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Museo Mineralogico di Caltanissetta

Viale della Regione 71, 93100 Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy
+39 0934 592158
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Vast collection with the intention of good display - learn about the Sulphur boom & disappeared wealth of mining

You need to be somewhat persistent in working out how to get into the Museo which is hidden away... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Carrie P
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Greater London, United Kingdom
A museum - unique of this kind in Sicily

This museum is far from the way of an ordinary traveler to Sicily, but it is known among the locals... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Oksana_Barkhat
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Catania, Italy
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Viale della Regione 71, 93100 Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0934 592158
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

You need to be somewhat persistent in working out how to get into the Museo which is hidden away alongside a technical college up the Viale della Regione. Do try and engage the curator in conversation as this will assist you to understand what you...More

Thank Carrie P
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

This museum is far from the way of an ordinary traveler to Sicily, but it is known among the locals , especially living in Caltanissetta province, who care about the islands' recent past. It was eye-opening to listen to the guide explaining the role of...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2015

It has a great amount of minerals from all over the world collected by the Mineral School "Mcttura " to which the museum belongs. great location and fascinating display of minerals and precious stones ,together with maps , utensils, instruments of local mines and models...More

Thank Giovanna A
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