Unrivaled! All the best of Pompeii is here. Without a visit to the NAM of Naples, your trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum will be a glass half full.
This museum really is a 'must see' but it is in a horrible area of Naples, surrounded by beggars and people sleeping rough in doorways. When we visited several of the rooms were closed, but we did see much of the Farnese collection and dozens of amazing mosaics taken from Pompeii. The two lower floors have English translations of the... More
It is in a great location in a palazzo on top of the hill with a restaurant and wonderful gardens. Not crowded, as a matter of fact I saw only 4 or 5 others there at 5 o'clock and had two hours with this wonderful collection.
If you're planning on going to Pompei or Herculaneum, it's great to pass in the Archeological Museum. The collection is beautiful with amazing statues and in the top floor you can enjoy amazing pieces of the original houses in the Naples area.
The collection here is stunning! The sculptures in this amazing converted palace give life to the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The collection contains important Roman imperial statues and important early AD copies of Greek originals. This was the highlight of our visit to Naples.
If you are a history buff, then this is the place to see. One can get down at Piazza Cavour by metro and walk uo to the museum (Please take care of your wallets, other belongings at the railway station, as warned by a few locals to me). The museum is most famous for the Farnese collection, which are simply... More
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