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National Archaeological Museum of Naples

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Address: Piazza Museo Nazionale 19, 80135, Naples, Italy
Phone Number:
039.081.4422149
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09:00 - 19:30
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 19:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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This museum has all of the interesting finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum,...

This museum has all of the interesting finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum, both doomed cities after the violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD.

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A huge building with a lot of beautiful things to see and take pictures of. Friendly staff (typical of Naples). There are many parts to the museum, which has a stunning marble... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A huge building with a lot of beautiful things to see and take pictures of. Friendly staff (typical of Naples). There are many parts to the museum, which has a stunning marble staircase with sculptues.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you visit Pompeii you have to visit the National Archaeological Museum of Naples. There you will find all the frescoes, mosaics, relics of Pompeii. Incredible!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here on New years Eve and unfortunately some areas were closed due to shortage of staff. Nevertheless, the areas which were open were good and it only cost us €6 (i think because were between ages 18-24). It was also super quiet as we went late in the evening at 5pm and as it was New years eve.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A place to have a great view from Pompeii, their frescos, mosaics and Farnese collection! Valuable the visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the reason we wanted to come to Naples for many years and it did not disappoint. We'd been previously to Pompeii and to Herculanum on this trip, and the Museum showed us a wealth of artefacts that had come from both those sites. Watch out for the schedules for when galleries are open and closed. We were disappointed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The works of art in this museum are priceless. Every floor had lots of items of interest. The gabinetto segreto (secret room) was unbelievable! We were quite shocked to see some of the items in there. Do not miss this while in Naples.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my mom there back in 2011. What a wonderful place. So much history to see. It is a great day trip and a must see while in Naples. If you are in love with Italian history - then make sure you visit. I think it was only a few Euros to see and we'll worth it. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in the ancient city of Pompeii and its ruins, this museum hold most of the frescos, vases, glass, sculptures and art that was found during the excavation of the city. I would reccommend first booking a half day tour of Pompeii, then go to this museum on the second half. It is easier to piece together... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really first class museum; not only the Farnese collection and the pieces from Pompei and Herculaneum are excellent, but the Egypt collection as well.The book shop is rich. There are only two disadvantages: it was terribly cold and (contrary to Museo Capodimonte) there is no bar / buffet.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the museum is well laid out and manageable in scale. The exhibits provide an interesting overview of the history of Naples and it is easy to make your way around the exhibits and follow the various settlement time lines. An easy and enjoyable afternoon experience.

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