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Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento

Contrada San Nicola, 12, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 401565
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Museum that features Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan, Carthaginian and Roman remains, including impressive sculptures from the Selinunte archeological area.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“greek vases” (12 reviews)
“great museum” (7 reviews)
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Contrada San Nicola, 12, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0922 401565
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"greek vases"
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"great museum"
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"large collection"
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"archeological museums"
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"museum building"
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"prehistoric times"
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"visited this museum"
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"bronze age"
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"worth a visit"
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"better understanding"
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"on display"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this place will floor you.. it is a very special archeological location and should not be missed. bring suntan lotion if you go in the heat of the summer.

Thank butterfliesarefree2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here straight after our visit to the Valley of the Kings. The museum is very well set out and holds hundreds of artefacts from the temple site. The explanations are good. I particularly loved the reconstruction of one of the...More

1  Thank malcolm_karen51
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real must do if you are interested to learn more about the civilisation that build the temples and lived in the area of Agrigento ( and more in general in Sicily). Only such a pitty that they have not got a decent parking place,...More

Thank Geert C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is nice, there are a few collection inside. It is not comparable with the one of Siracusa, first because is not so large then because is not so well organized.

Thank Elena P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an incredible collection of artefacts telling the story of the ancient history of this area. The museum is modern and lablelling was in Italian and English. However, there did not seem to be a clear story as yuo travelled through the museum and...More

Thank alexander g
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has all the objects excavated from the temples and other sites. The red and black kraters are particularly well described and displayed. The last few galleries are less interesting- row on row of objects with less interpretation. Don’t miss the archeological digs in...More

Thank bangsibear
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

A lovely museum with artefacts from the Valley of the Temples layed out in time periods and with good explanations translated in English. Well worth a visit

Thank Judi M
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Not to be missed in Agrigento, this museum is pretty impressive by both quantity and quality of exhibits. You may be surprised how many things and rooms there are! Museum is choke full of artifacts, history and beauty from amphorae to sarcophaguses to coins and...More

2  Thank WAW-YMX-YUL
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

If you can try to visit the museum before you venture into the Valley. It will give you an idea about what you are to see there and make understanding the place easier. The museum, now in its 50s, may be a bit overwhelming with...More

1  Thank ford-ka-9-5
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Nice smaller museum that certainly adds to a visit to the Valley of Temples. Lots of artifacts found at the Temples. Nicely organized.

Thank bruggesfc
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