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Antiquarium of Boscoreale

Via Settetermini 15, 80041 Boscoreale, Italy
+39 081 536 8796
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Too dirty to go.

The museum has a nice collection, but not very special. The villa is closed to the public and can... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Freek B
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The Hague, The Netherlands
A good addition to a visit to Pompeii or Herculaneum

This small museum is not to be missed for the seekers of all things Ancient Rome. All of the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
NVPeg
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NV
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Via Settetermini 15, 80041 Boscoreale, Italy
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+39 081 536 8796
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum has a nice collection, but not very special. The villa is closed to the public and can only be viewed from a distance. We walked from Pompeii to Boscoreale and from Boscoreale to villa Oplontis. In terms of distance to do well, but...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This small museum is not to be missed for the seekers of all things Ancient Rome. All of the preserved bits and pieces (food, clothing, household goods) are on display. A visit will fill in the gaps after a trip to a Pompeii. Of note---not...More

1  Thank NVPeg
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

...containing the most amazing collection of artefacts left since Vesuvius erupted in AD 79. If Vesuvius is your thing miss it at your peril.

1  Thank txeh
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

A small (air conditioned) museum with fascinating relics including food, fabrics, household items, tools and the like. Very helpful staff and good signs.

Thank fromSouthampton
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The actual villa is closed, at least for another year (now is July 2017), for restoration. You can have a look from the outside. As opposed to the other villa's nearby this was more of farm. Less luxury, more work.. You can actually see quite...More

Thank martijn611
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place could be missed as it is hidden behind a block of flats. Hardly gets any visitors it appears, but not a bad little museum. Shame the Villa itself was closed as work was being undertaken but still had to pay to go in...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience. We struck gold with a bilingual staff member who gave The Best Tour of all. Written info is all in Italian so this was invaluable. The site includes a farm in a deep excavation pit and a wonderful museum. You'll see household contents...More

Thank Sandi S
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

You'll need a car to visit this hidden small museum and rustic villa, which is stranded in the middle of a typically scruffy Neapolitan housing estate. Most visitors will be trying to make use of their €22 5 site ticket, and if you're trying to...More

6  Thank inspec71
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Not well indicated so we think we found the place..-... 20 minutes from the station..... - ...But not the entrance! And boscoreale in general was quite a worrying place to be for 2 girls - we received way too much unwanted attention despite dressing normally...More

1  Thank Philomene T
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

This museum is incredible. Granted it is a little off the beaten track, but there are signs to guide you once the satnav has taken you to the right street. The staff were lovely, very polite and helpful. The exhibits are wonderful, ranging from the...More

1  Thank Jay K
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