Vatican Museums small group tour with access to the Cabinet of the Masks

Tour Description

Looking for an exclusive Vatican Museums tour with skip the line tickets and special access to the restricted Cabinet of the Masks? Our small group tour of up to 20 participants includes a knowledgeable guide who will take you through the must-see sites of the Vatican Museums in just 3 hours.

Highlights of the Vatican Museums Small Group Tour

During the tour, you will be led through the Pine Court Courtyard, the Pio Clementine Museums, the Animal Room, and the secret gem of Vatican Museums, the Cabinet of the Masks. Here, you can admire the stunning Roman mosaics from the Villa of Hadrian Emperor located in Tivoli.

You will also visit the Muses Room and the Round Room with Nero’s Bathtub from the Domus Aurea. Then, proceed to the main galleries of the Vatican Museums including the Candelabra Gallery, Tapestries gallery, and Map Gallery. Your tour will culminate inside the breathtaking Sistine Chapel, where you can appreciate the Creation of the World and the impressive Last Judgement.

Experience the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica

Finally, you will reach St. Peter’s Basilica with special skip the line access from the connecting door of the Sistine Chapel. Your guide will give you free time to visit the Basilica on your own at the end of the tour.

Book now to enjoy the best Vatican Museums small group tour experience with priority entrance and exclusive access to the Cabinet of the Masks. Choose from our range of Vatican Museums tours to find the perfect one for you.

*Please note: the access to St. Peter’s Basilica is subject to changes: if there is a celebration, a papal mass or any other local event, the Basilica won’t be available for tours.

Vatican Museums
Cabinet of the Masks
Gallery of the Maps
Gallery of the Tapestries
Sistine Chapel

Vatican Museums
Apolo of the Belvedere
Cabinet of the Masks
Gallery of the Maps
Gallery of the Tapestries
Sistine Chapel

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Tour's Notes

Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Remember to follow the dresscode for the Vatican: you must be able to cover your shoulder and knees.

Please note that in certain periods of summer time, or when the Vatican Museums reopen its doors after bank holidays, the museums might be busier than usual.

This tour is not suitable for people with hearing disability. People with hearing disabilities can contact us and we will be happy to customize a private tour.

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.

Professional Licensed guide for 3 hours
Skip the line tickets

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Transportation

Via Vespasiano 28