Skip-the-Lines Barberini Palace Museum and Gallery Private Tour

Roma, Italy

From USD 252.72

Price varies by group size

Select Date and Travellers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the magnificent Barberini Palace on this private 2.5-hour tour. Explore the grand 17th-century palace, marvel at its architectural wonders, and visit the gallery to admire paintings by masters such as Raphael, Caravaggio, and Holbein.
  • 2.5-hour guided tour of Barberini Palace in Rome
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Barberini Palace Gallery and Museum
  • Admire the grand architecture, magnificent frescos, and beautiful gardens
  • Marvel at artworks by Raphael, Caravaggio, and Titian
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • This private tour can be customized to your interests and ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Via delle Quattro Fontane, 13
    Via delle Quattro Fontane, 13, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

    At the gates of the Palazzo Barberini, by the sidewalk

Start time

Opening hours

  • 9/5/2022 - 6/21/2024

    Tuesday - Sunday : 10:00 am - 06:00 pm

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Meet your private guide outside the Barberini Palace in time for a 10am or 2pm departure (depending on tour option selected) and use your pre-paid skip-the-line tickets to head straight inside.

Accompanied by your guide, set out to explore the royal apartments, decorated with historic tapestries, antique furniture, and colorful frescos. Climb the grand staircase to see the Salone, with its magnificent ceiling fresco by Pietro da Cortona; stroll the beautiful palace gardens; spot remarkable paintings by artists including Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian, Holbein, and Metsys.

Along the way, hear tales of royal life in the palace, learn more through interactive iPad presentations, and discover the palace’s unique architectural design, the work of Maderno, Bernini, and Borromini.

At the end of your visit, your tour ends in Barberini Square, where you can admire Bernini’s striking Triton Fountain.

Palazzo Barberini

1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Fontana del Tritone

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible
  • No dress code required, though large bags are not allowed in the museum
  • Photography is allowed in only part of the museum
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the museum
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Vera gave us a superb tour of the...
Maria M, Mar 2017
Vera gave us a superb tour of the museum. With a deep knowledge she pointed out highlights and 'backsides' of the Renaissance. She really made my visit special. The highlight of my Rome trip. Thank you.

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