Museo Archeologico Regionale P. Orsi, Syracuse
(4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Museo Archeologico Regionale P. Orsi has over 18,000 artifacts on display within its 12,000 sq m (129,167 sq ft) exhibition space. Inside a modern museum consisting of interconnected hexagons, view the permanent collection, which displays archaeological finds from prehistory through the Iron Age and the Greek colonization of Sicily. In the garden, notice the remains of an ancient Greek necropolis. Add Museo Archeologico Regionale P. Orsi to your Syracuse travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Syracuse trip itinerary planner.
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  • The collection is enormous. But only 10% worth displaying. If they made the museum much more selective and a fraction of the size it could be great. 
  • Not to miss - the Anadiomene Venus. And the coin/jewelry room. Many people may not appreciate the collection - but it contains the Dekadrachm of Syracuse with the Head of Arethusa and 4 dolphins on th...  more »
  • This is an amazing museum,with artifacts from the Syracuse area. It's located in an archaeological park on the mainland. Especially beautiful pottery. 
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  • Very interesting both the exibits and the architecture/set up of the museum. Loved it
  • Cool and very well organized. Nice pieces and very good explanations
  • Huge museum, so many things to see, beautiful!
  • Excellent selection of stuff, though not much explanation in English.
  • Fabulous museum with knowledgeable staff