Vatican Museums Vatican City

The Vatican Museums are among the best in the world, with treasures including classical sculptures, early Christian artifacts, Egyptian mummies and Renaissance masterpieces.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248541
Names
Musei Vaticani Italian
Museo Vaticano Italian
Vatican Museums
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Timeline

50 BCE
Laocoon and His Sons sculpture group
1508
Raphael leaves Florence to paint the Vatican Palace in Rome