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Museo Archeologico Regionale P. Orsi

Viale Teocrito 66 | Villa Landolina, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 464022
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This is the most extensive archaeological museum in Sicily, with its wide collection of fossils and figures of Ancient Siracusa including the famous statue "Venus Anadiomene," in which Venus rises from the sea.
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Viale Teocrito 66 | Villa Landolina, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 464022
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has a huge collection of very ancient treasures. I was amazed at the artifacts from very ancient times. It's an extensive collection organized around different regions of Sicily. The lighting is sometimes not so good and the maintenance sketchy, but this place is...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Impressive collection, good English speakers , kimd employees, well organized, worth to visit when in siracusa. Also outside there is a little park with a nice fountain and a lot of trees, very nice.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will need a good half day for this as it is very large and on three floors. Excellent displays well set out and very interesting. Could do with a cafe half way round to have a break though. Well worth a visit.

Thank gavin123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the exhibits are from the Parco Archeologico nearby, but there are many other exhibits that trace the area, and indeed Sicily, from its foundation to the late Roman period. The museum is divided into sections and structured well, although one tends to get...More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well set out and labelled. A few more chairs would be nice. A must see for those interest n the history of Sicily

Thank peter_minchin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though parts of the museum are a bit old fashioned, it does have on show a vast amount of objects mainly from the area's Greek period, and it's very interesting in helping you understand the history of the island.

Thank ardief
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many of the statues, etc. from the ruins have been moved to this museum. You can see these as well as thousands of other artifacts gathered from all over Sicily and Italy--some dating back thousands of years. See and be amazed.

Thank Catharine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum contains a fantastic collection of Roman coins and jewellery. I have never been very interested in coins before but this exhibition changed my view completely. The coins are beautifully displayed and each case has a magnifying glass so that you can see the...More

Thank 1C2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum tells part of the history of this beautyful island. It has very intresting items and worth a visit.

Thank Kubanoba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, they have a lot of cool stuff! And, a lot of stuff! Too much for most people to see all in one go. Highly recommend using one of the video screens with the man and women in period costume. Use the “Not to be...More

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