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The ancient shipyard, monument to Amalfi's sea power, is surprisingly well preserved in its unique medieval form. Its impressive elegant architecture, modelled from stone and mortar, consist of two parallel aisles covered by a double series of...more
Finished off a lovely Sunday in Amalfi by visiting this museum as it's near the bus/ferry back to Maiori.
This museum is housed in the old shipyards and Amalfi being the Maritime power it was in the past, I was expecting , well , more....More
I expected so much more from this place concerning the history of shipbuilding in Amalfi. You can see where they did the work. Fine. There is a small model. OK. Some drawings and photographs, and unrelated art work on the walls. It was reasonably cool,...More
The Arsenale della Repubblica was a cool refuge from the busy streets of Amalfi. It has a very interesting exhibit on the history of Amalfi and compasses. The descriptions are in Italian and English. My only criticism is that the English descriptions are printed in...More
The old shipyard, now quite far from the sea, hidden between souvenir-shops and bars, it's not easy to find but definitely worth a visit! they used to perform the "Amalfi Musical" there. Awesome location and great historical exibition.
The space is amazing - very clean and new but in an ancient, large space probably used as storage from cargo ships. Nice displays in English as well as Italian but sparse as far as items. Nice Warhal pics of Marilyn Monroe.
If you are interested in the history of Amalfi this is the best place to visit. €2 entrance.The staff speak English well but are not intrusive,just ask them if you want more information. We did the 5pm Amalfi Walk and Talk tour which begins there.Tour...More