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Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Salerno

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Located in the St. Benedetto Church complex (Via San Benedetto 28). The museum collects the finds from excavations carried out in the province from prehistoric to the late Roman Empire time. To see: the bronze head of Apollo. The museum management...more
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Via San Benedetto 28, 84122 Salerno, Italy
+39 089 231135
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

I was along exploring this wonderful, well appointed small museum. The highlight is the head of Apollo, found in the Gulf of Salerno. However, the impressive building houses many other noteworthy items and descriptions are in Italian and English. Well worth the small 4 Euro...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

I spent so long in the wonderful 'Papi' museum that I thought this would be closed in the afternoon. The good news is that it's open from 9am until 7.30pm daily except Mondays and the 4 euros entrance is great value. The museum is housed...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

The two-storey building is nicely designed and the collection is carefully curated. There are a few outstanding pieces of Greek pottery and the Head of Apollo is absolutely gorgeous.

Thank valnowell
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Great collection of artifacts spanning many eons from around Salerno. Good English descriptions, allow 1-2 hours.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed December 3, 2017

This was a nicely appointed museum that offered explanations of the area and archeological history. The museum information signs are in Italian and English. They had a few multi-media point that added a nice perspective. Two things were disappointing though 1) The main attraction -...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Arrived to listen to a musical performance in the garden, however was an hour too late. However we decided to view inside since we were there. The museum held many interesting artefacts dating back to ancient times. The quality and the presentation were exceptional! Would...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This museum now has an outdoor very nice where take place concerts and parties. I suggest you especially in the summer. Inside there some unique parts of paestum.

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

This museum has recently been updated, with the collection nicely displayed in a fully air conditioned builiding (always appreciated in the summer!). The one "head's up" for those driving to this location is that the GPS had a dreadful time finding it, sending us down...More

Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Wow. Just wow. It was a cold and snowy day and I was looking for something not more than a short walk from our rental. The Museo Archeologico Provinciale was convenient, near the bank where we had to go anyway, and, most importantly, open. Now...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2016

The museum is well worth a visit. The goods included in the exhibit were interesting for the similar yet different craftsmanship. Unfortunately the major attraction of the exhibit, a bronze head of Apollo, was on loan to China, but we still enjoyed the other exhibits.

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