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Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition - Halifax

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 Halifax at last!

🎫 Standard Admission - includes entry to the exhibition and an audio guide experience app (downloadable application for your smartphone or tablet - headphones are required for this experience)
  • Adult (ages 13+)
  • Child (ages 4–12)
  • Senior (ages 65+) or Student - valid ID required
  • Group (10 - 50 people)
🎫 Souvenir Package - includes entry to the exhibition, poster of your choice, front of the line access, entry for an end of exhibit draw and an audio guide experience app (downloadable application for your smartphone or tablet - headphones are required for this experience)
  • Adult (ages 13+)
  • Senior (ages 65+) or Student - 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
👨‍🎨 Immerse 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 July 2022
🕒 Opening hours (time slots available every half hour): Thursdays–Sundays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (last entry at 5 p.m.)
⏳ Duration: 1 hour
📍 Location: Halifax Exhibition Centre
👤 Age requirement: all ages are welcome
♿ Accessibility: the exhibition is wheelchair accessible
❓ 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 color 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 162 reviews
  • A great experience. Having seen the Sistine Chapel in Rome before the restoration and the exhibit today in Halfax I am amazed and impressed. Great pricing, an audio explaination of every painting, no crowds, no time limits. I highly recommend everyone take the opportunity
  • Wonderful. The setup was great. To see the images at life-size was just an unbelievable experience. The colours were breathtaking. The whole experience was so memorable. And the best part is no stiff neck from trying to view it overhead. We highly recommend it.
  • The Sistine Chapel exhibit was absolutely stunning! The audio guide is very helpful. Plan to be there at least 90 minutes as you will want to thoroughly experience this magnificent work.
  • Great atmosphere, and highly informative! To get to see the paintings up close was incredible. I had a great time! I highly recommend the guided add-on. The app worked very well!
  • I have been in the Sistine Chapel three times and was awed with the images . . . but often overwhelmed. This exhibition allows one to appreciate Michelangelo's genius one panel at a time. Ii enjoyed it immensely.
  • Amazing!! The detail in the displays was incredible. Thank you to all the attention and assistance in getting us set up and enjoying the audio.
  • I have visited the Sistine Chapel on various occasions, however, by providing a life-size window, on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling frescoes and the Last Judgement, this exhibition gives the viewers an intimate view of the details of the masterpiece. We, in Halifax, are fortunate to have this opportunity and one that will leave a lasting impression on its viewers.
  • Stunning show with many up close details. We followed the audio tour and learnt about background stories that assisted our appreciation of the exhibition. The staff are very friendly. We enjoyed the experience
  • Very informative. Thoughtfully laid out. Wish I had seen this before going to see the real thing: I came away with a much deeper appreciation of each scene.
  • Just seeing the paintings in life size display was amazing. I highly recommend this exhibit. Once in a life time experience.
  • A great way to experience the art and the story behind it for a modest price
  • I enjoyed the exhibition very much. I appreciated how the actual size was displayed.
  • Nicely set-up for easy viewing. Thank you!
  • So good to be able to study the paintings unclose
  • Nice set up and good welcoming atmosphere.
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