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Casa Zapata Museum

Piazza Giovanni XXIII, 09021 Barumini, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 936 8476
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Ticket to Su Nuraxi, Casa Zapata Museum and Centre Giovanni Liliu in Barumini
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It is a complex Museum mounted into the noble residence built in the 16th century and belonged to the Zapata family coming from Aragon. The museum consists of 3 sections: an archaelogical section, an historical section and an ethnographic section. 12 EUROS - CUMULATIVE TICKET INCLUDES : SU NURAXI, CASA ZAPATA, CENTRO GIOVANNI LILLIU
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Piazza Giovanni XXIII, 09021 Barumini, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drive down here after visiting Su Nuraxi. Interesting museum exhibits from the main site and unearthed ruins of another Nuraghe. Multi-language interactive screens about the exhibits and sites available.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Whether you are interested in one or the other there is plenty here to admire. A fantastic way where historic building meets modern architecture. and of course history of Sardinian culture

Thank Beata Z
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Archeologist professor Lilliu wanted to build a museum in Barumini to collect objects he found excavating in Su Nuraxi. So he decided to restore an ancient colonic house just 1 km. far from Su Nuraxi. During the restoration, he found 3 more nuragas (named Nurax...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of our nearly private tour of the nuraghic ruins of Barumini. Nice place. An old mansion complex. House was built above a nuraghe, which you can see through the glass floor. Not a lit else, but a collection of artifacts from the...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Well presented nuraghi which was discovered under another building. Good layout to the sight and a photogenic small church nearby. Worth visiting on trip to or from Su Nuraghi. Nuraghi is undercover so good for inclement weather day.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

An interesting place to see, adding some information and context to the famous Su Nuraxi. Also, beautifully arranged exposition of the nuraghe laying directly underneath the Zapata palace. Our guide, Marcela, was very knowledgeable.

Thank MWKKK
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Fondazione_Barumini, Direttore at Casa Zapata Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thanks so much for visiting Barumini! Best regards Barumini Sistema Cultura Foundation - Management Office

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This attractive museum complex occupies the 16th-century residence of the Spanish Zapata family, The whitewashed villa was originally built over a 1st-millennium BC nuraghic settlement, which has been skilfully incorporated into the museum's display. You'll also find artefacts from the Nuraghe Su Nuraxi, a section...More

Thank Ester Z
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Fondazione_Barumini, Direttore at Casa Zapata Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Dear visitor thanks so much for your good review. We hope you had a great time in Sardinia! Best regards Management Office "Fondazione Barumini Sistema Cultura"

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

A combined 10 Euro per person ticket gets you a guided tour at Su Nuraxi plus admission to the Museum just down the road plus Palazzo Zapata in Barumini. The Palazzo Zapata has several sites within itself - a section on traditional Sardinian flute making...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

This museum is interesting along with the visit to Su Nuraxi. The artifacts are a terrific complement to the amazing bronze age ruins. It adds life to the site. The museum itself is interesting, with glass floor providing a view to the Nuraghe site underneath...More

Thank Bryan S
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

This museum housed more nuragic ruins as well as some of the artifacts that were typical of the era. The National Archaeological Museum in Cagliari had more items, and had prepared us well for Casa Zapata, but the latter was still worth a visit.

Thank Jackie G
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