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Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Salerno

Via San Benedetto 28, 84122 Salerno, Italy
+39 089 231135
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Informative Museum

This was a nicely appointed museum that offered explanations of the area and archeological history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael C
Impressive artefeacts

Arrived to listen to a musical performance in the garden, however was an hour too late. However we... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Julie B
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Located in the St. Benedetto Church complex (Via San Benedetto 28). The museum collects the finds from excavations carried out in the province from prehistoric to the late Roman Empire time. To see: the bronze head of Apollo. The museum management organize guided tours, labs for children and cultural events.
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  • Very good57%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“two floors” (3 reviews)
“apollo” (3 reviews)
“loan” (2 reviews)
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Via San Benedetto 28, 84122 Salerno, Italy
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+39 089 231135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nicely appointed museum that offered explanations of the area and archeological history. The museum information signs are in Italian and English. They had a few multi-media point that added a nice perspective. Two things were disappointing though 1) The main attraction -...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived to listen to a musical performance in the garden, however was an hour too late. However we decided to view inside since we were there. The museum held many interesting artefacts dating back to ancient times. The quality and the presentation were exceptional! Would...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This museum now has an outdoor very nice where take place concerts and parties. I suggest you especially in the summer. Inside there some unique parts of paestum.

Thank annamaria2470
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This museum has recently been updated, with the collection nicely displayed in a fully air conditioned builiding (always appreciated in the summer!). The one "head's up" for those driving to this location is that the GPS had a dreadful time finding it, sending us down...More

Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Wow. Just wow. It was a cold and snowy day and I was looking for something not more than a short walk from our rental. The Museo Archeologico Provinciale was convenient, near the bank where we had to go anyway, and, most importantly, open. Now...More

2  Thank lnwyd
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The museum is well worth a visit. The goods included in the exhibit were interesting for the similar yet different craftsmanship. Unfortunately the major attraction of the exhibit, a bronze head of Apollo, was on loan to China, but we still enjoyed the other exhibits.

1  Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this musuem, it had some great history about burials, pottery etc. The large information boards were in Italian and English. The lists of items in the displays were not. We arrived at 5pm and there was a group of maybe 25 young children...More

Thank Suzo1
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Relatively small museum, over two floors, very interesting exhibits of local area, pottery jewellery etc. Highlight of the museum is the mask of Apollo, which we found to be displayed in an atmospheric manner. Definitely worth a visit, maybe takes around one hour to complete...More

2  Thank MamaDandLotts
Reviewed 6 September 2015

A small museum, just two floors, but information is presented in a clever and modern way. It gives a good and interesting overview of the long history of the region.

Thank Albert-Ludmilla
Reviewed 14 August 2015

They had some really interesting stuff here, some described in english some not. Its small and tucked away in a bak street near the cathedral. Only downside was that the day was hot and inside the temperatures were oven like, uncomfortable for us

Thank deukerens
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