8.2.2 Policies and programmes
For some years now, the last Sunday of each month has been a free-entry day for the Vatican Museums. There are also facilities for student groups and longer opening hours for the museums thanks to recent changes.
The link between culture, development of civil society, and social cohesion has been highlighted by successive popes. However there is no explicit link between this essential message and the Holy See's or Vatican City State's cultural policy.