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Museo dell'Acciuga

Closed Now: 09:30 - 12:30, 16:30 - 19:00
Open today: 09:30 - 12:30, 16:30 - 19:00
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A delightful, surprising museum

My wife and I visited Il Museo dell'Acciuga in September. The other Trip Advisor reviews for this... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aspra's hidden gem!! Museo Dell'Acciuga

This is a local museum which tells the story of anchovy and Sicilian fishermen past to present. The... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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A Museum that narrates the history of Anchovy, from the legend to present days, through ancient documents, tools used for fishing and salting.
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Strada Comunale Cotogni 86 | Via Gabriele d'Annunzio 151, 90011 Aspra, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 956271
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

My wife and I visited Il Museo dell'Acciuga in September. The other Trip Advisor reviews for this unique museum accurately explain how wonderful it is. But they are nearly all written by Italians, so it's clear that English-speaking tourists either don't know about the museum...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is a local museum which tells the story of anchovy and Sicilian fishermen past to present. The stories are told visually by the many paintings and artefacts, by stories, legends, song and music presented and performed by the amazing Michelangelo and his beautiful daughter....More

1  Thank BevFisher
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The Anchovy Museum in Aspra is a little gem and not to be missed! You think it's going to be about just anchovies, but it turns out to be about much, much more. This extraordinary little museum brings not just anchovies, but also the fishermen...More

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Michelangelo B, Proprietario at Museo dell'Acciuga, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018
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Grazie a voi per aver impreziosito, con la vostra presenza, il nostro museo.

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I am visiting family in Aspra. We went to this museum and it totally touched my heart to learn the history of my grandfather's village. Michael Angelo was a gracious guide and I loved it when he sang to me! I highly recommend a visit...More

Thank Rosanne B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Michelangelo is legendary for his passion and hospitality - and is a born entertainer to boot. You will quickly be asking yourself: "Why wasn't I interested in an anchovy museum?" The history and stories are fascinating and new worlds appear. Fun? It was a blast!

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Sono molto fortunato di aver trovato questo museo un evento un degli giorni in cui fosse a Bagheria. Un bel posto e la storia qui. Michelangelo fa un ottimo lavoro di rendere questo storia interessate e affascinante. I am very lucky to have found this...More

1  Thank panettieri j
Reviewed 16 October 2015

we've received by Michelangelo as old time friends. All surroundings are fantastic, the expo is small but simply beautiful and all this implication of the art into the art of doing best anchovy's fillets is without any comparison. When Michelangelo sings and plays for us...More

2  Thank ludmiljazz
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