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Small but worth a visit

Great to visit with teenagers who’s typical attention span is no more than 30 minutes. Museum tells... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eke, Belgium
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A salvaged Roman ship on view

It is somewhat moving to look at those thousands vessels standing in rows that were recovered from... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2016
Cervo, Italia
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2 weeks ago
“Small but worth a visit”
Jan 20, 2019
“really inspiring little museum”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to visit with teenagers who’s typical attention span is no more than 30 minutes. Museum tells the story of saving the remains of a vessel and its cargo found on the bottom of the sea, and what it represented in the ancient times. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Housed in a crumbling old palace, this museum is wonderful - there is not an enormous amount to see, but it offers a real look into the sophistication of lives, import and export, and the sophisticated shipping and distribution of our forbears 2000 years ago.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Checked out this small museum on a Tuesday morning in April. Tickets were sold in a small ticket office not far from the Cathedral and the salesperson brought us to the museum and up the stairs and rang the bell for entry. The entire museum...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank mgayn
Reviewed September 29, 2016

This is so far from the English description which would equate "Naval Museum" with guns, campaigns, wars. . . Here is an exquisite collection of the hundreds of heavy-duty amphorae, lost with their contents, along with a compelling account and exhibits of the naval technology...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

It is somewhat moving to look at those thousands vessels standing in rows that were recovered from the bottom of the sea nearly two thousand years after the shipwreck (many more are still lying there). They were carrying wine from Campania to Liguria, but the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

Take interesting but really not worth the euros charged to get in and strange stand out side the locked door on approach stair where you have to ring a bell for access. When you get in you are go ven a ticket A4 paper visitors...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed November 2, 2014

a reconstruction of ancient roman ship is inside the museum, based on reconstruction of the roman ship sunk nearby Gallinara island

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Denis D
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