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Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano

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Best Archeological Museum

The breadth and depth of archeological history here is breathtaking. Even better than Agrigento. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norman N
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Bilgola, Australia
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Fascinating museum and magnificent views

We finally visited the museum on our last day in Lipari. The climb to the top is not too arduous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John G
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Middle Park
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Via Castello 2, 98055, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews several buildings worth a visit rich history aeolian islands extensive collection bronze age very interesting museum ancient theatre on display visited this museum small town next door ancient greek small island exhibits pottery pots
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breadth and depth of archeological history here is breathtaking. Even better than Agrigento. It made our heads hurt!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally visited the museum on our last day in Lipari. The climb to the top is not too arduous, and the views over the harbour and town are worth the effort. The museum is divided between a number of buildings, and gives an excellent...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn’t spend much time in the museum but much more entertaining was the delightful small amphitheatre and the avenue of stone tombs nearby. There are also lovely views of the harbour and of the roofs of the town to be had from the amphitheatre...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide lead us up the hill to the castle housing the museum; it is not really a long walk to get there. The exhibits are split into various sections, pots, prehistoric, masks and geological (although we did not have time to see this...More

Thank FionaG350
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The arduous climb leading to the area will take some of your strength away. However it is definitely worth it! Various archaeological museums to visit in same area. Do check which ones will be open on the day of your visit because not all are...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Historically this museum is fascinating with exhibits that chart the islands contact with civilisation over the last 6000 years

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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Wow! My jaw dropped every time I walked into a room. Stunning area of urns, tools, masks, jewelry. Great, detailed signage (in at least 3 languages), including English. Beautiful views, church. I visited from Panarea (easy 40 minutes journey because Lonely Planet mentions the museum/citadel...More

1  Thank Ritz1165
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

A jarring experience, and pot-entially did not urn the entrance price. But if you love pots, please do go ahead.

1  Thank tamweston
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We visited the Castle's museum this morning, 650 meters up from our Marine Lunga apartment, following the signs along the main streets. After paying our 6 Euros each, we were on our own, so we walked the grounds to take in the sunny views. Along...More

1  Thank Gene J
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Just a short walk from the boat terminal is this treasure of a museum! We had no idea what to expect...we were absolutely amazed to find artifacts from prehistoric times.. Greek masks, pottery, and crowns just to name a few. Be sure to arrive early,...More

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diana5251905
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Response from Rasputin21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diana As far as I know there are no museums on Lipari or exhibits of recent history and culture. I know there is also no such information in Milazzo the jumping off point for the Aeolian Islands. You will have to search... More
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