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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Address: Piazza Arsenale, 09124 Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 39-070655911
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Great displays and interestingly laid out building. It's a little hard to understand the organisation and I was not helped by an outside temperature in mid-30s. There is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a must in Cagliari. The exhibits are arranged by archaeological site, so there is some duplication. The "big event" in the museum are statues of The Giants of Monte Prama on the top floor. It might be best to take a taxi to the museum, then walk down thru the winding streets of the citadel stopping to enjoy... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Very nice museum! Old items found in Sardinia from Phoenicians till our days. Liked everything. One dislike - the general info find in English, but detailed info about a lot of examples only in italian.

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Corfu, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

unlike some archeological musea in the south of Italy, this museum is not a depository for objects found in tombs. The staff have done some intersing things with their material: they have given extensive historical context (also in English) in wall texts; they have displayed their materials most interestingly, e.g. all the bronzes of a similar type, e.g. animals, are... More 

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great displays and interestingly laid out building. It's a little hard to understand the organisation and I was not helped by an outside temperature in mid-30s. There is a clearly made point in a display to do with the construction of the past - the difference between science and narrative. You really do need a grasp of basic Italian to... More 

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Cagliari, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is one of the most important attraction of the city. in the rooms of the museum you can find an amount of invaluable evidences. Sardinia has been dominated by many different invaders during the years so you can find traces of roman culture,phoenician culture, arabian culture. In my opinion the most fascinating part is that of the nuragic and... More 

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Vilnius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent nuraghic artifacts collection is worth a visit. And besides it's a cool place to pass the hot midday.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Get a bit of Sardinian history in this well laid out spacious museum. Look out for the statue head that looks just like C3PO. I said it first!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We've just spent an interesting hour looking around this very well laid out, interesting museum. BUT, we would probably have spent three hours if there had been a guide in English. There are a few small signs but all of the numbered exhibits are in Italian. You're in Italy I hear you cry... But as many keen travellers, you can't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

not really interesting, there's almost nothing in English, you can only see some rocks, vases and statues without really knowing anything about it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Despite the box office not being staffed by English speakers we managed to gain entry to this very good museum showcasing Cagliari's past, including Iron and Bronze Age materials and Roman artefacts. The museum is on three levels and is well worth spending a couple of hours looking around. However there is no guide book available and none of the... More 

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Address: Piazza Arsenale, 09124 Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 39-070655911
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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