National Archaeological Museum of Naples, Naples

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4.1/5 based on 4,200+ reviews on the web
Delve into Italy's diverse history at National Archaeological Museum of Naples. Considered the most important archeological museum in Italy, it boasts a collection of Greek, Roman, and Renaissance antiquities housed in a 16th-century palace. Admire the dozens of intricately-made pieces in the mosaic collection, or visit the museum's Secret Cabinet to see hundreds of Roman artifacts from the site of Pompeii. Pick up an audio guide at the entrance to learn more about the specific pieces, as well as Pompeii's history. Plan to see National Archaeological Museum of Naples and other attractions that appeal to you using our Naples tour planner.
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  • I went there with a friend - we were in similar situations, after visiting Pompeii a few years ago and realizing all the wall paintings were in the Napoli museum. It was very disorganized and the maps...  read more »
  • It took three hours to go through the wonderful displays, statues and materials at this museum. You will see items from Pompeii that you will not see at the archaeological site, very interesting. 
  • This trip started less than auspiciously when we suddenly realised that our coach driver didn't know where the museum was. This coupled with Naples notorious traffic and an (organised and peaceful) st...  read more »
  • Amazing things inside this museum- such a shame that the museum is so poorly maintained! It's dirty inside, and some rooms looked like they weren't set up completely. I actually saw bird poop inside. Also there is no air conditioning so it's miserable in there in the afternoon. Expensive entry for such a disappointing museum, but the Pompeii artifacts are truly priceless and amazing to see. It makes me angry that the museum appears to be so neglected.
  • Quite disappointed. We paid €13,- for a ticket, but once we were inside we noticed that a lot of rooms were closed. They even closed a room that was open right before we tried to enter it. When we asked the staff why so many rooms were closed they told us that they didn't have enough employees to open all the rooms. Of course this can happen, but they have to notify you before you enter or charge just half of the money.
  • From amusing contemporary work to the lost treasures of Pompeii, the National Archeological Museum in Naples is a worthy stop. Here, you can immerse yourself in the lost glory of Pompeii, seeing the frescos and statuary that once adorned the homes in that buried city. (A trip through the exhibit's more naughty section reminds us that people have always been people -- with all their obsessions and habits -- for centuries.) Guides are hanging around, waiting to be hired, but good signage and a simple layout makes this museum ripe for self-guided exploration.
  • Naples' National Archaeological Museum serves up one of the world's finest collections of Graeco-Roman artefacts. This is a must for the history lovers! I'm a private driver and provide tours and shore excursion, if you wish to have a fantastic day throught the history of Italy feel free to contact me on Sorrento Coast Limo website.
  • One thing I did not like is that you have to leave your bag in the locker..Museum is huge. So I wore rucksack and put a jacket over me...It worked ok. I needed water and all my belongings with me to get me through the half day visit. many exhibits here and I loved the outside space.
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