All times

Opening days and times

From Monday to Saturday
09.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.
 (final entry 04.00 p.m.)

Every last Sunday of the month
(provided this does not coincide with Easter Sunday, 29 June Sts. Peter and Paul, 25 December Christmas Day, 26 December Feast of St. Stephen and 31 December Feast of St. Sylvester)
09.00 a.m. – 02.00 p.m. (final entry 12.30 p.m.)
Free entry

Visitors are required to leave the halls 30 minutes before museum closing time
 

Closures 2022

Sunday (except the last Sunday of each month),
1 and 6 January,
11 February,
19 March,
18 April,
29 June,
15 August,
1 November,
8 and 26 December


Temporary and extraordinary closures

New Wing

  • Period: 12 – 13 – 14 December
    Hour of closure: --  

Gregoriano Profano Museum

  • Period: 13 December
    Hour of closure: 09.00 a.m. – 03.00 p.m.  

Pius-Christian Museum

  • Period: 13 December
    Hour of closure: 09.00 a.m. – 03.00 p.m.  

VATICAN MUSEUMS (all sectors)

  • Period: 14 December
    Hour of closure: 09.00 a.m. – 09.30 a.m.  
  • Period: 22 December
    Hour of closure: 09.00 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.  
  • Period: 24 December
    Hour of closure: 03.30 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.  

    Last entrance: 01.30 p.m.

  • Period: 31 December
    Hour of closure: 03.30 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.  

    Last entrance: 01.30 p.m.

PONTIFICAL VILLAS OF CASTEL GANDOLFO

EXCAVATIONS OF ST. JOHN LATERAN

  • Period: Reopening date to be confirmed