Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, Agrigento

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Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento displays finds from ancient Agrigento. These remains span Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan, Carthaginian, and Roman histories. Arranged both chronologically and topographically, the first section of the museum contains a collection of vases, architectural sculptures, and coins, among many other items. The second section contains objects from Agrigento and Caltanissetta from prehistory to the period of Hellenization. Consider visiting this museum before touring the Valley of the Temples, as it provides context to the ruins there. Visitors find that the quality of this museum makes up for the bit of a walk to get to it. With our world travel planner, Agrigento attractions like Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Coming by car at 900 meters before the museum on a roundabout there is a sign for the museum bit at the Museum itself or at the parking there is no sign for the museum, you drive along and back, but n...  more »
  • The museum is interesting and is well laid out. My only slight criticism would be the amount of pottery exhibits that are all the same. I do love a museum artifact but after about 500 Greek urns it al...  more »
  • Charming and large collection of pottery and some stunning statues and sarcophagus, a shame that not all the major stories about the sites are translated in English  more »
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  • Simply great ! big collection, well organized. You can spend more time here than in the temple valley . Don't skip it , definitely worth seeing .
  • Great to walk down the memory lane of ancient history. Very informative
  • A massive collection of Greek artefacts including in the collection a reassembled stone Atlas from the sadly leveled temple of Olympian Zeus.
  • Ere place contains large amount of pottery vessels an inestimable archaeological value miniature sculptures that date back from the 3rd centuries BC in excellent conditions being able to appreciate the beauty of the greca, Roman culture and others typical of the beautiful territory.
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  • A Museum in which to spend hours to stop. Wonderful exhibits load for viewing and to marvel at. In particular, the Skulturensammlung and the vases show the diversity and skill of the artists from ancient times.
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