This museum is a must linked in with a visit to the Valley of the Temples. Covers from the Micinians right through to the Roman occupation.
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Although on the small size, this museum provides the visitor with a wide and diverse number of examples of the archeological history of the region. To see an actual one of a kind "kraters" was incredible. Worth the trip from the Eastern side of the...More
The museum contains some rare and beautiful artifacts. Though we took a breeze-through tour, I would have liked to spend more time. The details of the black caylx vases are outstanding. It was helpful to have visited before doing the Valley of the Temples.
Have a look especially at the location adn at the rich collection of vases, further than at the hundreds of statues
If you are an Archaeologist or a antique pottery fan (Krater, ring a bell?) this is a museum for you. Even if you have to endure the heat during the sicilian sommer because the air conditioning is broken (I though Antiquities should be kept in...More
We visited this on a combined ticket after going to the Valley of the Temples. The contents will make more sense if you do it that way round I am sure. After a hot morning at the temples I was hoping for a cool blast...More
Visited as bought a combination entry ticket at Valle dei Templi. On ticket it's called Mus.Arch. Griffo. (Total paid ticket was Euro 13.50 for entry to both). Can be somewhat boring for the layman and it seems that every shard of pottery artefact is exhibited.....More
This is a major collection of extremely interesting items from the whole South-West corner of Sicily. They are well presented and our visit would have been very worthwhile IF ONLY THE MUSEUM COULD HAVE TAKEN THE TROUBLE TO FIX ITS AIR CONDITIONING. This had broken...More
Outside you have some ruins and they are excavating more but go inside and allow plenty of time. There is room after room of ancient artefacts, some in remarkable condition. Be sure to see the coin collection and the only nearly complete statue of a...More