The Vatican Historical Museum in Rome was founded in 1973. In 1987 it was transferred to the Papal Apartment in the Lateran Palace.
Vatican Historical Museum Rome
History and description
Its collection consists of a series of papal portraits together with objects of the past Pontifical Military Corps and of the Pontifical Chapel and Family and historic ceremonial objects no longer in use.
One section of the Vatican Historical Museum is taken up by the Carriage and Automobile Museum.
Admission to the Vatican Historical Museum, which is not located at the Vatican itself, but at the Basilica of Saint John in Lateran, is included in the entrance fee to the Vatican Museums. The opening hours are also the same.