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National Archaeological Museum of Naples

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Address: Piazza Museo Nazionale, 19, 80135 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 039.081.4422149
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Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: This museum has all of the interesting finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum...
This museum has all of the interesting finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum, both doomed cities after the violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD.
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Everything we wanted to see in pompei

We went to pompei and kept being told if you want to see this( mosaics, stuccos, artefacts!) go to the museum in Naples so we did and it was great the items are beautifully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We went to pompei and kept being told if you want to see this( mosaics, stuccos, artefacts!) go to the museum in Naples so we did and it was great the items are beautifully preserved pompei and Herculaneum must have looked fantastic!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We did this museum for the Pompeii artifacts as it was simply too hot for us to "do" Pompeii on this trip. A bit disappointed to be honest - probably not helped the lack of any kind of guide and no English write-ups. We did enquire for an audio guide - but as parts of the museum were shut we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very easy to find. We nearly didn't go in but it's worth every penny. This museum is a great compliment to visiting Pompeii as it contains many artefacts from that site. Many of the sculptures here are massive and leave quite the impression on the viewer. How such fine detail can stand the test of time so well is truly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you want to see artifacts from Pompeii, go to this museum. It has excellent displays of what has been saved from the interiors of the ruins. I saw this before I visited Pompeii and found it helpful in visioning what some of the buildings/homes' interiors looked like. There are also excellent statues from antiquity.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We visited the Museum after Pompeii ruins; the permanent exposition of the mosaic is pretty good but there is no information/description of the pieces, data or technique. Some rooms were closed. We were lucky and saw the “sex artefacts” exhibition, which is inside a very small room, poorly illuminated, and without any information. It was a hot summer day and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Pleased I read the other reviews before I went so I could take my passport to get the audio from the counter. Saying that there are not many audio numbers on teh exhibits and though we travelled through all the exhibitions we only did the audio about 15 times. The museum is worth going to to see the two main... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

First, it is closed on Tuesdays, FYI. I was there on this past Thursday, before the heatwave broke. Wondered if that was why so many rooms were closed?? So many closures made it very hard to navigate and missed many of the Pompeii treasures. There was absolutely no flow and you had to go down stairs and back up to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We came here after visiting Herculaneum with the goal of seeing many of the artifacts recovered from Herculaneum and Pompeii. There are many amazing things to see in the museum however we found it hard to appreciate some things without any information in either English or Italian to understand what you are looking at. Many items had only Italian inscriptions... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This could be such an incredible museum, unfortunately it has been terribly displayed. There is very little signage in English or even Italian, poor/nonexisting explanations of the artefacts. This meant that it was interesting to wander around and look at but you really didn't know what you were seeing making it's value worthless. Staff were not friendly or helpful in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Having spent a day visiting Pompeii during this trip and finding myself disappointed by the absence of so much of what has been discovered, now housed in the Museum in Naples this was a must see for us. What an astonishing and impressive collection of roman treasure it was. It has been suggested by Unesco that perhaps Pompeii's ongoing excavations... More 

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Address: Piazza Museo Nazionale, 19, 80135 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 039.081.4422149
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

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