Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, Agrigento

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Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento displays finds from ancient Agrigento. These remains span Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan, Carthaginian, and Roman histories. Arranged both chronologically and topographically, the first section of the museum contains a collection of vases, architectural sculptures, and coins, among many other items. The second section contains objects from Agrigento and Caltanissetta from prehistory to the period of Hellenization. Consider visiting this museum before touring the Valley of the Temples, as it provides context to the ruins there. Visitors find that the quality of this museum makes up for the bit of a walk to get to it. Make Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento part of your personalized Agrigento itinerary using our Agrigento trip maker website.
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  • Fabulous collection of Greek pottery, clay deity offerings, an original, huge Hercules statue, and depictions of how temples could have looked, added to the story of the temples and the town.  more »
  • Very extensive collection of beautiful and important pieces. We were blown away. Also the receptionist was very nice to us and helped us book a tour of the catacombs with a guide named Alessandra. We....  more »
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  • Many items in English. Lots of clay faces. The pots are the best part. Not essential to see, and difficult to get to cause the bus doesn't stop there. Not a lot of parking. Typical Italian poor planning. Walking around the outside more interesting than the inside.
  • Fascinating to see such exceptional pieces actually excavated from the area. The exhibition was quite large with the majority having good English explanations
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