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Museo del Satiro Danzante

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Small but interesting

Museum is all about the Satyr and really that’s the only exhibit. It’s a tiny museum with a few... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
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Beautiful exhibit of the astonishing statue

This small museum is a fit home for the stunning bronze statue, which rightfully gets center stage... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
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Piazza Plebiscito | Chiesa di Sant'Egidio, 91026 Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum with limited exhibits, would recommend you watch the video that is shown as that is quite interesting

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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Museum is all about the Satyr and really that’s the only exhibit. It’s a tiny museum with a few ancient wine containers displayed as well but... it is well presented (it really is beautiful) and the 25 minute film explains the find (English subtitles), the...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This small museum is a fit home for the stunning bronze statue, which rightfully gets center stage. It's surrounded by other artifacts pulled from the sea. The video tells the story of the find, pulled in two parts by the same fishing vessel one year...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

The story behind the finding of the dancing satyr is absolutely amazing. A 24 minute video explains most of it but the real highlight was actually meeting the captain of the fishing boat who found it. His story is fascinating. The bronze statue is actually...More

Thank CoachLo
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This 2,000-year-old statue, found and pulled up from the bottom of the Meduterranean by a local fisherman, has been beautifully restored. A must-see in Mazara del Vallo!

Thank Jean N
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A small seaside town with rich history and a museum and statue dredged from the open that should not be missed.

Thank HarryLicursi
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a small museum in a ex-church with just one exhibit. (Ok, there are a few cannons and urns too, but they're nothing special and barely worth a glance compared to the Satyr.) An amazing find - first the leg, recovered by a trawler,...More

Thank L3K
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This is s must visit when in Mazara del Vallo. Not only can you spend as much time as you like viewing this gorgeous and well preserved statue, but there is a v interesting video explaining its discovery and how it was restored. There are...More

Thank authored
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Other than coming to Mazara del Vallo to eat, our main purpose was to see this statue. The museum has some local archeological pieces, but it's small and there is an obvious centerpiece. It's really quite amazing and worth spending time with. The video that...More

Thank NovaNYC
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We walked around the city centre and then popped in to this mini museum to see the dancing satyr bronze.It was worth the visit.There is also a video in Italian with English subtitles about the fishermen finding the satyr and the restoration of the same.I...More

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