Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples

Delve into Italy's diverse history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Considered the most important archeological museum in Italy, it boasts a collection of Greek, Roman, and Renaissance antiquities housed in a 16th-century palace. Admire the dozens of intricately-made pieces in the mosaic collection, or visit the museum's Secret Cabinet to see hundreds of Roman artifacts from the site of Pompeii. Pick up an audio guide at the entrance to learn more about the specific pieces, as well as Pompeii's history. Plan your visit to Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Naples online route planner.
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  • Depending on your interest, you can stay as long as 3-4h. The museum is huge and covers all the History periods. There are more interesting parts, like the Greek/Roman Age for me, but there is much...  more »
  • Leave plenty of time for this superb museum. They give you paper shoe covers to protect the marble floors, but there's so much to see, you might want to visit the cafe midway through, and you...  more »
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  • Beautiful structure, very impressive and has a nice cafe (very affordable) you can rest there between going to different exhibitions. As said before you should look at the timetable for each exhibition in the museum so you will not be disappointed. The artifacts from Pompeii, secret room and mosaics were amazing. The Audio guide doesn't cover everything and most of the things have Italian description (as said in other reviews) . The maintenance is very poor though and the walls are dirty , the showcases are dusty and the toilet facilities are in bad condition. Enjoy!
  • Quite a Grand building and beautiful architecture! Also the different rooms are stunning with their elegant design. However it's not 5 stars worthy, because it lacks the wholeness of the audio tour. There are not many items which can be used with the audio device.
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