The Treasures of the Vatican Museums
Experience at your own pace the Vatican Museums & the Sistine Chapel with a fascinating audio tour on your smartphone!
Set out on a riveting journey through religious history and art in the museum where the heart of Italian Renaissance beats. From the first stop in the dazzling Cortile del Belvedere to the very last in front of the iconic “Last Judgement”, this is a vivid medley of color & arresting stories!
Guided by your immersive audio tour, you will explore the Gallery of the Candelabras, Raphael’s Rooms, the Gallery of the Maps & the Gallery of Tapestries among many more richly adorned rooms of the Museum. Finally, your visit will culminate with Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel.
This audio tour offers an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the treasures of the Vatican Museums through a fun and engaging storytelling concept.
* Ticket/entrance fee to the Vatican Museums & the Sistine Chapel is not included
I am an internal and authorized tour guide for the Vatican, Vatican City Europe, and professional artist. In the mornings I take people through Michelangelo's masterpieces....the evenings, embark on my own artistic journey.
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|Address||Entrance to the Museums on Viale Vaticano (northern side of the Vatican Wall)|
|Starting point||Entrance to the Vatican museums|
|Finishing point||Exit to the Vatican Museums (next to the entrance, Viale Vaticano street)|
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|Areas||Pineone Courtyard, Pio Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Candellabras, Gallery of the Tapestries, Gallery of the Maps, Sobieski Room, Room of the Immaculate Conception, Raphael Rooms, Contemporary Art and Borgia Apartments, Sistine Chapel|
|Opening hours||Monday through Saturday, 9am to 6pm. The entrance doors close at 4:00 pm. Last Entrance into the Sistine Chapel is 5:30pm. The last Sunday of the month the Museums are free (not recommended to visit at this time). From April to October, the Vatican is also open in the evenings from 7-11pm. Some sections, however, such as the Pinacoteca, are closed. Closed: on Sundays and religious holidays|
|Additional admission||Full price ticket: Euro 21,00. Reduced ticket: Euro 12,00.|
|Mandatory Items||Charged Android / iOS smartphone & headphones|
|Comments||The Vatican Museums entrance is accessible from Viale Vaticano 00165 Roma RM, Italy on the northern side of the city state. Metro: Line A, Ottaviano-S. Pietro Station Bus: 40, 64, 62, 81, stop Viale Vaticano/ Musei Vaticani Tram: 19 to Piazza Risorgimento|
Why take a self-guided tour?
This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.
You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.
After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.