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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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Well designed museum, great exhibition of Sardinian archaeology. Would have babe netter with English translations. Shop not too good, poor selection of goods for sale.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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St. Marys, Georgia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We were on an archaeology focused tour so a visit to this museum was a must. Items are very well displayed. Especially notable was a special exhibition of Nuraghi sculptures. The gift shop is wonderful and has replicas of many of the small bronze sculptures from the museum - they are made locally.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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63 attraction reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I was not expecting a free museum on the archeology of Sardinia to be so well designed and filled with interesting artifacts. If you are interested in the Nuraghe civilization as well as Punic and Roman influence on Sardinia youbwill not want to miss this museum. Very well designed and layer out.

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Rye, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The presentation is excellent. The exhibits are well arranged and stresses how ancient Sardinia is. This is a really worthwhile place to visit.

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Bologna, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very chaotic museum, objects placed to each other for no reason, neither regarding space nor time. What a mess. Avoid it, there are better archaeological museums around, in southern Europe.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Well designed museum, great exhibition of Sardinian archaeology. Would have babe netter with English translations. Shop not too good, poor selection of goods for sale.

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Doncaster
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The artefacts from the Nuragi are amazing & well displayed. it's worth going to the top floor to see the giants Not enough translations into other languages though. we often found an interesting object to look at but had no idea of what it was, how old etc

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The displays are presented well with good explanations. For a nice modern museum, the bathrooms are horrendous, stand up, no running water, no working lights, filthy, no door locks, etc.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The pride and joy of their collection are pieces from an iron age civilization called Nuragica. They seem to followed a form of ancestor worship and scattered across tombs across the island were little bronze figures representing different types of people (the Shepard king for example) and big limestone statues representing the ancestors of particularly powerful families. I'm still looking... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The museum was well displayed but would have been better with more English Language translations. Disliked the old toilets.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

You could spend hours in this extremely well set up museum of the history of Sardinia and its ancient peoples. Well displayed. Well labelled. Air conditioned. You could not ask for more. Reasonable entrance charge.

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