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Piazza Lucio Valerio Pudente 5, 66054, Vasto, Italy
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We got the opportunity to visit the downtown Palazzo D’Avalos and its museum-garden. The museum is plent of historical pieces from early age up to medieval age, plus a very good explanation by panels or audio-guide. The exhibition has many ancient pieces to describe the...More

Thank Massimo L
Reviewed 23 June 2018

You should plan on spending at least an hour here to see the art exhibits, the archaeological museum, and the gardens. It is a wonderful old palace and very well preserved.

Thank 408KeithM408
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Although we were unable to see the whole museum due to restoration, this small town museum was surprising in its archeological artefacts. Well worth the eight euros.

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Not much to see even though its a very historic building. Luckily for the town it's used for Concerts, Open air shows etc

Thank Nadia P
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

First you are recommended to see the galleries of the 4 brothers, arranged in different rooms, followed by the contemporary art gallery, the archeological part and at the end you enter the garden which is marvelous. The old style maintained, beautiful vegetation and breath taking...More

Thank Bebshka
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here last week. Stunning - it deserves the title on the leaflet "wonder of Abruzzo" . There is so much to see - The Archaeological Museum, The Picture Gallery, contemporary art, The Costume Museum - even a collection of parade saddles. The Neapolitan...More

Thank Beverley73
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Wide ranging and great value from pre-Roman to Victorian painters, amazing artefacts in a great palazzo with wonderful views.

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Lovely! Beautiful place, views, ambience, amenities, people, places to eat and very central. Good place to visit and not too far from airport

Thank DinaGee
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Vasto is a beautiful Abruzzo town and the museum is a great place to discover more about the history of the town. There were also some amazing art exhibits in the building.

Thank LesleyFlam
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Small museum but worth visiting. Interesting modern art exhibition. Museum open in the morning until 12.30 and then it re-opens at 6.30. Good value for money. 5 euros for museum and gardens

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