elve into the elaborate elements of Catholic funeral and Papal funeral exhibits and get a glimpse of life inside the Vatican. This extensive exhibit spans 5,000 sq. ft., complete with premium sound and lighting, three-dimensional scenes and multi-media presentations to provide visitors with a true sense of attending a Pope’s funeral. Walk through the detailed Catholic funeral and Papal funeral settings to experience the many stages of preparation for the final services and burial of a Pope.
See a full-scale replica of Saint John Paul II’s original crypt, an exact reproduction of the coffin used in the funerals of three previous Popes, as well as replicas of other Papal vestments crafted by the tailor shop that made the vestments of the last seven Popes, and view authentic uniforms worn by members of The Swiss Guard (protectors of the Pope and the Vatican).