We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket
from US$62.21*
Show 4 more ticket options
Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket
from US$62.21*
Show 4 more ticket options
All photos (3,310)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“last judgement”(149 reviews)
“no photography”(138 reviews)
Probably the most famous chapel in the world because of its incredible artwork, notably "The Last Judgment," Michelangelo's stunning fresco covering 10,000 square feet of the ceiling and wall.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 4676
Ways to Experience Sistine Chapel
from US$376.00
More Info
from US$62.20
More Info
from US$115.40
More Info
from US$61.30
More Info
Reviews (17,424)
Filter reviews
9,086 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslast judgementno photographyno photos allowedtaking picturesmichael angeloholy placebucket listguided tourawe inspiringonce in a lifetimedress codetake your timeskip the linein advancechapelceilingsilence
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 9,086 reviews
Reviewed today

It is a spectacular work of art. We had a guided tour through the museum to the chapel and it was really useful having some background presented to us before going in. The only downside was how crowded it was and people talking despite being...More

Thank NJM1993
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The art within the Sistine Chapel was second to none and the history behind the Chapel was awe-inspiring. However, you can only get through to the Chapel by the Vatican Museum and the Museum was heavily packed which therefore meant the Chapel was. The tourists...More

Thank Tayla094
Reviewed yesterday

After years of wanting to see this marvelous site, we paid for a skip the line ticket to avoid a 1/2 to day long wait. After our guide left us and 6 others behind (the lobby was sheer chaos at 3 in the afternoon), we...More

Thank amw4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As this is an obvious must see on your visit to the Vatican you are in the company of hundreds of like minded people. You are led through the chapel , shuffling along, whilst all the while looking up at the ceiling! There are various...More

Thank M6157PCkathyw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You will just not be able to remain untouched! One of the best places to realize the power of human creatures♥️

Thank Alla K
Reviewed yesterday

A tour of Vatican city is a must,when in rome, but for me the visit to Sistine chapel was the most exciting for not only its importance as a place where the conclave meets to elect a new pope but for the opportunity to see...More

Thank Amar S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The art work was incredible to see and how it has held up over the years. I recommend doing tour with a guide. It gets you skip the line and a much better understanding what you are looking at.

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am not one for religion but to be able to go to the sistine chapel and look at the artwork was amazing!! Definitely worth the craziness of getting herded through the vatican museum!

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really debated with visiting the Vatican due to personal reasons. However I dont think that my first trip to Italy would have been complete. Seeing the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museum really added to the entire experience of Rome. If you like artwork...More

Thank PinAddict111
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Sistine Chapel is one of those places you have to see. The ceiling is stunning and even if you're not into art you can appreciate the detail in it and the time and effort it would have taken to complete it. It's easy to...More

Thank Laura2704
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Residenza Paolo VI
519 reviews
.29 km away
Vatican View
810 reviews
.36 km away
Hotel Sant Anna Roma
331 reviews
.41 km away
379 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
1,794 reviews
.35 km away
Alice Pizza
1,095 reviews
.35 km away
Bar delle Grazie
44 reviews
.35 km away
Grattachecca della Sora Lella
34 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 60 attractions in Vatican City
St. Peter's Basilica
35,520 reviews
.09 km away
La Pieta
4,073 reviews
.08 km away
Cupola di San Pietro
2,967 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
11 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
Response from stephenparsons2017 | Reviewed this property |
The site is MVSEI VATICANI. Early entrance to the museums and breakfast. Early entrance fee €23 Ticket €17 Audio Guide €7.00 American Breakfast €17.00 Hope this helps? Stephen
Carole S
3 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from WorldtravelIzzy | Reviewed this property |
The rule is knees and shoulders covered for everyone so longer shorts would be ok.
31 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from johhny149 | Reviewed this property |
Officially you can't. And there are security guards looking at tourists for that particular reason.
Google Translation