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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

Definitely recommend a visit to this museum in combination with the three temples. Exhibits are very well displayed & help to bring " to life" this period of history of the Italian peninsular

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank LEBN16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting exhibits showing the ancient times of this region. A lot of interesting paintings, sculptures and artifacts made of different materials. The remains of the temples well preserved. Absolutely worth visiting.

Thank Elek M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are visiting the Archaeological Park the same ticket gets you into the museum. You don't have to spend much time here but some exhibits are really interesting.

Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Wonderful ancient Greek site, full of very interesting buildings. Well worth the trip. Uncrowded, good value for money.

Thank Susannah P
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We did not expect too much, but were surprised to find this an excellent museum. Highly educational, clean and airy. The exhibits are very professionally displayed, better than many museums we have been to. It was a real joy to visit this museum and well...More

Thank kuede
Reviewed 4 August 2018

When visiting the National Archaeological Museum of Paestum, there is one artifact you cannot miss. In the rear of the first floor is a room with the famous “Tomb of the Diver.” This fresco is the only example of an actual figure used in a...More

2  Thank MartyB719
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