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Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici

Piazza Olivella, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 611 6807
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If you like history not to be missed

We toured the Teatro Massimo and on our way back I spotted the sign for Museo archeologico... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eils G
So much history

This was one of our top favourites of Palermo. So much history here dating back to 700 BC . The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Piazza Olivella, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We toured the Teatro Massimo and on our way back I spotted the sign for Museo archeologico regionale, we traipsed down a side street and found this museum. Entrance was free as it was only open on the ground floor but even that was amazing...More

Thank Eils G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our top favourites of Palermo. So much history here dating back to 700 BC . The displays are amazing . Don’t miss the statue of Zeus. Stunning and historic , The displays are well discribed. Admission is free! We spent 2...More

Thank easterntreker
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Great collection enabling the rich history of Sicily to be understood.. why it is different to mainland Italy starts to become apparent... Punic, Greek, Roman influences even before the Arab and Byzantine... then the European influences from the Normans onwards... such historical wealth. Unbelievable.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Has lots of artifacts, statues, tiles, from when the Greeks inhabited Sicily, lots of relics. Was free to get in..

1  Thank grtchris
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Close to the Teatro Massimo, the Palermo Archaeological Museum is a fantastic place to visit for those who love history. It contains a vast collection of ancient Greek art and various artefacts and findings from the region and island of Sicily. Notable items include the...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great Collection of Sicilian antiquities in a nice setting. The problem is FINDING the place. No one in the area could help us including the police! Finally, with the help of google maps, there it was! We were glad we found it. They even had...More

Thank Jerry W
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Among the most important archeological museums in Italy, the Salinas is only partially open at the moment as complex renovation works are carried on on the building and on the collection. However, the part of the collection that can be already visited is outstanding, especially...More

1  Thank Marco C
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This museum is very interesting and well set out. There were lots of translations to English as well. This was originally a monastery, so plenty of space, and very informative, especially Greek culture. There are lots of beautiful sculptures, well displayed with good lighting. We...More

Thank Dorothy C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum. All the signs are in Italian and English and loads of items to see and walk round. Currently only downstairs open. Turtles are nice and its free.

Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Building itself is lovely but arrangement of exhibits is so well done.Only ground floor is open ,sept 2017, but we plan to return.Its also free!Quite astonishing.Well done Palermo

Thank David S
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Dr_Rebecca_P
14 August 2016|
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Response from MuseoSalinas | Property representative |
Dear Rebecc, our apologies for the delay in responding. We confirm that the Museum has reopened in July, and hope you will come back soon.
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2 June 2016|
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Response from MuseoSalinas | Property representative |
Dear visitor, our apologies for the delay in responding. The Museum has reopened in July, and we hope you will come back sonn.
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