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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Parma

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Egyptians in Parma

A small museum but well laid out with a decent variety of exhibits. We particulary enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Small archaeological museum in Parma, Italy

As part of the Pilotta museums we visited this archaeological museum. There are 4 rooms with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Archaeological Museum tells the story of the origins of Parma and reveals artifacts of rare beauty and great historical importance. Founded in 1760 to house the findings from the excavations in the Roman city of Veleia,near Piacenza, it was...more
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Palazzo della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small museum but well laid out with a decent variety of exhibits. We particulary enjoyed the Egyptian room.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of the Pilotta museums we visited this archaeological museum. There are 4 rooms with Egyptian Greek, Etruscan and Roman artifacts and statues. It is rather small, but worth a visit.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

If one is interested in coins, they have a big collection. Otherwise, the most arresting feature is a group of eight Roman statutes excavated in the area.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Not only will you find a wide range of statues, artefacts from Italian digs there are also collections from Egypt. A large collection of statues of the great and good back to the 1st Roman Emperor including wives and family also. Very well put together...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

In teh combined Palazzo della PIlotta ticket this museum is also included. Small but very valueable artifacts, a lot which was found here in Parma. But there are also other Roman, Greek, Egyptien items.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting the Farnese teatro we visited the exhibition PArmegianino and Correggio Two Parma artists -16 the century and we enjoyed it very much. The museum has a nice collection of triptych + a lovely small drawing by Leonardo da Vinci. Enjoy. Yona S.

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The museum is small. It's included in the combined ticket and since it's located in the same complex as the Fornese Theater one might as well see it. It should take no longer than an hour for thorough viewing.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Mostly collections from excavation of this region with a small collection. Of Egyptian artifact. Most exhibits come only with Italian description but worth a visit

Thank Lea369
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Many interesting antiquities, from Italy and ancient Egypt. It gives you a good idea about the Italian history.

Thank doruc645
Reviewed 6 November 2016

To me, this museum was quite a disappointment. The building outside, Palazzo della Pilotta, is much more impressive than its contents. Nonetheles, even its entrance isn't well signed. It was difficult to find out how to get in. The items on display are mediocre, at...More

Thank Andy B
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