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
Sistine Chapel 23 February 05.15 p.m. – 06.00 p.m. 04.45 p.m.
Sistine Chapel 24 February 09.00 a.m. – 10.45 a.m. --
VATICAN MUSEUMS 9 April

09.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
(visitors with booking)
09.00 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.
(visitors without booking)
06.30 p.m.

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04.30 p.m.

Ethnological Museum Reopening date to be confirmed -- --