Take a Tour of the Vatican Museums – from Home!

| 07/8/2024

By: Mary Shovlain

Visitors tour the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums in this Feb. 21, 2020, file photo. The Vatican announced March 8 that the Vatican Museums will be closed until April 3 as a precaution against spread of the coronavirus. Also closed for the same duration are the necropolis under St. Peter's Basilica, museums at the pontifical villa at Castel Gandolfo, and the museums of the papal basilicas. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See VATICAN-COVID-CLOSURES March 9, 2020.

Can’t make it to Italy and the Vatican this summer? You can still visit Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and all the treasures of the Vatican Museums by taking the 360º virtual tours created to share these masterpieces with the world.

Just click on this link and you’re in!

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