VIP Key Master's Tour: Open The Sistine Chapel

219 reviews

2 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • Join the Vatican's Key Master, opening the Vatican Museums for the day
  • Spend two hours inside the museums alone with your small group
  • Follow an official Vatican guide, sharing context in each of the galleries you visit
  • Spend as much time as you desire inside the Vatican after your tour
  • Sites Visited
  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Raphael Rooms (Stanze di Raffaello)
  • Belvedere Courtyard (Pinecone)
  • Octagonal Courtyard (Apollo Belvedere & Laocoön)
  • Gallery of the Candelabra
  • Gallery of Maps
  • Gallery of the Tapestries
  • Tour Includes
  • Official English-speaking Vatican guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums

The most incredible Vatican experience ever imagined

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Total Customer Reviews: 219

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4.8 /5
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This tour is amazing! To be the ONLY GROUP in the Vatican museum at this time... is just priceless. You can see those beautiful and historical items without competing with thousands of other folks for vantage points. Photos are easy - as you're not being 'rushed thru' from room to room due to all the other tourists. Seeing the amazing rooms 'come to light' as the doors are unlocked (one by one) and lights turn on... is hard to put into words. Worth every penny - best tour in Rome!
Verified · Cheryl · Jun 03, 2024 · USA
We were here two weeks and this was the absolutely best tour ever! An experience of a lifetime. Cant recommend this tour enough.
Verified · Arlene · May 06, 2024 · USA · Female
Both of us got to unlock doors. A must do tour.
Verified · David · May 05, 2024 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years
Extremely wonderful tour. Expensive but worth every penny. Being alone in the Sistine Chapel was a once in a lifetime experience.
Verified · Lane · May 04, 2024 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years
Getting to see the Vatican without the crowds was simply priceless.
Verified · Julia · May 04, 2024 · USA · Female · 25 to 34 years


Is this tour accessible for wheelchairs, strollers or for those with mobility impairments?
Unfortunately due to the nature of this tour it is not suitable for guests with mobility impairments, or for wheelchairs or strollers. Please contact the Guest Experience team at [email protected] or call +39 068-596-0143 (Italy) or 888-683-8670 (USA) to make alternative arrangements.

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