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Eolian Museum, Lipari

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Located in the castle complex that dominates the island of Lipari, Eolian Museum houses many artifacts that were recovered during excavations conducted in the territory of the Aeolian Islands by archaeologists Luigi Bernabo Brea and Madeleine Cavalier in the 1950s. Make your way through the more than 40 rooms to see items from throughout the history of this area. After inspecting the amphorae, ancient pottery, jewelry, anchors, and other archaeological finds, head outside to enjoy the views from the castle. The museum is divided into five different sections, with items dating as far back as the Neolithic age. Make Eolian Museum part of your personalized Lipari itinerary using our Lipari tourist route planner.
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  • The Museum is particularly interesting in the Greco-Roman-deserved some extra point but closing Friday (in addition to Saturdays and Sundays, and then could not see) the "volcanic", in my opinion, it does lose in prestige
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  • Fabulous location, really interesting modern art section in former cells, would have loved to know more about its time as a prison, and impact in island. Little said. Very interesting outside area wit...  read more »
  • The archaeological museum is ideal for those who wish to experience the Aeolian history (but not only). Exhibits beautiful and of various kinds that provide significant information about the Greek-Roman period. Perhaps little known by tourists and businessmen alike but definitely of great value
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  • Beautiful Museum in a splendid panorama and beside the beautiful church of s. Bartolomeo Holds significant historical and artistic heritage, which is surrounded by the ancient Spanish walls of 1556 also of considerable interest. Inside the path is managed clearly and allows you to follow an itinerary through time. Of particular interest are the exhibits relating to underwater finds of ancient shipwrecks, the craters in excellent condition, the ori etc. .. Even in the absence of air conditioning your open Windows on the sea offer a fresh and pleasant atmosphere of the past.
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  • Beautiful. Is undergoing a refit but even now is definitely worth a visit.
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  • Nice Museum, I suggest you start from the section of volcanology.
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  • A museum full of artifacts of historical and artistic value with well-organized percordi, very pleasant to visit and educationally in its functional prehistoric sections and classical Greek
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  • Beautiful ... not to be missed in all its sections, geology
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