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Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani)

Viale Vaticano
Rome (Roma)
Italy IT (Italia)

Tel: +39 (0) 6 6988 4947

Rome Vatican MuseumsThe Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani) are a group of Rome palaces which contain some of the most important, historic collections in the world. There are several major exhibitions at Rome's Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani), which include the Etruscan Museum, Raphael Rooms and Loggias, the Egyptian Museum and the world-famous Sistine Chapel, which is probably the most important part of this vast museum complex.

Other attractions at Rome's Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani) include Raphael's Rooms (Stanze di Raffaello) - several rooms of the Vatican apartment that were painted by Raphael at the request of Pope Julius II. The Vatican Museums are part of Rome's Vatican Palace, the official Rome residence of the Pope. Containing painted ceilings, chapels, an around 1,400 rooms and many distinguished art galleries, the Vatican Museums house approximately 5 miles / 8 km of exhibits.

Open: daily - 08:45 to 16:45, Satudays to 13:45
Admission: charge - free entrance every last Sunday of the month

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