Vatican Night Tour: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum Small Group Tour | 2024

From April to October, every Friday and Saturday, the Vatican Museum offers an exclusive Vatican night tour.

This is a 3-hour Vatican Night tour that allows people to explore the Museum at night. 

During these months, the Vatican Museums are open from 7 pm to 11 pm, with the last entry at 9.30 pm.

This 3-hour night walking tour of the Vatican Museums boasts a vast collection of art and artifacts gathered over the centuries. 

Vatican night tour tickets help you skip the entrance line and be accompanied by your guide inside the Vatican Museums. 

You’ll explore the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Gallery of Maps, and the Gallery of Tapestries and the famous Raphael Rooms. 

Then, you will enter the Sistine Chapel and behold Michelangelo’s masterpieces, The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment. This guided tour concludes in the Sistine Chapel.

This small-group tour, with a maximum of 18 people, ensures personalized attention from your expert guide.

Your knowledgeable guide will provide insightful commentary, bringing the architecture and artwork to life. 

On this small group Vatican Night Tour, marvel at the beautiful statues and sculptures from ancient Rome, as well as mosaics and crafts from imperial times. 

This tour is available for a limited period each year. You can go on the night tour only on Fridays and Saturdays from mid-April to the end of October. 

So if you want to witness the glory of the Vatican at Night tour, book your tickets now, as these limited slots get booked quickly.

We recommend a Friday night Vatican tour, as Saturdays are more crowded.

What’s Included in Vatican Night Tour:

  • Professional guide
  • Skip the line access to Vatican Museum
  • Small group tours

Vatican Night Walking Tour Ticket Prices:

Age of VisitorTicket prices
Senior (65 to 99 years)€ 67
Adult (18 to 64 years)€ 71
Children (6 to 17 years)€ 71
Infant (Up to 5 years)Free Entry

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Night Semi-Private Tour

Explore the Vatican Museums without waiting in line and discover the main attractions like the Pinecone and Octagonal courtyards in peace. 

Take a look at the Hall of the Muses, featuring a range of sculptures found in the Villa of Cassius near Tivoli, before moving on to the Round Hall to view the large red porphyry basin and mosaic floor.

Proceed to the Greek Cross Room, constructed by Michelangelo Simonetti, and stroll through the Gallery of the Candelabra and Gallery of Tapestries. 

Don’t miss the chance to see a collection of historic maps in Pope Gregory XIII’s private gallery.

Finally, conclude your visit in the renowned Sistine Chapel and learn about Michelangelo’s dedication and hard work in creating his masterpiece.

What’s Included in Vatican Night Tour:

  • Entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums
  • An Expert Guide
  • Private tour (if option selected)

Vatican Night Tour Prices:

Semi-Private Tour in English With a Maximum of 10 Participants:

Age of VisitorTicket Prices
Adult (18 to 99 years)€ 85
Children (6 to 17 years)€ 85
Infant (Up to 5 years)Free Entry

Private tour in English:

Age of VisitorTicket Prices
Adult (18 to 99 years)€ 450*
Youth (6 to 17 years)€ 75
Infant (Up to 5 years)Free Entry

Adult ticket prices decrease with increase in the number. For e.g. the cost per ticket for a group of 5 adults is € 150. 

Exclusive Vatican Tour: Museums and Chapel After Sunset

Exclusive Vatican Tour Museums and Chapel After Sunset
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Explore the Vatican Museums during exclusive after-dark openings, reserved for those who book in advance. 

This unique opportunity of the Vatican Night Tour allows you to view the collections in a small group, offering an intimate, rare experience for visitors.

These special Night Tours of Vatican take place on specific nights, specifically every Friday and Saturday in April, May, June, September, and October.

With the guidance of an expert English-speaking guide, your visit will be enriched as you discover the Sistine Chapel and the Upper Galleries of the Vatican Museums

You will have the chance to explore notable areas such as the Gallery of the Tapestries, the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Hall of Maps, the Octagonal Court, and Raphael’s Rooms.

What’s included in Vatican Night Tour:

  • Skip-the-line ticket for the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-line ticket for the Sistine Chapel
  • Guided tour included

Vatican night tour price:

Age of VisitorsTicket Prices
Senior (19 to 99 years)€ 72
Adult (6 to 18 years)€ 67
Infant (Up to 5 years)Free Entry

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