,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance at 8.15 am + breakfast + visit||Full||38,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance at 8.15 am + breakfast + visit||Reduced||29,00 €||4,00 €|
The Vatican Museums also offer the possibility of enjoying a happy hour (apericena) in the square garden, the “secret garden” in front of the Vatican Pinacoteca. On the menu: platter of cold cuts and cheeses, tasting of three first courses, fried, bread, pizza, dessert or fruit, prosecco or wine.
|Entrance + happy hour + visit||Full||34,00 €||4,00 €|
|Entrance + happy hour + visit||Reduced||25,00 €||4,00 €|
Bookings made on the official website are non-refundable. However, it is possible to change the date and title of the ticket (tickets are nominal). It is also not possible to change the number of participants if you are in a group.
It is important to wear appropriate and decent clothing. Shorts, miniskirts, hats and low-cut dresses are not allowed.
To book, we recommend visiting the official website of the Vatican Museums by clicking here.
Alternatively, tickets offered by tour operators are available which include a visit to the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. The advantages of choosing tours organized outside the Vatican Museums is that it is generally possible to change the reservation and obtain a full refund up to 24 hours before the booked date.
Here are some examples:
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