national archaeological museum  
piazza museo n.19

telephone: 081440166
fax: 081440013
web site:
entry (indicative): euro 6.2 (full fare) - euro 3.1 (reduced fare)


09.00-20.00 (holiday)
closed on Tuesday

It’s the most important archaeological museum in Europe, with a rich collection of coins, an Egyptian section and a series of rooms which house pieces of exceptional importance, such as the big mosaic which represents “the battle of Alexander to Isso”, the “Farnese bull”, the group of the Tyrannicides, the tables of Eraclea and the Rooms of the Temple of Isis. They are sculptures, wall paintings, mosaics, arms, terracottas, pots, bone and ivory objects and jewels.




wheel chair/reduced mobility: yes
  how to get there
underground scendere a piazza Cavour
  annual festivity of closing
labour feast, christmas
availability guides , inside sale of literature

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