Museums In Vatican City

Vatican city an independent state of Rome Italy is full of astonishing views with unique architecture and craftsmanship. Not only the state is known for the distinguish building but the city is full of historical aspects. People of a Vatican city have preserved their cultural heritage, religious monuments and art crafts in museums. While visiting the place you will find different museums. Although all are best their own and if you have time you should visit all, travel right but these must-see museum in the state that will make your trip memorable are


Pinacoteca museum the 18 rooms building contain the cultural things from the medieval age to the 19th century. It is the perfect place for those who have love with paintings. While visiting the museum you will find all the paintings are displayed in chronological order. You will find many paintings by Pope pies XI and other Pops. The best thing about the museum is that you will find the display from the Congress of Vienna that was held in 1815. The museum contains about 460 paintings that are craftsmanship of the famous painters: Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, il Perugino, and Caravaggio.

Gregorian Egyptian museum

The Geographical Egyptian museum is full of antique collection. For those who are inspired by antiques then they should not forget to visit this place. The 9-room museum was founded by Pope Gregorius XVI in 1839. In the museum, you will find crafts from Egyptian, villa Adriana, Mesopotamia, and Assyria. The main attraction of the museum is Egyptian mummies.

Gallery of Geographic map

While moving to Vatican city towards the Sistine Chapel you will find here the building of geographic map gallery. It is an awesome place to visit for those who like to study a map and have an interest in geography. You will find a series of topographic maps. The cool and fascinating environment of the museum has map paintings on the walls. It clearly defines the division of Italy between two apennines. The museum also keeps the perspective views of Venice, Ancona, Genoa and last but not least the Port of Civitavecchia.

Raphael’s room

Another attractive museum in the state that will win your heart and make your day awesome is the Raphael’s room museum. If we study the history of the museum it was the part of the private apartment of Pope Julius II. The rooms were painted in such a way that they represent the Rome culture. After the death of the Pop, the rooms were opened for the public and displayed various paintings to memorize the ancient culture and art. You will find the Disputation of the Holy Sacrament (Theology), The School of Athens (Philosophy), The Parnassus (Poetry) and The Cardinal Virtues (Law) in the most famous room of the museum that is known as Stanza Della Segnatura.

If you are planning to visit a Vatican city and wish to go to museums then it’s better to take guided tours so that the guide will help you the understanding culture and meaning of each craft placed in a museum.