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Museo Archeologico Portoferraio

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Superb position

We visited the tower to get some great photos of the port. Clearly the builders put the tower... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike B
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Granada, Spain
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Could have been so much better

I know we English are lazy when it comes to languages, but you would expect tourist attractions to... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Terry W
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Superb position”
17 Jun 2018
“Could have been so much better”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the tower to get some great photos of the port. Clearly the builders put the tower exactly where it needed to be for defense or photos.. very kind of them. The top of the tower is easily reached with good stairs and handrails....More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I know we English are lazy when it comes to languages, but you would expect tourist attractions to either have English speaking guides/member(s) of staff or at least English transcriptions of information on exhibits and antiques. Not so here. This could have been an interesting...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Didn't have time to go inside Museum. It is in a good location at the harbour. After going to Fort Falcone first, we literally ran out of time. Will definitely return to Portoferrario.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Well what to add - that they sold us tickets for whole area just forgot to tell that most of the areas will be closed on Sunday afternoon :-( thanks for such experience but no more

Thank TomSv
Reviewed 9 October 2015

The museum is not big, but the collection is selected wisely and also well exhibited. We spent there about 1,5 hour. What suprises me a little is that the part of the collection (especially the mosaics outdoors exhibition) is in very poor condition. Not preserved,...More

1  Thank b_architect
Reviewed 12 September 2014

big building with some amphora's to look at, disappointed! with so many space they could have put some interested items there, now it looks like all is stolen long time ago.

Thank safarikees
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The museum is on two levels showing findings from mainly underwater excarcations in the 60s. The museum is old fashioned and quite unambitious. All tables are in Italian only. Most of the exhibits are amphoros. I love museums but this one could easily be forgotten.

1  Thank speedseeker
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Easy access, good value entry tickets as they can be bought as part of three museums. Audio guides available.

1  Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 28 July 2012

Wandering around outside in the grounds was lovely. There are some nice places to sit by the water and admire the surroundings.

Thank TravellingWillbury
Reviewed 14 May 2012

It was good to be able to sit in a cool place on a comfortable pouffe and read the English fact sheet loaned from the ticket desk (other languages available) before walking through the 2 (!) rooms of Etruscan, Roman, and Greek artefacts from 8th...More

2  Thank Viktor S
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