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We visited this small island while on a Globus tour. The short ferry ride from the nearby salt... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
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Interesting museum on a very pretty island. We were only there for an hour. Arrived by boat from... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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Isola Di Mozia | Sull'isola di Mozia, Marsala, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We visited this small island while on a Globus tour. The short ferry ride from the nearby salt flats left us off to enjoy and explore this archaeological site. The beautiful island was settled by early Carthaginians. The excellent Museo Whitaker holds a wealth of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Interesting museum on a very pretty island. We were only there for an hour. Arrived by boat from Marsala, surrounded by salt flats. Well worth a visit to learn about the English couple who lived there 150 years ago and who started the museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

The island of Mozia is a bit off the tourist map but it was very interesting. The boat ride was pleasant and the museum was fascinating although the ruins were impressive. We even met archeologists from the University of Rome who gave us the story...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

The island of Motzia is a lovely trip, nice boat-ride and a walk among Phoenician ruins. The museum itself has amazing ancient artifacts going back thousands of years. In particular, the recovered Greek statue of the "youth", aka the charioteer, is truly magnificent. I'm no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Frankly I don't know if tourist buses unload their docile clients here as we saw only individual couples and families on the boat and then inside the rambling museum,but it is definitely an interesting piece of Sicilian history. Another example of the English fascination with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

The archaeoelogical site of Mozia is fascinating and the quality of the artefacts on display in the Museum exceptional. One small quibble: for a foundation set up by an Englishman, surely some more captions could have been in English?

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

A lovely little museum of Phoenician artifacts housed in John Whitaker's former villa on the San Pantaleo Island. A very short boat ride from the mainland, this island has several archeological sites to view in addition to the collection in the museum. Be sure to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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