Skip-the-Lines Barberini Palace Museum and Gallery Private Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the magnificent Barberini Palace on this private 2.5-hour tour. Explore the grand 17th-century palace, marvel at its architectural wonders, and visit the gallery to admire paintings by masters such as Raphael, Caravaggio, and Holbein.
  • 2.5-hour guided tour of Barberini Palace in Rome
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Barberini Palace Gallery and Museum
  • Admire the grand architecture, magnificent frescos, and beautiful gardens
  • Marvel at artworks by Raphael, Caravaggio, and Titian
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • This private tour can be customized to your interests and ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide

Professional guide
Private tour
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Via delle Quattro Fontane, 13, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time


Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your private guide outside the Barberini Palace in time for a 10am or 2pm departure (depending on tour option selected) and use your pre-paid skip-the-line tickets to head straight inside.

Accompanied by your guide, set out to explore the royal apartments, decorated with historic tapestries, antique furniture, and colorful frescos. Climb the grand staircase to see the Salone, with its magnificent ceiling fresco by Pietro da Cortona; stroll the beautiful palace gardens; spot remarkable paintings by artists including Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian, Holbein, and Metsys.

Along the way, hear tales of royal life in the palace, learn more through interactive iPad presentations, and discover the palace’s unique architectural design, the work of Maderno, Bernini, and Borromini.

At the end of your visit, your tour ends in Barberini Square, where you can admire Bernini’s striking Triton Fountain.
Stop At:  
Palazzo Barberini
After meeting your guide in front of the entrance to the Barberini Palace, you will skip the lines and head straight in to see the collected paintings and sculptures. The building itself is a masterpiece of architectural design by Maderno, Bernini, and Borromini. On your 2.5-hour private tour, your guide will lead you to the highlights of the palace and its garden. Climb the grand staircase and see the Salone, the large hall, painted with an amazing fresco on the ceiling by Pietro da Cortona. Explore the most interesting rooms of the palace to see works by Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian, Holbein, Metsys and more.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Fontana del Tritone
Throughout your tour, your guide will use an iPad and other multimedia tools to help make the experience even more engaging and educational. Your tour will end in Barberini Square where you will see Bernini’s Triton Fountain.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible
  • No dress code required, though large bags are not allowed in the museum
  • Photography is allowed in only part of the museum
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the museum
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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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