Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples

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Delve into Italy's diverse history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Considered the most important archeological museum in Italy, it boasts a collection of Greek, Roman, and Renaissance antiquities housed in a 16th-century palace. Admire the dozens of intricately-made pieces in the mosaic collection, or visit the museum's Secret Cabinet to see hundreds of Roman artifacts from the site of Pompeii. Pick up an audio guide at the entrance to learn more about the specific pieces, as well as Pompeii's history. Plan your visit to Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Naples online route planner.
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  • I went there because of my history class. As it was stunning to know more of Europe castle and church, i chose this place in the list of my visit.This building, housing one of the world’s most...  more »
  • If you visit Pompeii and/or Herculaneum, you must come here as most of the frescos, mosaics, etc. were removed from Pompeii to here. (Many items from Herculaneum it appears, were left in situ which...  more »
  • Beautiful structure, very impressive and has a nice cafe (very affordable) you can rest there between going to different exhibitions. As said before you should look at the timetable for each exhibition in the museum so you will not be disappointed. The artifacts from Pompeii, secret room and mosaics were amazing. The Audio guide doesn't cover everything and most of the things have Italian description (as said in other reviews) . The maintenance is very poor though and the walls are dirty , the showcases are dusty and the toilet facilities are in bad condition. Enjoy!
  • Quite a Grand building and beautiful architecture! Also the different rooms are stunning with their elegant design. However it's not 5 stars worthy, because it lacks the wholeness of the audio tour. There are not many items which can be used with the audio device.

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