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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum

Via Magna Grecia 919, 84063 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
+39 0828 811023
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Via Magna Grecia 919, 84063 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
+39 0828 811023
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Reviewed October 16, 2014

We really enjoyed this museum , it tells the story from Pre Neolithic times through all the different phases. The finds are well presented and the descriptions comprehensive and in English. It is well worth taking your time browsing all the exhibits. Once you are...More

Thank di947red
Reviewed October 15, 2014

Museum well kept and full of history. Interesting story of the discovery of the Tomb of the Diver. We recommend that you enter with a guide.

Thank Genny S
Reviewed October 14, 2014

You must go and see Paestum. We took the train from Salerno (2.80 euro/pers/go) and in 30 min we were there. From the train station you have just 10-15min maximum to walk to Paestum (10 euro the ticket/ pers -> museum + archaeological site). The...More

Thank caravagio
Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

after walking around the ruins we went to the museum. My only complaint was not knowing what I was looking at! Some descriptions were in English but not many. But still unbelievable that they were able to find these objects from so long ago!

Thank marygrace58
Reviewed October 8, 2014

The museum has far more to it than it might seem to from the outside. It very easily takes you from pre-history through to its Graeco-Romano period, and a little of its story during WWII, but there is a lot of it, and if you...More

Thank Lindsey724
Reviewed October 7, 2014

After seeing the ruins, your visit would be incomplete without also touring the museum to view the ancient Greek artifacts.

Thank 48NYSV
Reviewed October 7, 2014

The wealth of ancient artefacts available to the interested tourist in Italy can sometimes feel overwhelming, which is why the smaller museums such as this one at Paestum, or the Villa Giulia in Rome, can often provide a more satisfying experience. The collection here is...More

2  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed October 5, 2014

I liked the modern features (video, explanations) of the museum and the fact that information is in English as well as Italian. The bookstore has some nice items. There are some unique ancient painting at this museum. Worth the visit.

Thank Janice A
Reviewed September 28, 2014

Average is probably the best descriptor. Lots of exhibits, but not terribly imaginative in the curation and exhibition. One of the neat little things is the video on the upper level from WWII showing the allies landing in this area to liberate Italy ... and...More

Thank TO_Trips
Reviewed September 27, 2014

Not a patch on Athens, not even Sparta. Some impreswive pottery and frewcoes but most things looted by the Romans. 20 minutes should do you...

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