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Faggiano Museum Entrance Ticket
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to visit also with children. Ours were fascinated with the idea of finding treasures under the building and secret paths. Big plus for polish translation of guide!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sylwia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the rough and ready appearance giving the appearance of an active excavation site. The printed descriptions are excellent and take you from the messapic period through a Templar house (complete with fleur de lis murals) to a 16th century convent. Amazing descent into...More

Thank Kiplet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited and spent about an hour. Fascinating story about finding the ruins under their floor. The brothers who manage the museum speak good English and were informative and entertaining. We really enjoyed the visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here recently during a day trip to Lecce, and it was one of the coolest stops of the entire Puglia trip. There are literally layers of fascinating history packed into a small home, now a private museum run by the family who lived in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Alison K
Reviewed June 14, 2019

This is well worth a visit in Lecce, and has amazing history. The family gave us an introduction, and the story of the excavation is remarkable. Do visit if you have time in Lecce, and support this family enterprise.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

We were really unsure about visiting a museum about archaeology on a really hot day but it turned out to be the highlight of our visit to Lecce! What a marvellous story! We were introduced to it by one of the Faggiano sons who went...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019

Really suprise, large portion of history , and many level of house, much bigger than from street. lot of interesting things and stories, very friendly owners..

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martin T
Reviewed May 29, 2019

This is a good one. I generally start to glaze over the churches in Italy because there are so many but it is nice.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

2 of the brothers greet you to tell you how they excavated their home by accident and uncovered centuries of history underneath.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Veronica M
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Our B&B owner told us about this museum and we are so glad we took his advice to visit. The families story of how they came to unearth the history of the building is just fascinating. Such a great insight into the enormous historical past...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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