Vatican for Kids at Night

Book Tour

Enter the Vatican at Night with a special access

Skip the line with pre-purchased tickets

Enjoy the explanation with stories on the aristocratic Papal families

Have fun learning anecdotes on the artists’ rivalry

Maximize your time and visit with a private guide

Admire the stunning Sistine Chapel

And so much more in the splendid atmosphere of Rome by night

Gallery of the Candelabra
Gallery of the Tapestries
Gallery of the Maps
Raphael Rooms (Pope Julius II apartment)
Muses’ Room
Round Room
Sistine Chapel

Tour Description

The Vatican Tour for Kids at Night is something special. The Vatican offers the opening of its museums on Friday nights during the summer months. This 3-hour Vatican for Kids at Night is the best option to visit the Vatican away from the daily heat and crowds. You will have the chance to see Vatican City in a different light!

We have designed our tour to meet the needs of families who are visiting Rome with kids. We are perfectly aware of how challenging it can be traveling with children. We take their priorities into great account and this is exactly where our kids tour come from. Our Vatican Tour for Kids at Night includes a private child-friendly guide for the entire tour furthermore you will get our pre-purchased skip the line tickets, so that you do not have to wait in a boring queue and your kids will not get tired. Your child-friendly guide will lead you for 3 hours through the rich galleries of the Vatican, such as the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Candelabra and Raphael’s Rooms, making sure your little ones have an educational but funny experience. They will see the Laocoon, the Apollo of Belvedere, the Egyptian Museum with a real mummy, the huge bathtub of Emperor Nero.

The guide knows how to catch your kids’ attention and will bring the paintings around the galleries and Sistine Chapel coming back to life! As soon as they will see Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel, we are sure your children will keep their heads up the whole time. Everybody gets totally fascinated by the beauty of this huge, breathtaking artwork.
If you are afraid a tour around the Vatican might be a little stressful for your kids, reserve the Vatican for Kids at Night Tour! We have arranged the best Vatican tour for the little ones to have a great time while learning lots of interesting things about one of the most famous museums in the world.
Actually the whole family will have fun and learn lots!

Please do not hesitate to call us or send us an e-mail and we guarantee we will arrange the best family tour of your life!

Tour's Notes

Please bring an ID document for children as proof of age for the reduced price tickets.
Knees and shoulders must be covered. Failing to follow the Vatican’s dress code, entry may be refused to the Sistine Chapel. We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.
This tour operates in all weather conditions.
Please note: the visit of St Peter’s Basilica is not included in this tour since it is closed at night.
Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.

This tour is available every Friday from end of April to end of October.

3 hour private licensed child-friendly guide
Skip the line tickets for the Vatican Museums
Entrance after the general day time closing


Right at the marble door with the inscription “Musei Vaticani” at the bottom of the steps.