Use your fast-track entrance ticket to enter into the Vatican Museums and begin your self-guided tour of one of the world’s most extraordinary art collections. When you arrive, simply exchange your voucher for an official entrance ticket and enter the Museums at the time specified. You can spend as much time as you like once you enter the museum.
The vast complex contains many treasures, but the Sistine Chapel is a must-see. Take in the famous site where Michelangelo painted his legendary ceiling frescoes and the Last Judgement, iconic images in the history of Western art.
Other highlights include the Vatican Pinacoteca, a gallery built for Pope Pius XI by the architect Luca Beltrami. It contains masterpieces by painters including Caravaggio, Raphael, Pietro Lorenzetti, Fra' Angelico, Titian and others. You can also take in the Vatican Biblioteque; the classical sculptures of Museo Pio-Clementino; the Etruscan Museums; and the dazzling candelabra in the Gallery of Chandeliers. Step into the Gallery of Maps to discover the work of early cartographers, and visit rooms with frescoes by Raphael in the pope’s private chambers.
The complex includes facilities such as a restaurant where you can take a break from sightseeing.