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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
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.
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
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.
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
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