Vatican Tour 6) The Vatican Historical Museum at the Lateran Palace ( the Noble Apartment of the Lateran Apostolic Palace )
The Lateran Apostolic Palace houses the collection of stupendous Tapestries, old documents, great paintings, old uniforms of the different Vatican Military Corps. It has the largest frescoed ceilings in Rome, with over 10.000 square meters (more than 2,4 acres) dating back the XVIth century with the history of the Old, New Testaments and Popes. Constructed by Pope Sixtus V (1585-1590), now it's the Vicar Palace (Palazzo del Vicariato) open to the visitors with a Vatican Guide only.
Opening days: every day but Sunday and Vatican Religious Holiday at 09.00 am - 10.00 am - 11.00 am and 12.00 pm only through mandatory reservation.
Entrance: in the portico of the Basilica of St. John Lateran ( Cathedral of Rome ).
Our guiding fee in combination with The Holy Stair Case + St. John Basilica and its cloister: EUR 300,00 ( 3 - 4 hours )
Ticket: the comprehensive ticket of the Vatican Museums is also valid for visiting the Historical Museum at the Lateran Palace, if used within the five consecutive days from the date of purchase (included).