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National Archaeological Museum of Naples

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Address: Piazza Museo Nazionale 19, 80135, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 039.081.4422149
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Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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This museum has all of the interesting finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum,...

This museum has all of the interesting finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum, both doomed cities after the violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD.

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Truly fantastic musuem

I don't know why anybody interested in antiquity would give this a miss. Excellent visit when combined with trips to Herculaneum and Pompeii as most of the original artefacts are... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I don't know why anybody interested in antiquity would give this a miss. Excellent visit when combined with trips to Herculaneum and Pompeii as most of the original artefacts are in the museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loads to see We were interested in all the finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum. We used the audio guides €5 which were very useful, although most exhibits did have English signs. Wheelchair friendly. I expect it would be very busy in the height of season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really well laid out exhibits from Pompeii and other sites - puts it all in perspective seeing the artworks up close - finishes off the tour ! Allow a few hours

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there at sunday (free entrance). Lots of exponats from pompei (we recommend to go there aftet visiting pompei). Dont miss the egypt part in the underground.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon this on the last day of our weekend break, not being the kind of travellers with a tick list, and found it well worth the stumble! We decided to forego the guide or audio guide in favour of just drinking in what we could - and there was lots to interest and fascinate. I was particularly drawn... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I say that mostly for myself. I've finally learned to accept Italy on her terms, so when we visited recently we were grateful for what we could see, didn't regret what was closed, and tried to supplement our experience by reading from a guidebook. The biggest thrill (and let-down) for me was that the Gabinetto Secreto was open. I've never... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on a Saturday morning and the entrance hall was busy with a small Q but the waiting time wasn't too bad. However, when we got to the ticket booth, we were informed that the 12€ pp entrance couldn't be paid by card so being low on cash, we had to go and find a cash machine in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very nice. Lot's of things to do and to see. It does just give an idea of what is still under the dust in Ercolano or Pompei.... Plan 3 hours minimum to make it short.... of course longer if you want to see all.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting collection, things that you would not see anywhere else. My biggest disappointment is that when we came around 11:30 am on a Saturday, they ran out of audio guides. This is kind of a museum where the guide is a must. Otherwise, i would give it 5 stars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this museum through a tour to Pompeii. I didn't expect much but it turned out to be my favorite museum in Italy. The Egyptian collections were simply amazing and stunning. It was worth a visit just to see them.

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