We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museo Nazionale Archeologico

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Amazing!

Very interesting and lots of beautiful trasures to see. It's spacious and well explained (both in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rebegan
,
Rimini, Italy
Incredible!

Fantastic museum with some iconic pieces! Well worth the visit! A collection of Greco-Romano pieces... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NeilVLC
,
Valencia, Spain
via mobile
Read all 1,019 reviews
840
All photos (840)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“two floors”(3 reviews)
“on display”(3 reviews)
About
The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto is ones of the most important in Italy and was founded in 1887. The Museum is located from the beginning in a building named as Convent of S. Pasquale or of the Alcantarini monks, erected in mid-18th...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 10, 74123, Taranto, Italy
Website
+39 099 453 2112
Call
Reviews (1,019)
Filter reviews
68 results
Traveller rating
55
12
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
55
12
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreek and romantwo floorson displaywonderful museumbeautiful collectionbig collectionworthwhile visitpre historyroman timesdifferent culturesold buildingsecond floorartifactslayoutperiodmartalighting
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 68 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and lots of beautiful trasures to see. It's spacious and well explained (both in italian and english) but without any fuzz. Friendly and helpful personel. The kids (7 and 9)had lots of fun too and their favourite part was the athlete's grave, of...More

Thank Rebegan
Museo Marta M, Direttore generale at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic museum with some iconic pieces! Well worth the visit! A collection of Greco-Romano pieces that leave you open mouthed!

1  Thank NeilVLC
Museo Marta M, Direttore generale at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Wow. The guidebooks haven’t really caught up with the wonders of the remodeled museum. The displays are really well organized (and in clear English!) and provide an in-depth look at burial practices in Taranto from Greek through Roman times. I was skeptical paying the 8...More

2  Thank JillianG
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Took longer than expected, a good way to spend a couple of hours. Staff were helpful. Would have liked an English book with some highlights, but only expensive Italian books available.

1  Thank Jackiethebear
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful visit in a very well renovated central building in 'Taranto Nuova", just 300 Mt from the iron moving bridge of Taranto. Inside you can get free visits or guided ones by paying a fee. Kids do not pay the tickets. 2 and a...More

1  Thank Lorenzo B
Museo Marta M, Direttore generale at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback

Reviewed 23 June 2018

Lots of interesting relics, primarily from Greek and Roman periods. Outstanding collie tion of mosaics.

1  Thank Martin V
Museo Marta M, Direttore generale at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback

Reviewed 7 June 2018

One of the best archaeological museums I have visited. Impressive exhibitions with explanations in Italian and in English.

1  Thank Ruthie17
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Taranto, despite its long history, does not have as many objects in its collection as the Archeological museum in Napoli, but its collection is large and of high quality. One reason so much of the Greek and Roman items are in such good shape is...More

1  Thank joerussin
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The museum offers a big collection of items from the ancient times - showing the rich history of the area. There are many multimedia stands where you can find out more about the antiquity.

2  Thank Paweł C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is one of the best Museums I have seen (and I used to work in one). The quality and breadth of the collection is breathtaking. The excellent labelling is in Italian and English. The lighting, presentation and layout are all excellent. But it is...More

3  Thank Jenny G
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 hotels in Taranto
Hotel Europa
240 reviews
.19 km away
Hotel Plaza
218 reviews
.24 km away
Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel
317 reviews
.95 km away
Hotel Virgilio
8 reviews
1.03 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 499 restaurants in Taranto
Sud
613 reviews
.15 km away
Panificio due Mari
200 reviews
.19 km away
Trattoria Al Gatto Rosso
691 reviews
.07 km away
Ristoro Basile Luzzi
359 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 164 attractions in Taranto
Castello Aragonese
2,270 reviews
.29 km away
Ponte Girevole
856 reviews
.21 km away
Corso Due Mari
121 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museo Nazionale Archeologico staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines