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Museo Nazionale del Paleolitico

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Excellent presentation of a really important site.

Great contextualisation of the findings; however, the English translations are a bit weak. Google... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Ian F
The most important Paleolithic deposit of fossil finds in Europe.

The most important Paleolithic deposit of fossil finds in Europe dating back to 700,000 years... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Rome, Italy
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Localita' La Pineta, 86170 Isernia, Italy
+39 0865 290687
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great contextualisation of the findings; however, the English translations are a bit weak. Google translate isn't perfect yet...

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The most important Paleolithic deposit of fossil finds in Europe dating back to 700,000 years ago. "The excavations have resulted in a complex stratigraphic sequence of roughly five meters thick, characterized by the accumulation of fluvial lacustrine and volcanic deposits." Among the animals that have...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This museo is just fantastic place to visit. Really well made and excellant way to learn how people lived in paleolitic time.

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Made a special trip to isernia to see this new museum and was pleased to have done so but...... It's a wonderful new building purpose built around excavations that started back in 1978 when the new motorway unearthed palaeolithic items - all very exciting and...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

A lot of interesting history to see here. There is not much to do in Isernia for the tourist, so this would be suitable if you are trying to site-see!

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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

The site of the earliest evidence for humans in Europe and use of fire. Went deep in winter and had the place to ourselves an excellent little place with a really good interactive part and the chance to observe the current excavation. Only down side...More

Thank Alimarinaio
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This was a nice hour and completely off the beaten track in Isernia, and an interesting break from trekking through the Centro Storico or surrounding hills. It was interesting to view the various historical periods throughout history, contrast them with the views outside, and note...More

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