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VATICAN MUSEUMS for Kids Tour

Skip the line to the Vatican Museums and discover the Sistine Chapel with a unique, private family-friendly experience perfect for all ages! Michelangelo, the Popes and... interaction! 2 hours private tour with a guide specialized in education and... fun!

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GOOD TO KNOW

THIS TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Sistine Chapel
  • Pinecone Courtyard
  • Galleries of the Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps

NOTES:

  • The experience is tailored for kids 6+
  • This tour is ONLY PRIVATE

Vatican Museums for kids tour: enjoy and learn the story of the Sistine Chapel and the Popes with all the family!

Visiting a museum with your kids might be a challenge: tours rarely are tailored for children or teenagers, so if you’re looking for a Vatican Museums Tour that is kidfriendly, our guides can make a difference.

Our team of specially selected guides know that it’s not only about playing, it’s also about letting your family enjoy a unique experience while focusing the energy of the younger ones. Using visual supports, the right language and a crackling energy, your kids will be engaged for two hours!

Our tour keyword is “FUN” and we aren’t the only guides, sometimes parents discover they are as well! Guides will be focused on capturing your children’s attention and stimulating their imagination with visual aids.

We realized that interactive tools are the best way of engaging the youngest ones in a group…  And are as fun for them as they are for the whole family!

What is the Vatican for Kids Tour about?

This tour is literally a fun and engaging learning experience, and you’ll use vacation time to make your children understand the masterpiece of the Renaissance in Rome…

Live from the historical site! Through your guide’s words, your Vatican experience will be unforgettable.

You will learn about the life of Michelangelo, the creation of the Sistine Chapel and behind the scenes facts. Our guides will explain, playfully, the most important story of the Italian Renaissance: the creation of the 12,000 square foot (ca. 1,115 m²) ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by the “extraordinary” Michelangelo Buonarroti.

The tour will cover the main galleries and a quick visit to the Egyptian room to see….the Mummy of the Vatican Museums! The Sistine Chapel is one of those places where everyone, young and old, can learn and make a discovery.

The amazing story of a sculptor chosen to be a painter and succeeding in the biggest challenge of his life is very suitable for children and will be a surprising discovery for your kids!

What will we visit?

We will visit the entry courtyard with a stunning view of the Dome of St. Peter’s. At the start, your tour guide will be local, licensed and will interact especially with your children explaining to them the adventurous story of Michelangelo, the popes and the incredible creation of the Sistine Chapel! At the start, the entire family will have an overview of the story of Peter and its tomb.

As the Sistine Chapel is at the end of the galleries of the museums, your guide will find a comfortable place is the courtyard of the Pinecone to prepare the kids to the paintings. Being a church, the chapel is not a place to chat too much, that is why the guide will tell the story before entering, using visual support in order to have time to answer all your questions.

As the explanation of the Chapel will be over, you’ll quickly go through the main galleries of the Museums (The Gallery of the Statues, The Gallery of the Tapestries and The Gallery of the Maps) to reach and spend time in the Chapel.

IMPORTANT: this tour is short and focused on the kids and the story Chapel. If you wish to know more about the museums, please book a CLASSIC VATICAN MUSEUMS TOUR.

At the end of the time in the Sistine Chapel, according to Museums schedule and availability, you will either finish the tour in St. Peter’s square or outside the museums.

IMPORTANT: the passage way that connects the chapel to the basilica is open upon museums’ direction discretion, therefore it is not guaranteed. If you want to visit St. Peter’s church with your guide, check this tour.

How does the Vatican Museums for Kids Tour works?

This Vatican Museums Tour for Kids is designed for families with parents who love art but are worried about boring their children. We want to keep the family together and be able to give an exciting art experience for all different ages.

You’ll skip the line and enter the Museum right away – just a quick security check – and the tour will be ready to start.

PLEASE NOTE: this Vatican Museums for kids tour is specifically focused on the Sistine Chapel and is very “light” so as not to overload children with too much information. If you wish to have a deeper knowledge of the Vatican Museums and of St Peter’s Basilica, please ask for a Vatican Standard Tour.

  • The experience is tailored for children +6
  • Your guide is LICENSED, LOCAL and specialized in ROME and VATICAN HISTORY.
  • DRESS CODE: no shorts – no uncovered knees and shoulders, no backpacks.
  • IMPORTANT: Tickets and headphones (compulsory for 5 or more people, price 1.50 euro each) are not included in the priceVatican Museums admission tickets price:
Tickets

ADULTS: 23 euros (21 € + 2 € for st.peter’s fee).

CHILDREN up to 18 yo or students under 26 y.o.: 15 euros (13€ + 2€ st. Peter’s fee) Buy your tickets and save your money!! The online procedure is very easy!

  • After paying the deposit to secure the tour, we will send you the online booking procedure to get your admission tickets.
  • Kids Tours are not eligible for discounts.
  • From June to October and extra fee of 15% will be added on last minute requests (3 days before the tour date).

Meeting point

Private Tour Price
2 people
180€
3 people
190€
4 people
200€
5 people
220€
6 people
240€
7 people
260€
8 people
280€

* Please note:

  • tickets price is not included in the tour. Please check under General Information
  • We reserve the right to vary the prices shown on our website at any time before you book (during Bank Holidays, National Holidays, Christmas Holidays, Easter Holidays, or last minute bookings). You will be advised of the current price at the time of booking. Once you have booked we will not increase your tour price other than for changes in VAT or any other Venues or Government imposed levy.

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