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Museo e Parco Archeologico Nazionale di Locri

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The museum at the entrance is a bit dated (built in the 70s) and challenges you to use your... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
L149VTsimonw
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Leuven, Belgium
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Interesting site to visit.

Ensure you have plenty of time and drinks to get the most out of this site - top tip the English... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
paulbeckett183
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Traversa 3 Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 89044, Locri, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This museum and the other one [in the region] are two very special Museums, beautiful, attractive, fine-looking, rich in exposed objects, clear explanations regarding the objects exposed, educated staff and so on, but [...] I would like to ask just one small question regarding the...More

2  Thank Hypsas
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

This is a fabulous site where ancient ruins have been (and are still being) unearthed. The museum is modern and filled with many amazing artifacts which have been found during excavations. The grounds, however were quite overgrown and not well signposted. When we made our...More

2  Thank Icantgetaname
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

A huge site. The museum is modern and has an interesting collection, and an emphasis on its educational role for local children.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This museum and the other one [in the region] are two very special Museums, beautiful, attractive, fine-looking, rich in exposed objects, clear explanations regarding the objects exposed, educated staff and so on, but [...] I would like to ask just one small question regarding the...More

2  Thank Hypsas
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The museum at the entrance is a bit dated (built in the 70s) and challenges you to use your (non-)knowledge of Italian. At first we went left and were a bit disappointed with the state of the site. It picked up when we spotted the...More

Thank L149VTsimonw
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Ensure you have plenty of time and drinks to get the most out of this site - top tip the English interpretations are on the rear of the Italian signs & it may mean standing on the grass to read the descriptions of each exhibit.

Thank paulbeckett183
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Still no change since the last poor reviews by the others. One third of ruins buried in wild flowers. The house is nice to see and the museum is small but artifacts are pretty. The amphitheater is horrible, gated off tarps and very long grass...More

Thank kgtravel70
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The museum is in two buildings and the park area is widespread but worth the effort. The Roman building is very interesting too

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 25 January 2015

This is a large area to cover so choose a good day for a walk through the grounds. The house contains most of the information of the Site and many artefacts from the different eras. The day we went, in October, it seemed like we...More

2  Thank 938ChrisB938
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This is a fabulous site where ancient ruins have been (and are still being) unearthed. The museum is modern and filled with many amazing artifacts which have been found during excavations. The grounds, however were quite overgrown and not well signposted. When we made our...More

2  Thank Icantgetaname
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Another attraction you really can't miss when in the Reggio area, it is the Locri Archaelogical Site with its small annexed Museum. At approximately the 104th km on the SS 106 Jonica, this site represented one of Italy's most important Greek Colonies, Locri Epizephiry, the...More

2  Thank Pasquale P
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