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Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa

Address: Traversa Pietrarsa, 80146 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081.472003
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Ranked #20 of 197 Attractions in Naples
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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English first
Province of Naples, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This Museo had amazing artifacts about Pompeii and the History of Naples and Italy. With our two young boys this Museo was very educational and impressive.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A definite must - especially the mosaics, frescoes & statues from Herculaneum & Pompeii. Plan to spend at least half a day as there are so many rooms

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

To tell the truth, I did not expect something extraordinary form this museum but I had to change my mind after visiting it. The place is big, peaceful and at the same time it has much to offer. Great impressions.

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Naples, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Today I visited it for my very first time and I have really good time here. If you are looking for a museum offering culture and history mixed with amusement and surprise, this is the right place. No matter if you are travelling alone, with friends or with family with kids, because we all take trains and to be in... More 

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Museum was peaceful and very interesting, there was lots to see and will go back again. The surroundings and building was amazing.

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Bacup, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

This museum was wonderful. We were shown around by a young lady called Valeria who explained the history of the exhibits. The only downside was the lack of parking. It's a shame for the people in the museum that it wasn't better used. We had a wonderful time; thank you!

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Naples, Italy
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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Paraphrasing Sheldon in the Big Bang Theory the best possible way to visit Napoli is to start from the trains... the Museum in Pietrarsa is a little jewel in the outskirts of Napoli. First of all the place, an historical factory built on the sea shore, with a magnificent view of the Gulf of Naples. The buildings, perfectly restored, are... More 

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Birmingham
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The museum is difficult to find if you're not a local. The location was described as being adjacent to S. Giorgio station in the Naples suburbs, but there are in fact two stations with that name. We alighted at the wrong station (on the Circumvesuviana line) and were faced with a long trek across town. If my wife had not... More 

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Greensboro, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The museum is the most complete collection I've ever seen (and I have visited a lot of rail museums). The buildings are spectacular and the view even more, you can go only for the view if you are not interested in trains. It is difficult to reach by car, but once you find it there is private parking across the... More 

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Naples, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Today, we went on an excursion into Naples to the train museum and the children LOVED it! Our group consisted of 5 adults and 4 children (ages 3 and 4 years old) and they were in train heaven. Though a little hiccup trying to find it (we got on the wrong metro line), we found it rather easily once we... More 

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