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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum

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Via Magna Grecia 919, 84047 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 June 2011

Don't miss it if visiting Paestum. The tombs are a highlight, not just the diver. Well laid out in a beautiful building. Great stuff - very informative and amazing

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

Visited last week. Arrived with a rucksack, containing spare camera lenses. Told by surly member of staff that rucksacks not allowed and told to leave in a corner of the entry hall - along with a mass of other rucksacks., Luckily I had the foresight...More

2  Thank geoffza
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All reviews on display modern building great museum across the street archaeological site art history greek and roman magna graecia paestum temples audio guide entrance fee well worth the trip two hours amalfi coast century bc train station exhibits
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you happen to be in the vicinity, which you should for the temples alone..., you should also visit the museum. The tomb of the diver (tomba del tuffatore) is the most famous exhibit, but there is much more to see from the archaeological site....More

Thank Zubkow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum and park. The three temples are a great surprise and almost beyond belief. Walk through the Roman City was a nice bookend to what we saw in Pompeii.

Thank tchout02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic. We heard about Paestum from a guide in Maratea, suggesting we visit on the way back to Naples. This site is truly worth seeing, beautiful tranquil location - immerses you in what it might have been like in Antiquity. It was really easy to...More

Thank Tricia R
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The museum is well curated and adds to the overall understanding of the archaeology site and its long history. Well worth the visit. The indigenous people and culture before the ancient Greeks settled are represented by various artifacts found in the area that are now...More

1  Thank ItalianTourism-us
Reviewed 12 October 2018

A wealth of information about the Paestrum archeological site. I’m glad we had time to tour it before walking around the site across the street. If you really enjoy museums and archaeology, I think a total of 2 hours is rushing it for the museum...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A great museum a visit to which complements a visit to the Greek ruins and really helps one understand the whole

Thank librarygeoff
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Outstanding Greek temples and city ruins dating back 2500 years with a very excellent adjacent museum. Half mile walk from RR station, past several restaurants, buy tickets for archeological site and museum AT the museum before going to site nearby. Plan on at least a...More

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Well set out and impressive museum, well stocked. Some information in both Italian and English but not all. We had already visited Pompei and Herculaneum so this museum really helped bring things to life. Well worth visiting. Small gifts shop on site.

Thank EDlostinluton
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The museum is wonderfully laid out and provides a lot of background to the temples that stand opposite. The exhibits are all well-presented in Italian and English and the whole display is informative. the film about the diver is almost moving ! Beautiful and an...More

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 31 August 2018

My husband had dreamed of going here in Magna Graecia part of Italy since our grand Sicily trip where we hit all the major Greek Ruin sites. We were staying in Sorrento and took a private driver to the archeological site. Our driver suggested going...More

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