Vatican Modern & Contemporary Art Gallery Private Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 4 more

If you are an art lover, particularly of modern art and would like a private tour of the Vatican Museum’s contemporary art collection, then this tour is for you. On this exclusive visit you’ll get an up close and personal look at some of Pinturicchio’s frescoes that adorn the ceilings as well as insight into Modern Religious art.

The contemporary collection consists of around 8000 works, which includes paintings, sculptures and graphic arts and is displayed in the Borgia Apartment. It offers a valuable overview of Italian and International art with famous works such as: Van Gogh’s Pieta’ and Dali’s Annunciation, as well as other well-known artists: Bacon, Chagall, Fontana and Matisse.

Your professional guide will allow you to see how history and art come alive with the use of an iPad and visual tools. At the end of the tour, using the same entrance tickets, you will have the chance to visit the Sistine Chapel and the other areas of the Vatican at your own pace.

Private transportation

Departure Point

Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City

Departure Time

3:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Enjoy an exclusive private tour of the Vatican Museum’s contemporary art collection located in the historic Borgia Apartments and see the works of some of the most famous artists.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Be wowed by the breathtaking Sistine Chapel as you take in the beauty of Michelangelo, Botticelli and Ghirlandaio's frescoes that adorn the walls and ceilings.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • 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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