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Civico Museo di Storia ed Arte - Orto Lapidario

Piazza della Cattedrale, 34121, Trieste, Italy
+39 394 031 0500
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There are a lot classical museums. Sometimes i get the impression that they brake ancient vases and... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
besf
,
Antwerpen
Unexpected Gem

We walking to the castle when we stumbled on this incredible museum. The collections were separated... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
RunningEagle2013
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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“roman times” (2 reviews)
“greek” (2 reviews)
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Piazza della Cattedrale, 34121, Trieste, Italy
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+39 394 031 0500
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

There are a lot classical museums. Sometimes i get the impression that they brake ancient vases and divide the parts under themselves. Here there are no parts but fine and complete pieces.Greek, Roman, Egyptian... spread over 3 floors.

Thank besf
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We walking to the castle when we stumbled on this incredible museum. The collections were separated into to very well organized settings with detailed English explanation. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank RunningEagle2013
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Amazing museum concerning on antiquity with some Egyptian objects (and even mummies) and mostly art from Roman times, which is absolutely great!

Thank Jindrich M
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is very nice. Full of ancient history in the mystical town of Trieste. Warmly suggested to everyone who's hungry for knowledge!

Thank Ste C
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were looking for someplace that would explain Trieste's interesting history since Roman times, but this museum stops at Roman times. It was not obvious from what I read online.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Fantastic collection of ancient roman, greek and egyptian artefacts - mainly from donated private collections. The entrance looks closed, but ring the doorbell on the right for access.

Thank janequelch
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Behind Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia rise remains of the Roman theatre , built between the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, but only uncovered in 1938. The Arco di Riccardo On the slopes of San Giusto hill on Via del Trionfo is an earlier Roman remnant, one...More

Thank Petru V
Reviewed 19 May 2013

The Lapidarium Garden (L'Orto Lapidario) is ich with history, too bad it somehow seems abandoned to itself.

Thank EllyL
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