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Ragusa Archaeological Museum

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Address: Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

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it's not a big museum but inside there are a lotta oldest things, vases and ancient Greek pottery 4,000 years ago, very important place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Rocco P
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Scotland
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192 reviews 192 reviews
127 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Plenty staff standing around with no interest in what seems like a good collection but poorly displayed in run down building with toilet out of service, no shop or services.Hard to find the dingy, dirty entrance poorly signed. Museum needs some tender loving care.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

it's not a big museum but inside there are a lotta oldest things, vases and ancient Greek pottery 4,000 years ago, very important place.

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Oxfordshire
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102 reviews 102 reviews
39 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

First you have to find the entrance! It is cunningly situated round the side and does not look like a museum entrance and also it is on a level below the road bridges linking the two bits of the town. We were lucky and had gone there in a taxi and the driver showed us where the entrance was as... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A bit hard to find (decent the stairs next to the Best Western Mediterraneo hotel). Worth a visit - it's totally free and houses a wonderful collection of antiquities!

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England
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82 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I had read other reviews of this museum and was determined to find it so set off with my map. I called in at the Best Western hotel and asked in their cafe and was directed down a flight of steps,passed the car wash and then saw the name of the archeological museum.it was worth the effort of tracking it... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

we were staying in Ragusa Ibla and decided to go to the archeological museum. Although its housed in a weird building - almost like a old hotel that was converted to a museum, and having a relatively small collection - it was really worth an hour or less to see some very nice pieces from ancient Sicily. Its free to... More 

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WUK
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Not the easiest place to locate, but when you have, it provides a lot of interesting detail into the archaeological history of Ragusa Province, and of its main sites of antiquity. Lots of artifacts on display.

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Dingwall, United kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Visited the Valley of the Temples and Ericlea Minoa so very interested to view the finds. Well set out attractive museum, well worth a visit.

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Spoleto, Italy
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

i had planned a trip in the are, seeing modica, ragusa, and siracusa. unlike just about every other archeological museum, the archeological museum in ragusa has a policy of no photos. it is a small collection, but with some artifact from the area that are noteworthy.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

wonderful stuff once we managed to find the doorway. We were the only people in there and one of the staff gave us free booklets

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