Guided tour

Rome: Guided Vatican Museums After Hours Tour

Activity provider: ToursAndTours srl

Rome: Guided Vatican Museums After Hours Tour

Activity provider: ToursAndTours srl

From US$ 470.08 per person

Enjoy exclusive access to the Vatican Museum on a guided nighttime tour. Admire sights light like the Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms on stroll through the museums with only your group.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide


  • Feel the excitement of visiting the Vatican Museums after opening hours
  • Navigate easily through the 70,000 exhibits with the help of a local guide
  • Contemplate Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and the Raphael Rooms in peace
  • See the Gallery of Maps, the Chariot Room and the Gallery of Tapestries
  • Marvel at each portion of the Sistine chapel in an unobstructed way
Full description

Follow your guide through the Vatican Museums at night on this group walking tour and have one of the world’s most prestigious museums all to yourselves. Let your guide help you navigate through the 70,000 exhibits.

Meet your guide and start your nighttime walk in the domed Round Room and continue to admire the statues in the Hall of the Muses. Pass through the marble displays in the Gallery of the Candelabra.

Head to the Chariot Room to view the stunning two horse chariot. Walk through the extensive exhibits in the Gallery of Tapestries and the Gallery of Maps. Listen as your guide answers your questions and have time to quietly contemplate the works in each room. Finish with your own private perusal of the master works of Raphael before entering the inimitable Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo depicted the story of creation in masterful detail.

  • Guide
  • Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel tickets
  • Headsets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc). Participants under 18 may also use a school photo ID. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who meets the above requirements. Participants who do not comply with these requirements will be denied entry or asked to leave the theater

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security to enter the Vatican Museums

Product ID: 409705