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Museo Archeologico di Gela

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World-class collection of artefacts in a sleepy museum

Having read in the guide book that this museum houses the world's largest collection of ancient... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2016
caro_bee99
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Renovation needed!

The collection is rich and priceless, but the organization of museum doesn't worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2014
NastassiaS
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Minsk, Belarus
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Corso Vittorio Emanuele 1, 93012 Gela, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I was the only person in the museum when I was there. What a fab little spot although the archelogical site next door was closed. It's a shame there is nothing in English but when you see the quality of the items they have it...More

1  Thank usacobbler
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I enjoyed a visit to the Museo Archeologico di Gela with my cousins. It is a large, two-story museum located next to the acropolis. It contains artifacts from prehistoric to middle ages of this ancient coastal city of Gela. Lots of interesting pieces including coins,...More

Thank lbarbato00
Reviewed 13 June 2016

It was a good collection of artifacts, the display on coins was very interesting. Although all of the text is in Italian so I didn't spend a lot of time reading. The ceramics display is so similar countless others on the island. i would not...More

Thank twnkultoes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Rather Small Museum but a Beautiful Collection - Worth Visiting - It contains a world class collection of early Greek pottery and many other artifacts retrieved from the area.

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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Having read in the guide book that this museum houses the world's largest collection of ancient Greek vases it seemed worth a visit. However the vast petrochemical plant on the outskirts of the town and a nondescript street did little to announce the existence of...More

3  Thank caro_bee99
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Here you get a broad overview about the history of Sicily starting with the first settlements and going to the times of the big Roman Emperors. Worth to go there.

1  Thank Red_Chinese
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is a small museum that is not worth going out of your way to see. If you are driving by, you may want to stop in.

Thank dapaze
Reviewed 30 May 2015

This Museum is well known to specialists but few people visiting the Island seem to include it in their program. It contains a world class collection of early Greek pottery and many other artifacts retrieved from the area. The most momerable for me was a...More

2  Thank arthurrbailey
Reviewed 2 November 2014

The collection is rich and priceless, but the organization of museum doesn't worth the showpieces.It is very old styled, and I suppose not interesting for children or people who aren't keen on history. They have all to make a great fascinating museum! And definitely translation...More

2  Thank NastassiaS
Reviewed 31 October 2014

I've got family from Gela and on a visit to see them with a friend I took a trip here - The museum itself is relatively well stocked with local artifacts from the areas very rich history and ancient Greek heritage, but nothing was really...More

4  Thank Mykola C
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