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Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento

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Yes, another amazing archaeological museum

Sicily has a LOT of amazing archaeological museums, and this one is no exception. It is very... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
tamaletown
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Perth, Australia
OMG amazing

We did the walking part of temples and included the museum. We took a break and went to lunch... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
sedison2
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Los Angeles, California
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Museum that features Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan, Carthaginian and Roman remains, including impressive sculptures from the Selinunte archeological area.
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Contrada San Nicola, 12, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0922 401565
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Sicily has a LOT of amazing archaeological museums, and this one is no exception. It is very comprehensive. But certainly the highlight is the telamon in the centre of the museum. Definitely a must see! The gift shop is lovely, and is next to a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is a busy place and quite noisy, the space is big but noise travels everywhere! Hard to get time to relax and enjoy the exhibits. Pottery is very good and don’t miss the coin collection hidden behind the toilets! No chronology of the exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We did the walking part of temples and included the museum. We took a break and went to lunch outside at trattoria up hill which was great too. This museum has more things in it. One of the best displays of antiquities you will ever...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sedison2
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Coming from the Valley of the Temples we wanted to find something comfortable and cool. The entry to parking is a major challenge, extremely poor graphics and poorly maintained pathways. The entry to the museum itself is also very confusing. You first come upon a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit particularly if you have visited the valley of the temples. We caught the local bus out there and the hop on hop off bus back. Easy

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The museum is certainly worth a visit, particularly if its hot outside. As with most museum of this type, it houses an impressive collection of artifacts. The majority of the artifacts are showcased and relatively small in size, so quite a deal of reading is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Austravel25
Reviewed 31 August 2018

....even if you are exhausted from a full day in the Valley of the Temples. The collection is wonderful. However there is a singular reason for coming here: the telamon from the Temple of Olympian Zeus. It is displayed upright in a huge hall, quite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ChinaFanNYC
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The collection here is extraordinary - especially of Greek vases and coins - a gem of a museum - Don't bypass when you see the temples

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bombaybeauty
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I visited recently with friends and took the part in the walking tour – It’s a MUST see! Our guide was brilliant with mounds of knowledge. We visited at sunset and got some beautiful photos. Wear appropriate shoes, theres lots of hills/steps/tracks routes to walk

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RyanO2127
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Museo Archeologic of Agrigento is a must visit in the South of Italy. It is a wide park in the top of the hill, with some beautiful ruins of ancient Greek Gods. The Greeks wanted that any foreign was able to see their temples from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Look it up on the site. How do you expect a one-time tourist to know something like this?
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