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Every year millions of visitors from all over the world visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Inside you can admire Michelangelo's frescoes and the works accumulated by various Popes over the centuries.

Among the greatest works that you can admire while visiting the Vatican Museums are the Sistine Chapel, the Raphael Rooms, the Gallery of geographic maps and the Cortile della Pigna by Bramante.

Buy the ticket online, choose the time you prefer and add the audio guide (available in various languages) to your entrance to learn more about all the curiosities of the museum complex.

Museum opening hours
Mon-Sat: 8:00am–7:00pm
Last Sunday of the month 9:00am-2:00pm

Where are the Vatican Museums located?
In the center of Rome, in the Vatican City.

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Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is the best known room in the Vatican Museums. You can find Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam and the Last Judgment.

Raphael rooms

The Raphael Rooms (or Vatican Rooms) are four rooms frescoed by the great painter from Urbino with the help of his students.

Gallery of Geographic Maps

It is the long corridor 120 meters long and six wide adorned with maps that leads to the Sistine Chapel.

Vatican Gardens

The Vatican Gardens are located within the Vatican walls. They were used from its origins as a place of prayer and rest by the Pontiffs of the time.

Pinecone Courtyard

It is a large open space of 300 square meters adjacent to the corridors and halls of the museum. Visiting the long courtyard you can admire various works of art both ancient and modern.


The Pinacoteca consists of 18 rooms in which are housed the works of artists such as Raphael, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Giotto and Perugino.

Pio Clementino Museum

It consists of 12 rooms and houses some of the most important collections of Greek and Roman art. The Octagon Courtyard is also included in the Museum.

Gregorian Egyptian Museum

It houses an extensive collection of finds from ancient Egypt including mummies, papyri, hieroglyphic inscriptions, the Book of the Dead and the Grassi Collection.

Gregorian Etruscan Museum

It houses in twenty-two exhibition rooms the works and artifacts dating from the ninth to the first century B.C.

Chiaramonti Museum

It houses about a thousand sculptures, including simulacra of deities and portraits of emperors, statues and Roman busts.

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