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Museo Provinciale Sigismondo Castromediano

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A good intoduction to the areas ancient history. Great collection of Greek ceramics,if that’s your... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Some fabulous exhibits telling the story of the area

I visited at 6p.m and found myself the only visitor. A lot to appreciate, and as a non Italian... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
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Viale Gallipoli 28, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

A good intoduction to the areas ancient history. Great collection of Greek ceramics,if that’s your thing.Worked for us. Don’t miss the medieval/gothic paintings. Only issue was a shortage of English captions

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

The staff at this free museum are very welcoming and will usher you to the top floor. The layout of the museum is such that you wander round in circles on different levels and some caution needs to be exercised to make sure you see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

I visited at 6p.m and found myself the only visitor. A lot to appreciate, and as a non Italian speaker would have found more English explanations helpful But a well worthwhile visit - with no charge!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank johnharper2015
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Yes there are some good exhibits of pottery and some with translation of the colonization of the salento. But what overshadows it all is how poorly maintained these museums are. Like many civic projects they are built and forgotten

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank drillerkc74
Reviewed November 20, 2016

This is a good way to see something of the older history of the area. It is free so you do not need to worry about skipping bits you are not interested in. The museum tells the story of the area from prehistoric on. There...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Max M
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Mixed feelings about this museum. The layout is good but the lack of English translations is really frustrating. The museum is free but I would have willingly paid an entrance fee if I was provided with an English audio guide or even a written translation,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mary W
Reviewed May 7, 2016

On three floors all accessible, the displays are well laid out with information in English. Some good reconstructions that make understanding the artifacts easier

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rita B
Reviewed April 23, 2016

This was a nice museum, small but with a considerable collection of funeral pottery and some artifacts of interest. Everything is written in Italian so best to expect that in advance. Two very friendly attendants. We gave this museum a thumbs up because it was...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Grivola
Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

While spending a vacation in Lecce, we decided to visit this museum one day. It is just outside the old city walls by the police station. It is open on Sunday, and manned by two helpful attendants, who insisted we talk the elevator rather than...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Art H
Reviewed November 24, 2015

This museum has an amazing amount of Greek and Roman pottery. Unfortunately it is not too well signed but we knew what things were. It is well worth a look

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank ScubaWife
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