Family tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
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Attractions & guided tours

Family tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: From Monday to Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take part in a private 3-hour tour of the Vatican Museums, specifically designed for families with children
  • Kids can take part in games and win prizes, all the while learning about the Vatican’s amazing collections
  • Admire the world-known frescos in the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chaple and enter the spectacular St. Peter's Basilica
What to expect

Join a 3-hour private tour of the Vatican designed for families with children: you'll have the chance to explore the Vatican Museums’ renowned collection of art, including Raphael's Rooms and the Gallery of Maps. as well as Michelangelo's famous Sistine Chapel and his Pietà; also, you’ll enjoy skip-the-line access to the Museums and St. Peter's Basilica so you won’t waste time waiting in line. Meet your private guide near the Vatican City and enter right away; in the course of the experience, your children will take part in games and win prizes whilst learning about the Vatican’s collections.
Your visit will start from the ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, as well as the sarcophagi of Empress Helena and Constantina. You'll then proceed through the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Gallery of the Tapestries, Sobieski Hall, and the richly decorated Raphael Rooms. Next up is the highlight of any Vatican tour: the Sistine Chapel, still in use today, notably as the venue for the papal elections. Here you’ll have the opportunity to admire Michelangelo's Last Judgment and other frescoes depicting Biblical stories, such as the well-known creation of Adam.
As the last stop, you'll enter the most meaningful Catholic church in the world, Saint Peter’s Basilica.
This tour is a great way to discover the best the Vatican has to offer and to make sure your kids enjoy the experience as much as you while learning about the history and heritage of this extraordinary site. The whole family can team up to solve quizzes, join in treasure hunts, and much more. Your guide will personalize your tour to fit your specific needs, creating a unique experience for your family.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Skip-the-lines entrance tickets
    • Private tour
    What's not included
    • Pick-up and transfers
    Reduced price
    • Child (5-11): reduced
    • Youth (12-17): reduced
    Where

    Viale Vaticano, Rome RM, Italy.

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide in front of the white gate of the main entrance of the Museums, below the statues of Raphael and Michelangelo.

    When
    • From Monday to Saturday at 2.00pm
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 9.00am
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    Provider
    Raphael Tours and Events
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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