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Museo Archeologico di Aidone

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This is a gem of a museum, and I have seen many around the world!

This museum is quite small and not all labels are in English, but the objects - vases, jewelry... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Linda B
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Vancouver, Canada
Spectacular Museum and Morgantina Archaeological site

A wonderful museum, staffed with friendly helpful people. The staff went out of their way to be... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
dinobosco
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Soquel, California
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

This museum is quite small and not all labels are in English, but the objects - vases, jewelry, figures, toys are well displayed. There is a good site plan of Morgantina (15 minutes away), which you should take a photo of on your phone camera...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

A wonderful museum, staffed with friendly helpful people. The staff went out of their way to be helpful to me in also trying to find genealogy information about my family that used to live in Aidone. The museum is beautiful. The one suggestion I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The are some great art pieces well lit and displayed in a unique venue worth a visit itself. You can get a combined ticket with the archelogical site of Morgantina.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This small museo has riches worth a bigger area and our visit was indeed rewarding. When visiting it DO NOT miss the La Piazzetta del Museo" snack!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank isybor
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The museum in Aidone may be small in size, but it contains much of the artifacts excavated from the archeological site in Morgantina. The exhibits are well laid out and presented. A visit here in conjunction with the archeological site will give one a very...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank artchan93
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I highly recommend a visit to this museum in the nice little town of Aidone. The collection is stunning and includes the Dea of Morgantina and a number of other famous items. (The so-called silver of Morgantina was on loan to an American museum when...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited this archaelogical museum and amazed that a building so small could contain so much history and treasures. The museum is in the village of Aidone. When we asked for tickets for entry, we were told that there were 2 other tickets available. One...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MelbourneJade
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This museum is a small, quiet and comfortable one with interesting finds from Morgantina. The individual objects are well-signed in both English and Italian; however, the more complete explanations on the walls are in Italian only. The staff at the ticket booth didn’t speak English...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

If you're in this area you are likely visiting Morgantina and Villa Romana Casale. This small but nicely arranged museum adds an extra dimension to the archaeological site visits and is highly recommended. The history of what you will experience will make much more sense.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank wineandtravellover
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The museum is housed in a recently renewed former Capuchin convent (XVII sec.) and contains artifacts discovered during the excavations of the nearby archeological site of Morgantina. In addition to the statue of the Venus of Morgantina (about 8 feet tall sculpted in about 425...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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