Vatican Museums open late Friday nights

Night visits at the Vatican Museums until October.

The Vatican Museums open every Friday evening from 19.00-23.00 from 6 May to 29 July, and from 2 September until 28 October.

Online booking is mandatory, with last admission at 21.30 and exit from the museums beginning 30 minutes prior to closing time.

The visit includes the Pio-Clementine museum, the Egyptian museum, the upper galleries, the Raphael rooms, the Borgia apartment, the collection of modern religious art, and the Sistine Chapel.

As in previous years, the popular Friday night initiative will be enriched with a special season of live music, from Russian choirs to Argentine tango to jazz concerts.

For full details including ticket prices see website.