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Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano

Via Castello 2, 98055, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 988 0174
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Very interesting museum to visit

Historically this museum is fascinating with exhibits that chart the islands contact with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
teapot8
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Glasgow
You DO NOT Need to love pots.

Wow! My jaw dropped every time I walked into a room. Stunning area of urns, tools, masks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ritz1165
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New York City, New York
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Via Castello 2, 98055, Sicily, Italy
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+39 090 988 0174
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"several buildings"
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"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"rich history"
in 4 reviews
"aeolian islands"
in 9 reviews
"extensive collection"
in 4 reviews
"bronze age"
in 4 reviews
"ancient theatre"
in 2 reviews
"comprehensive museum"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
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"visited this museum"
in 2 reviews
"small town"
in 2 reviews
"next door"
in 2 reviews
"ancient greek"
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"excellent museum"
in 2 reviews
"small island"
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"exhibits"
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"pottery"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Historically this museum is fascinating with exhibits that chart the islands contact with civilisation over the last 6000 years

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! My jaw dropped every time I walked into a room. Stunning area of urns, tools, masks, jewelry. Great, detailed signage (in at least 3 languages), including English. Beautiful views, church. I visited from Panarea (easy 40 minutes journey because Lonely Planet mentions the museum/citadel...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A jarring experience, and pot-entially did not urn the entrance price. But if you love pots, please do go ahead.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We visited the Castle's museum this morning, 650 meters up from our Marine Lunga apartment, following the signs along the main streets. After paying our 6 Euros each, we were on our own, so we walked the grounds to take in the sunny views. Along...More

1  Thank Gene J
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Just a short walk from the boat terminal is this treasure of a museum! We had no idea what to expect...we were absolutely amazed to find artifacts from prehistoric times.. Greek masks, pottery, and crowns just to name a few. Be sure to arrive early,...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Superb, comprehensive museum set in several buildings within the walled hilltop citadel of Lipari. Above all else the incomparable collection of greek masks is without parallel anywhere in the world. The collections are expertly displayed and you will be fascinated. Just go!

Thank William1955
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

At first it just looks like another walled city and ramparts to go with it. But when you get inside, the buildings contain extensive collections of prehistoric and Mediterranean artifacts. It takes quite awhile to explore it all and unfortunately at least 3 of the...More

1  Thank henry v
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

It was wonderful to find this excellent museum in a small town, on a small island, yet full of treasures found nearby. It is spread over several buildings and one has to go to the bottom of the hill to purchase tickets (Euro 6.00) then...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The island of Lipari has been inhabited for millenia, and as it is not a very big place, the art and artifacts of those who have lived there from the Stone Age onward are still there to be found. This Museum collects such artifacts and...More

Thank Lawrentian
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I walked up the sloped streets from the harbor of Lipari to the archaeological park mainly for the view, but I was rewarded with some fine archaeological information of this island as well as the entire collection of the seven Eolie islands.

Thank Terry S
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diana5251905
14 September 2016|
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Response from Rasputin21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diana As far as I know there are no museums on Lipari or exhibits of recent history and culture. I know there is also no such information in Milazzo the jumping off point for the Aeolian Islands. You will have to search... More
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