- 2131 Lindau Lane, Bloomington, MN 55425
- 2021-01-14 to 2021-04-04
About The Exhibit
An Up-Close, Life-Size, Never-Before-Seen Perspective. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is coming to the Mall of America this holiday season.
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Mall of America has re-opened Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition
2131 Lindau Lane, Bloomington, MN 55425
2021-01-14 to 2021-04-04
April 4, 2021
SEE Global Entertainment
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*Subject to Governor Walz’s good news, the exhibit is now OPEN AGAIN! Any tickets already purchased during lockdown, can be rescheduled on Etix.com. Any new tickets can be reserved as of NOW. The exhibit re-opens Jan 14th and shows through EASTER.*
Mall of America brings the internationally acclaimed Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition, an immersive presentation of museum-quality, near life-size reproductions of the iconic master’s frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel in Rome. This limited-time exhibit launches November 13, 2020. It will be located on level two of the North Atrium. Tickets are $19; children 5 and under are free, but must reserve a spot in order to comply with safety standards. Tickets go on sale Nov. 13 and will also be available at the door. Although this is a ticketed and timed event, all tickets will be honored as space allows. The spacious exhibit is located in the North Atrium conveniently steps away from parking and vehicle drop-off areas. COVID safety protocols mandated by the State of MN, CDC, and employed by MOA are equally enforced within the exhibit space.
Level 2, North Atrium, Mall of America, 2131 Lindau Lane, Bloomington, MN 55425
*We’ve Re-Opened!* January 14th 2021 – April 4th, 2021
Exhibit Entry Hours: Sun-Thurs, 11am-6pm and Fri-Sat,10am-8pm. Last ticketed entry is one hour before MOA closes.
Senior (65+) / Military / Student with ID: $14
Children 6-18: $12
Family 4 Pack (2 adults+2 children): $45
Children 5 & under: Free
Groups of 10 or more: $10 each
Did you reproduce everything inside the Sistine Chapel?
Our mission was never to copy the entire chapel, so bordering elements such as the Ignudi angels and other framing devices are not included. It was necessary to crop some of the images in order to fit them into the display design, but rest assured: all key images from the ceiling are included.
Is the artwork in the exhibit the same size as the original in the Vatican?
Since the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is curved, these reproductions are as close to the original size as possible.
What is the source of the images and when were they taken?
The exhibit is produced by Special Entertainment Events (SEE), a L.A.-based exhibition production company which acquired the worldwide rights to the fresco reproductions from Bridgeman Images. The photographs were taken post-restoration of the ceiling; in some cases, color enhancement was necessary to match the images for consistency.
How long should I plan to spend at the exhibition?
The average visit lasts between 1 to 1.5 hours. Although this is a ticketed and timed event, all tickets will be honored as space allows.
What is your refund policy?
All sales are final. Refunds are not available on purchased tickets. A ticket purchased for a specific date may be exchanged for a different time or date, depending on availability. Please see our staff at the box office and they will assist you.
Is the venue wheelchair friendly?
The Mall of America is wheelchair friendly and also offers a variety of guest services such as stroller and wheelchair rental. Get more information.
Can I take photos inside the exhibit?
Yes! Photos for personal use are permitted and encouraged, but please do not use a flash, tripod, or selfie stick. For any professional or filming requests, please contact, SEE Global Entertainment.the producers.
When is the best time to come?
Weekends are traditionally the busiest days, so expect large crowds then.
Do you allow strollers?
Yes, parents with strollers are always welcome. Your baby will have one of the best views in the house!
Can I bring food or drink inside?
Sorry, no outside food or drink is allowed.
May I host a private event inside the exhibition?
Possibly! We have reserved some dates during the exhibition’s run for private event rentals. Contact email@example.com for additional information.
What COVID-19 measures and precautions will be in place during the exhibition?
In addition to timed ticketing to limit capacity, the Mall of America’s health and safety protocols will be firmly in place. These include but are not limited to: mandatory use of face coverings, practicing of social distancing, and rigorous sanitization of all surfaces.
We also have an audio guide system with augmented reality that you can use on your own smart phone. Download the enjoyers life app here before attending.
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