Skip the Line: Private Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour for Kids and Families

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Delve deep into the religious history of the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel on this 3-hour private tour designed for families. Skip the long entry lines and proceed directly inside to admire masterpieces including Michelangelo's Pietà and The Last Judgment. Visit the Gallery of Maps, St Peter's Basilica and Raphael's Rooms. This private tour for just you and your family is fully customizable and ensures your guide's personalized attention.Children learn through play; with your guide you will solve quizzes, answer trivia and engage in scavenger hunts. All entrance fees included.
  • 3-hour private tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel for families
  • Guide will engage kids with scavenger hunts, trivia and quizzes
  • Private tour customized to your family's needs
  • Learn about the important religious history of these landmarks in a fun way

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

A scavenger hunt inside the Vatican makes this tour ideal for those traveling with kids.

Top-rated local guide specialized in working with kids
Private tour
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Skip the line access to St. Peter's Basilica
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Meet your private guide outside the entrance to Vatican City; with reserved tickets and a professional guide, your family will skip the long entry lines and proceed directly inside.

Begin your visit of the collections, viewing the sarcophagi of Constantina and Empress Helena while kids play games and win prizes related to learning about the Vatican's art. Continue to the colorful Raphael's Rooms, Sobieski Hall, the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Candelabra. Learn along with your kids by teaming up to engage in scavenger hunts, answer trivia and solving quizzes.

View Michelangelo's The Last Judgment and listen to stories from the Bible, including the creation of Adam, in the Sistine Chapel. Proceed to St Peter's Basilica, the grandest church in Italy. Your tour guide will ensure your children are entertained and engaged while they learn about the important religious history of these landmarks.
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Meet your private guide near Vatican City. With your guide, you'll get to bypass the long queues at the entrance of the Vatican Museums. You may secure your luggage and umbrellas in the Vatican cloakroom. Once out of the cloakroom, you will begin your visit of the collections. Kids will play games and win prizes while exploring Vatican artwork. You will see brilliant Greek and Roman sculptures and the sarcophagi of Empress Helena and Constantina, the mother and daughter of Constantine the Great. Your tour continues to the Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Tapestries, Sobieski Hall, and the colorful Raphael's Rooms.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
You will then reach the Sistine Chapel, the venue for papal elections and one of Italy’s most visited sites. You will view Michelangelo's 'The Last Judgment' and listen to stories from the Bible, including the creation of Adam.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
After the museum, you will enter the grandest church on earth, Saint Peter’s Basilica. The best way to learn is by playing. Your family will have a lot of fun teaming up to solve quizzes, answer trivia, engage in scavenger hunts, and many more captivating games during the tour. Your local guide for children and families will fully-customize your tour and make it unique. Children will actively participate in the visit and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
St. Peter's Square
Your tour will end in Saint Peter's Square next to the taxi and bus station.
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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