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Civico Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio

Piazza Medaglie d'Oro 1, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 252550
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Great for those with an interest!

I love archeological museums and seeing ancient civilizations pieced together, and this one was... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Karen T
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
A fantastic muesum that comes with a price

It was a rainy day in Como and this museum was on my list of things to see anyway. I should have... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
henry v
Green Cove Springs, Florida
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“rainy day” (4 reviews)
“garibaldi” (3 reviews)
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Piazza Medaglie d'Oro 1, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 252550
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I love archeological museums and seeing ancient civilizations pieced together, and this one was well worth a visit. Personally, I'm happy just to look and enjoy, but I must mention that for those who like detailed explanations, most of the info was only in Italian.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 15 September 2017

It was a rainy day in Como and this museum was on my list of things to see anyway. I should have just purchased a ticket for this museum, but I thought I would have a chance to see the other two that came with...More

Thank henry v
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Went there for a visit to find out a bit more about Como. As museums go it's about average, boring in parts but interesting in others. It's not something I would do again. It costs 4 euros to enter and the building is very confusing...More

Thank AvrilNanton
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Amazing collection of antiquities and local history. Much larger than we expected with a great textile exhibit.

Thank Martito2
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The little museum - right in the old town - offers an interesting insight in the local history - even back to the roots of human history (the explications are unfortunately only in Italian), the part of the old Romans is worth a detour -...More

Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

It is one of the best museums here Old and beautiful You find collections of coins to paintings and guns and clothes and .. The staff are nice and guide you through the rooms The yard is so beautiful with an ancient fountain and stairways...More

Thank Roxana J
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My friends and I passed by one day and it peaked our curiosity. So we did a quick read on what the Civico Museo offered and decided to go back and tour the facility. It was an eye opening visit. What we thought would be...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is an interesting little museum with a very diverse collection of objects, but most of the descriptions are in Italian only. There is a section on Italian history, but since I'm not familiar with Italian history and I don't speak Italian, I didn't learn...More

Thank tomchaos
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Not too far within the old city walls is Piazza Medaglie d’Oro Comasche (the Square of Gold Medals), here are a number of lovely old houses, one of them houses Museo Garibaldi, another houses Civico Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio. These museums are joined by a...More

3  Thank 35yrdream
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This museum has so much to see and one moves through various buildings to see all the exhibits. The entrance fee is very reasonable and one is taken from prehistoric times to roman ruins and see alll kinds of interesting remnants of Como's colourful past.

Thank Olga L
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