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Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Salerno

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Located in the St. Benedetto Church complex (Via San Benedetto 28). The museum collects the finds from excavations carried out in the province from prehistoric to the late Roman Empire time. To see: the bronze head of Apollo. The museum management...more
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Via San Benedetto 28, 84122 Salerno, Italy
+39 089 231135
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Reduced entrance fee was 2€. The museum is hosted in what was once part of the monastery of San Benedetto. There are some interesting objects dating to the greek, etruscan and roman times recovered in the surrounding area, particular are the beautifully decorated vases.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is a beautiful, small archaeology museum in Salerno. The building itself is beuatiful and the artifacts extremely interesting. An amazing array of ancient jewelry, pottery, brozne statues, many items are from excavated tombs in the Salerno area. I loved the amber jewelry from thousands...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank drdmromeo
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I was along exploring this wonderful, well appointed small museum. The highlight is the head of Apollo, found in the Gulf of Salerno. However, the impressive building houses many other noteworthy items and descriptions are in Italian and English. Well worth the small 4 Euro...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank yns_10
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I spent so long in the wonderful 'Papi' museum that I thought this would be closed in the afternoon. The good news is that it's open from 9am until 7.30pm daily except Mondays and the 4 euros entrance is great value. The museum is housed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The two-storey building is nicely designed and the collection is carefully curated. There are a few outstanding pieces of Greek pottery and the Head of Apollo is absolutely gorgeous.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank valnowell
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Great collection of artifacts spanning many eons from around Salerno. Good English descriptions, allow 1-2 hours.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank solarservant
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This was a nicely appointed museum that offered explanations of the area and archeological history. The museum information signs are in Italian and English. They had a few multi-media point that added a nice perspective. Two things were disappointing though 1) The main attraction -...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived to listen to a musical performance in the garden, however was an hour too late. However we decided to view inside since we were there. The museum held many interesting artefacts dating back to ancient times. The quality and the presentation were exceptional! Would...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This museum now has an outdoor very nice where take place concerts and parties. I suggest you especially in the summer. Inside there some unique parts of paestum.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank annamaria2470
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This museum has recently been updated, with the collection nicely displayed in a fully air conditioned builiding (always appreciated in the summer!). The one "head's up" for those driving to this location is that the GPS had a dreadful time finding it, sending us down...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Phyllis P
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