Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, Syracuse

4.1
#1 of 12 in Museums in Syracuse
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi has over 18,000 artifacts on display within its 12,000 sq m (129,167 sq ft) exhibition space. Inside a modern museum consisting of interconnected hexagons, view the permanent collection, which displays archaeological finds from prehistory through the Iron Age and the Greek colonization of Sicily. In the garden, notice the remains of an ancient Greek necropolis. Our Syracuse online driving holiday planner makes visiting Syracuse and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Create an itinerary including Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
921 reviews
Google
4.4
TripAdvisor
  • For fans of old pottery, this is the best collection I have ever seen. Tens of thousands of years old artifacts, plus statues and pictures. I especially liked the reproduction of the Temple of Apollo....  more »
  • We purchased a combi ticket for the museum and Parco Archeologico della Neapolis as it saved a couple of euros. We first went downstairs into the vault to see the vast coin collection which was...  more »
Google
  • An amazing museum with a huge collection of fantastic archeological artifacts. The exhibit explanations are in Italian and English! I'd give the museum 5 stars but our experience was nearly ruined by the lack of climate control. None of the many air conditioning units were functioning. Sicily is hot in August, and it was even hotter in the museum.
  • This is the best archaeological museum I have ever visited! I would encourage people to get the €13.50 combined ticket for the Archaeological Park and the museum (valid for 3 days and I purchased mine at the park) as they tie in rather nicely and you save yourself some dosh. The number of artefacts housed in the museum is astounding - it must have taken Indiana Jones years to collect it all! A lot of information to take in and all the plaques are in English as well as Italian. My only regret - I didnt have enough time to finish it in one day. Going back tomorrow hopefully.
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Syracuse

View all ›
4.8
Duration:4​h
4.7
Duration:1​h
3.2
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:30​min

Side trips from Syracuse

4.8
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration:1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Syracuse

View all ›
4.8
Duration:1​h 30​min
3.4
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Syracuse

4.3
Duration:1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.3
Duration:1​h 30​min

Shopping in Syracuse

View all ›
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Syracuse

4.9
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration:1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:4​h