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Correale di Terranova Museum

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Address: Via Correale 50, 80067 Sorrento, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 878 1846
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A very nice museum!

My wife and I stumbled upon the museum while strolling about in Sorrento. We paid the small admission fee and took the tour. We were required to check our backpack at the front... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Thebes, Illinois
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Thebes, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My wife and I stumbled upon the museum while strolling about in Sorrento. We paid the small admission fee and took the tour. We were required to check our backpack at the front deck, and did so. The museum consists of four floors, bisected by the entrance hall. There is much to see on all floors: paintings, sculpture, ceramics, furnishings,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Sorrento is for relaxing - not necessarily place for great history. But in a country famous for it's great history, one can miss out on local history. So this museum was a pleasant change of pace from the grandeur of Pompeii (just up the road) and Roma (where all roads lead to, of course). Surrounded by a serene garden full... More 

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Much extended and improved since our last visit. Over 4 floor covering local history and including an art exhibition. There is a lift if required. Staff on hand to help and answer questions. The garden leads to a sea view terrace. A great way to spend a couple of hours looking over the history of the place. 8 Euro entrance... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Not knowing what to expect at this small museum, we were surprised to find much more elegant and sophisticated artifacts that we thought would be there. The building needs some loving attention as it is a bit shabby with peeling walls throughout, but that doesn't distract too much from the displays.

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Agoura Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Neat museum if you like history. I was personally fascinated with the ancient roman artifacts, they're displayed right there in front of you with no barriers (i.e. glass cases) so you can get your nose right up to them to see the details. Pleasant way to spend a few hours.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Have visited here before. This is a really good place to go and certainly not dull or boring. There are some lovely views from the terraced archways but, unfortunately, as the trees have continued to grow, this impairs the views somewhat but it's still worth a visit. There are extensive gardens but they are not really looked after, which is... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited Sorrento on our first day and decided to go for a wander towards the coast so we could find a good view. On our way we came across this building. Curious we decided to have a look. After paying our admission we were vaguely told to go right first and then go left across the hall. We still... More 

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Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Walk down the garden to the Belvedere and admire one of the best public views in town. A lift takes you half way up the 4 floors. A good selection of ceramics and some interesting mini collections of unusual items.

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London
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The collection was dreary, dusty and neglected and there was very little in it that sparked our interest. The building itself was pleasant and the garden very attractive. The entrance fee of 8 euros was steep, when you consider that you can get into the enormous Naples Archaeological museum for this. I wouldn't recommend it though it did us a... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great museum to look around don't know what took me so many years to get round to it, lots of Italian history and life this is one not to be missed

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