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Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition


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 Glasgow at last!

🚨 Due to popular demand, the exhibition has been extended until Sunday 21 August! 🚨

🎫 Standard Admission - includes entry to the experience and an audio guide

  • Adult (ages 13+)
  • Child (ages 4-12)
  • Senior (ages 65+), Student, or NHS - valid ID required

🎫 Souvenir Package - includes entry to the experience and an audio guide, plus a poster and souvenir guide (£14 in additional value)

  • Adult (ages 13+)
  • Senior (ages 65+), Student, or NHS - valid ID required

🎨 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 organizers of the finest in themed exhibitions such as Star Trek, King Tut, Titanic, Frida Kahlo, Michael Jackson and more
✨ True to size, hands-free, and perfect for our socially-distant yet innovative world

General Info
📅 Date: from 1 August, closing 21 August 2022
🕒 Opening hours:
- Tuesdays–Fridays: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
- Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Sundays: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
⏳ Duration: the visit will take approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes
📍 Location: Braehead Shopping Centre, upper mall near McDonald’s (old curling rink), please see the map of the shopping centre here 
👤 Age requirement: all ages are welcome
♿ Accessibility: the exhibition is wheelchair accessible
🎧 It is recommended that you bring your own headphones to enjoy the audio guide
❓ Please consult the FAQs of this experience here
✔️ Safety measures will be in place throughout the experience

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, every brushstroke, 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.

User reviews

based on 1716 reviews
  • Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Exhibition well laid out
  • What an amazing insight into the work that went into designing and painting the Sistine Chapel. Inspired to go see the real thing now.
  • Beautiful, good audio guide, not too busy so felt safe. Interesting to hear the background and see the images close up. With explanations. When visiting the actual Sistine, it is impossible to get time to really see any detail. We really enjoyed it!
  • Excellent exhibition, great photos and very interesting and well-informed audio description of the paintings. Very friendly and helpful staff too..
  • Thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Spent 2 hours in exhibit, but it seemed so much less as I was engrossed in viewing and detailed explanations of each painting.
  • As two wheelchair users, we found the experience most accessible and the audio and video provided were excellent. Lots of space and could take the experience at your own pace.
  • Excellent lay-out and very informative.
  • Loved it. Visited the Sistine Chapel when in Rome recently, really enjoyed how much detail the exhibition opens up to you. I would definitely recommend seeing this.
  • Wonderful. So fascinating being able to get up close and in an uncrowded and unhurried way. The audio guide was really interesting, too.
  • Wonderful exhibition. Saw and found out much more about paintings than if I had visited the Sistine Chapel.
  • Enjoyed the exhibition. I'm not into art a great deal but found the video at start interesting and entertaining, the audio for each painting very informative making you look at whole painting rather than just focusing on main character and the size of each painting! And this is the equivalent of their size on the ceiling! A truly magnificent achievement by Michelangelo!! The staff were very good too.
  • Absolutely wonderful a truly beautiful experience
  • So glad I was able to see the Frescos, beautiful. Surroundings were really good and the audio system worked no bother at all. Everybody needs to go and see this exhibition.
  • Fabulous exhibition, stunning recreation of the Sistine Chapel’s incredible works. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
  • What an amazing experience.. took my mother who won't get to see the real thing she was delighted we were there for 2 hours taking everything in in her leisure .. staff were brilliant.. and equipment very easy to use

How to get there?

Chamber, The Arts House

1 Old Parliament Ln, 179429

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