Prices and Tickets
Prices and Tickets

Prices and Tickets

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Discover the many types of ticket and check prices, reductions or special free entry reserved to different visitors.

The entry ticket for the Vatican Museums entitles the visit to the Museums and Sistine Chapel solely on the day on which the ticket is issued.

Tickets cannot be refunded.

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Full entry ticket

€ 16.00 (without online booking)

Reduced entry ticket

€ 8.00 (without online booking)

€ 8.00 + 4.00 (with “Skip the Line” booking on the official Vatican Museums website)

Reduced ticket Schools

€ 4.00 (without online booking)

€ 4.00 + 2.00* (with “Skip the Line” booking on the official Vatican Museums website)

Reduced ticket Students

€  8.00 (without online booking)

€ 12.00 (with “Skip the Line” booking on the official Vatican Museums website)

The reduction is reserved to students up to and including 25 years of age in possession of a valid International Student Card, university membership card or other form of identity document confirming enrolment in higher education for the current academic year.

Family Tariff

For the tours of the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, parents with children can take advantage of the Family Tariff. The special reduced tariff is reserved to families composed of a mother, father and at least two children (aged between 6 and 18 years and/or students up to and including 25 years of age with valid documentation). The ticket is free for second and subsequent children, and children aged between 0 and 5 years enter free.

Free entry Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo

  • Children below the age of 6.
  • For second and subsequent children, families composed of a mother, father and at least two children (aged between 6 and 18 years and/or students up to and including 25 years of age with valid documentation).
  • Directors of museum institutions, managing boards and other bodies engaged in the protection of archaeological, historic and artistic heritage.
  • All disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%.
    In the case of visitors who are not self-sufficient, free entry is extended also to a companion.
    Free tickets for disabled visitors and their companions cannot be booked online but are instead issued, upon presentation of certification of invalidity, directly at the Ticket Office.
  • Holders of the valid cards issued by the following institutions: Icom (International Council of Museums); Icomos (International Council on Monuments and Sites).
  • Donators of works, benefactors and members of the association Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums.

Full entry ticket “Skip the Line”

€ 16.00 + 4.00 (with booking on the official Vatican Museums website)

Reduced ticket Pilgrimages

€ 8.00 (without online booking)

€ 12.00 (with “Skip the Line” booking on the official Vatican Museums website)
 

Reduced ticket University Institutes

€  8.00 (without online booking)

€ 12.00 (with “Skip the Line” booking on the official Vatican Museums website)

Reduced ticket Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo

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Free entry Vatican Museums

  • Last Sunday of the month (subject to the Calendar of museum openings/closures).
  • World Tourism Day – WTD (27 September).
  • Children below the age of 6.
  • Directors of museum institutions, managing boards and other bodies engaged in the protection of archaeological, historic and artistic heritage.
  • All disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%.
    In the case of visitors who are not self-sufficient, free entry is extended also to a companion.
    Free tickets for disabled visitors and their companions cannot be booked online but are instead issued, upon presentation of certification of invalidity, directly at the “Special Permits” and/or “Reception” desks situated in the entrance hall of the Vatican Museums.
    The disabled visitor and an eventual companion are guaranteed priority Skip the line entry (without queuing in line). See Services for visitors with disabilities.
  • Journalists authorised by the Directorate of the Museums, registered with the Holy See Press Office, the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, the Foreign Press Association in Italy and the National Order of Journalists (Italy).
  • Holders of the valid cards issued by the following institutions: Icom (International Council of Museums); Icomos (International Council on Monuments and Sites).
  • Donators of works, benefactors and members of the association Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums.
  • University teachers in the fields of Archaeology, Art History, Architecture and Ethnology, as well as those from academies based in Rome, for holding occasional specialist lessons in the museum sectors related to their areas of teaching, upon written request to the Directorate of the Museums. Should permission be granted, this does not authorise access to all the remaining display areas, which may be visited only upon purchase of a regular entry ticket for the Museums.