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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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Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wow! This is a must-see. I would advise using an audio guide or going on a tour to make sense of everything otherwise it may be a bit overwhelming. Also, prepare yourself for the crowds!

Thank Lauren S
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Reviewed today via mobile

One of the bestest museum ever seen...If you are in this Vatican city you must need to step to this beautiful maintained museum....You will love it.... They have different categories for tickets you need to pay to enter it....

Thank An A
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Vatican Museum is a very beautiful place but is so crowded all the time and you are rushed through if you do it and as tour. I would recommend skippy the tour and do it on your own so you can spend more time...More

Thank Jean D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seeing the Sistine chapel is truly a once in a lifetime event however no one warns how intense it is to get there! We stood in queues for hours and were shuffled down flights and flights of stairs with hardly much breathing room By the...More

Thank DavidLorge
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Reviewed yesterday

We just walked through - too many people! exibits are nothing more than things in many musium, at least that what I saw. Not interested in old pots and broken statues, parts of buildings ...ect. Too many people, can't get close to see any of...More

Thank oldprune
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can get very busy so try to book tickets before hand. We booked online and skipped the queue and just had to go to a window to collect tickets. Absolutely stunning place.

Thank Lilkirsty1988
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So much history and beauty. I booked a small group tour and it was the best choice given the long line ups!

Thank Caesareea
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited in June. We decided to treat the family to a tour, not one of those being hawked outside the Vatican grounds, but one with a Vatican Rep. She was very informative and friendly. But the museum was very crowded and it felt like...More

1  Thank sami678
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As stated, surely a must see - but honestly, just too packed. Tour guide is a must in my opinion, but there are some thousands of people inside making it not that enjoyable... Still beautiful to see the works of those magnificent artists and the...More

Thank bobbyjones069
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Incredible history and museums . We paid an extra 20 euro to skip the line and it was worth it. Be prepared to hustle push and shove to get to the Sistine chapel. It's one of those do it once and tick it off your...More

Thank Startrekers
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gazraz1711
11 July 2018|
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Hi, it is definitely worth a visit, there is a lot there to see, you will skim past a lot as there is almost too much to see. I would say book in advance. We went in July, it maybe the month. The earlier you go the better... More
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Olivia B
10 July 2018|
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Response from Yolani v | Reviewed this property |
Directly from them and do the early entrance.
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Laurie L
26 June 2018|
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Response from SaraEdHolls | Reviewed this property |
We had a guided tour and after Sistine Chapel it goes straight into St Peter's
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