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Museo Vesuviano Giovan Battista Alfano

Via Colle San Bartolomeo 10 | Ingresso gratuito, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 850 7255
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Free admission☺

There’s no charge to walk around this glass enclosed museum that displays the plaster casts of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DeanMurphy2020
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Orlando, Florida
Poor display

Display was absolutely out of context of the event. Each of the human remain was displayed on its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
FYL003
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Chicago, Illinois
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Via Colle San Bartolomeo 10 | Ingresso gratuito, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There’s no charge to walk around this glass enclosed museum that displays the plaster casts of cavities where these bodies were found buried is solidified ash from the August 24, 79AD [as in 79 years after the birth of Jesus] eruption of Vesuvius and subsequent...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 3 days ago

Display was absolutely out of context of the event. Each of the human remain was displayed on its own in different display area, exposed to the elements or in glass case. It could have been presented in away to provide education purposes.

Thank FYL003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is easy to wander the ancient streets of Pompeii and forget the tragic ending that befell the townspeople. Here you can see the casts of the people as they met there final time on earth.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of artifacts and human cast . It is sad to see the way the people died during that time. Pompei is really worth a visit just don't forget it can be crowded and remember to get a good tour guide , don't forget to...More

Thank rosievil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a tragic ending both for the people concerned and the site as poorly displayed through dirty glass would have been lovely to have walked inside rather than looking through the glass which clearly doesn't get cleaned

Thank David L
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

To see people in final poses and even a dog with his collar on has to touch you in some way. It made the whole exhibit a bit more human.

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a good place to visit because it is interesting. I learned a lot of different things in this museum.

Thank Karacia
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is both impressive and terrifying. Just thinking about what happened to these people makes me shiver. During our visit this particular part was actually closed, so we could not see it properly, however, they have transferred some of the bodies to a glass hut...More

Thank PieTravels
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Part of historical Pompei digs. Lot of things may be interesting and you fill yourself al part of the history

Thank IvanB2012
Reviewed 28 July 2017

when you listen to how the bodies were found and the casts made of the discovered "mummies" you will be awed.

Thank aeiusa
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Barbara B
6 August 2017|
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Response from IvanB2012 | Reviewed this property |
That's truth . But I don't understand which artifacts you want to see. I've seen the "dog" and two human bodies on the ground at the site , but didn't pay attention if that copy . In the site lot of ceramic... More
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