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Vatican Museums

Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 4676
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With more than five miles of corridors, this vast complex of museums chronicles the history and accomplishments of mankind over the last 2000 years, featuring classic masterpieces such as Rodin's "Thinker" and the Sistine Chapel.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+39 06 6988 4676
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Michelangelo❤️❤️ there are no words to describe how amazing was my visit to Vatican museums , getting into the building is a little bit of work but every second waited and every dollar paid was worthwhile.. few friends are ok with one day visit ,...More

Thank hlcaicedo
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the Vatican Museum is something special to see admire and take pictures with...the only issue is that this is one of the most crowded landmarks that you could encounter in your life.It gives you the feeling that everybody is in the...More

Thank Sergiu D
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a unbelievable experience. We book a tour for 7:20am. I highly recommend this. The tour was 1 hour long and took us right to the Sistine Chapel. No crowds! After the tour we got to explore the museums and all before the crowds started....More

Thank Reena D
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want a view at the riches of this world, walk around and add it up . Breathtaking, beautiful and a must see it with your own eyes . But buy your ticket on line , straight in and walk around, take your time...More

Thank Pamela M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You could literally spend a week in the Museum. They have two different paths to go on. You definitely need two days or more to see everything! Choose a different path each time. Treasures from all over the world stored here. They even have a...More

Thank Rickal W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

went to the vatican museums and i was not disappointed! we bought tickets directly from the official website so we skipped all the horrendous queues that looked like they could last literally hours and hours. our tour guide was amazing and she made the experience...More

Thank frazzIedazzIe
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visit 2013 second with good memory with Vatican City. This time visit, everywhere you walk they are guilder trying to point you direction to other entrance and basically try to sell you ticket, it really a bad sign for the city. That make everyone scare...More

Thank 882will
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The exhibits, sistine chapel and the gardens were all amazing, incredibly beautiful and such a large collection of artwork. However my partner and I did not full appreciate how long the wait would be, we queued for just over four hours, if you're going to...More

Thank MysticSW
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing day at the museum, sistine chapel and St Peter's Basilica yesterday after lots of worrying about getting tickets and being stuck in long queues! Obviously being summer it is extremely busy in Rome and I tried booking entry tickets online on official...More

Thank Shafiq B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You msy grt in without pre booking, you’ll have to stay in the line though, but it moves fast. Don’t agree to numerous unauthorised sellers on your wayto the ticket office. They charge € 57 (!!!) , to get you in and join the guide....More

Thank Julia R
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Ralph R
12 August 2018|
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Response from Sean H | Reviewed this property |
At the start there is a sign for the ‘quick route’ to Sistine chapel. Takes around an hour....maybe less. You’ll still see hundreds of works of art.
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gazraz1711
8 August 2018|
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Response from Little Jenny | Reviewed this property |
The chapel is the last place you go to and it is a one way walkaround, I would think it will be fine early morning in October. The main problem we had was the stifling heat!
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e689
19 July 2018|
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Response from DavidLorge | Reviewed this property |
It’s best to search directly in trip advisor We bought skip the line tickets but did not have a tour guide inside I think it’s a bit pointless as it’s so busy it looked like most people couldn’t even keep up It’s easy... More
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