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The museum is certainly worth a visit, particularly if its hot outside. As with most museum of this type, it houses an impressive collection of artifacts. The majority of the artifacts are showcased and relatively small in size, so quite a deal of reading is...More
....even if you are exhausted from a full day in the Valley of the Temples. The collection is wonderful. However there is a singular reason for coming here: the telamon from the Temple of Olympian Zeus. It is displayed upright in a huge hall, quite...More
I visited recently with friends and took the part in the walking tour – It’s a MUST see! Our guide was brilliant with mounds of knowledge. We visited at sunset and got some beautiful photos. Wear appropriate shoes, theres lots of hills/steps/tracks routes to walk
Museo Archeologic of Agrigento is a must visit in the South of Italy. It is a wide park in the top of the hill, with some beautiful ruins of ancient Greek Gods. The Greeks wanted that any foreign was able to see their temples from...More
As a afterthought we decided to walk the museum and were glad we did. Artifacts from many eras with some placards with good information. Note: some of the pieces did not have english translation which was somewhat of a disappointment.
My wife and were hot and tired from seeing the temples we almost didnt make it to the museum and that would have been a great loss. Huge collection of pottery, sculpture, carvings, busts coins tools etc, that help explain the history behind the temples...More
Compared to the Valley of the Temples, there were hardly any tourist here. All to the good, IMO, we had the museum basically to ourselves. The holdings are comprehensive, the original Telamon and collected Telamon heads are awe-inspiring, many other exquisite artifacts. If you're in...More