⭐ Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition allows guests to admire Michelangelo's masterpieces up close like never before. After making its way through Shanghai, Chicago, Phoenix, Berlin, Vienna, and many other cities around the world, this experience is coming to Melbourne at last!
🎫 Standard Admission - includes entry to the exhibition
- Adult (ages 13+)
- Child (ages 4–12)
- Senior (ages 65+) or Student - must present valid ID
- Family Bundle (min. 4 people, of which max. 2 adults)
- Group Bundle (min. 15 people)
🎫 VIP Admission - includes entry to the exhibition, priority access, and a poster
- VIP Adult (ages 13+)
- VIP Child (ages 4–12)
🎨 Gain an up-close understanding of the artistic mastery and inspiration behind Michelangelo's brilliant works of art in the Sistine Chapel
👨🎨 Surround yourself in the artist's masterpieces under a life-size perspective
📽️ A one-of-a-kind experience! Brought to you by the organisers of the finest in themed exhibitions such as Star Trek, King Tut, Titanic, Frida Kahlo, Michael Jackson and more
✨ Life-size, hands-free, and perfect for our socially-distant yet innovative world
📅 Date: from March 2022
🕒 Opening hours (time slots available every half hour): Wednesdays – Sundays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (last entry)
⏳ Duration: the visit will take around 60–90 minutes when accompanied by audio guides available for purchase, or 30–50 minutes without audio guide
📍 Location: Emporium Melbourne Level 4 (access via escalator in front of NeNe Chicken in foodcourt Level 3, or via elevator next to Coach Ground floor, with entry on Little Bourke St)
👤 Age requirement: all ages welcome
♿ Accessibility: the exhibition is wheelchair accessible
❓ Please consult the FAQs of this experience here
✔️ The experience will adhere to local COVID guidelines
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition showcases the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements while allowing its visitors to experience this art from an up-close, life-size, and never-before-seen perspective. With special expertise and care, the ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been reproduced in a truly unique way using licensed high-definition photos. Brought to life using a special printing technique that emulates the look and feel of the original paintings, visitors are given a chance to engage with the artwork in ways that were never before possible: seeing every detail and every colour of the artist’s 34 frescoes. Each image is accompanied by informative signage, and audio guides are available to rent for an even more in-depth experience. This globally successful exhibition is an innovative and unique interpretation of Michelangelo’s timeless masterpiece. Whether visitors have already been to the Sistine Chapel or not, everyone can admire the artwork up close, at their own pace, and with the ability to capture photographic memories of this iconic work.
💬 Madeline - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "The exhibit was wonderful. It was fantastic to be able to stand so close to such large canvases. There was great information explaining the exhibit as well."
💬 Debora - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "We were amazed at the beautiful art and appreciated the background information provided for each picture. We may never make it to Rome so this was a good substitute for us."
💬 Jamie - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "It was so amazing. You really get to see the artwork in a much closer experience - well worth the price."