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Your Visit to The Vatican Museums

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Your Visit to The Vatican Museums

Details that can help you plan your Visit to The Vatican Museums:

Location:                    Vatican City, Rome, Italy

Address:                      Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma, Italy

Visitor Numbers:      Over 6 million

Transportation:          Metro: Line A direction Battistini, Ottaviano or Cipro stations

Bus: 49, stop in the square in front of the Vatican Museums
32, 81, 982, stop at Piazza del Risorgimento
492, 990, stop in Via Leone IV / Via degli Scipioni

Tram: 19, stop at Piazza del Risorgimento



List of Museums:

  • Gregorian Egyptian Museum
  • Gregorian Etruscan Museum
  • Pio Clementino Museum
  • Chiaramonti Museum
  • Lapidary Gallery
  • New Wing
  • Gregoriano Profano Museum
  • Lapidario Profano ex Lateranense
  • Pius-Christian Museum
  • Christian Lapidarium
  • Jewish Lapidarium
  • Pinacoteca
  • Ethnological Museum
  • Carriage Pavilion
  • Christian Museum
  • Profane Museum
  • Room of the Aldobrandini Wedding
  • Chapel of St. Peter Martyr
  • Collection of Contemporary Art
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Raphael’s Rooms
  • Borgia Apartment
  • Niccoline Chapel
  • Chapel of Urban VIII
  • Room of the Immaculate Conception
  • Room of the Chiaroscuri


“If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.” Julius Caesar


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