The Vatican Museum is visited annually by in excess of 6 million people. This puts it constantly in the top 10 most visited museums in the world.

It is not difficult to see why.

The influences of Michelangelo and Raphael are seen many times on your journey and indeed above the entrance to the museums you will see a statue of them both together.

Getting In And A Few Facts I Am Sure You Did Not Know.


  • The Vatican Museums are open Monday to Saturday to the general public from 9am-4pm.
  • Mandatory exit at 6pm.
  • Certain companies can have access earlier to avoid some of the crowds. We are one so please check our schedule and see if we can help you.

How to be a native in Rome (or at least not a jerk!)

  • Rome the Eternal City is full of expectations for you and strangely enough for your host.
  • Here are some light hearted tips to hopefully make your stay a little more “Roman”.