All times

Opening days and times

From Monday to Saturday
09.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.
(final entry 04.00 p.m.)

Every last Sunday of the month
(provided this does not coincide with Easter Sunday, 29 June Sts. Peter and Paul, 25 December Christmas Day, and 26 December Feast of St. Stephen)
09.00 a.m. – 02.00 p.m. (final entry 12.30 p.m.)
Free entry

Visitors are required to leave the halls 30 minutes before museum closing time

Closures 2019

Sunday (except the last Sunday of each month), 1 January, 11 February 19 March, 22 April, 1 May, 29 June, 14 and 15 August, 1 November, 25 and 26 December
 


Temporary and extraordinary closures

Sector Period Hour of closure Last entrance
Pinacoteca 10 December

04.30 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.

04.00 p.m.

Gregoriano Profano Museum 11 December

05.00 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.

04.30 p.m.

VATICAN MUSEUMS (all sectors) 18 December

09.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.

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21 December

09.00 a.m. – 01.30 p.m.

06.30 p.m.

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04.30 p.m.

24 December

03.30 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.

01.30 p.m.

31 December

03.30 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.

01.30 p.m.

Sistine Chapel 10 January 2020

02.00 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.

01.30 p.m.

11 January 2020

01.00 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.

12.30 p.m.

Ethnological Museum Partially reopened

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Carriage Pavilion Reopening date to be confirmed

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