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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum

Via Magna Grecia 919, 84063 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
+39 0828 811023
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Via Magna Grecia 919, 84063 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
+39 0828 811023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

MOst amazing are the frescoes on the insides of some of the mausoleums. But much of interest in the local painting from Greek times.

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place to visit. Originally Greek settlement. The temples built of a fine yellow limestone. Don't buy ticket, you can see everything very well from outside.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful temples. Vast ground so its not busy. Couple of shops and restaurant at the exits which are quite good. Must see when you are in the region.

Thank MarkvT84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not fail to visit the museum after visiting the temples. The "diver" is magnificent as are many of the other exhibits.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is very well done, with very interesting artifacts which are displayed well and add to the experience of the ruins across the street. The design of the museum is modeled after the ruins so that enhanced the experience, We visited the ruins first...More

Thank DCtraveler427
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near the world-biggest Greek temples Very interesting museum with beautiful ceramics, ancient arms. The large amforas in excellent shape. Most of the items have descrption in Italian and English. Large shop with albums , books about the place.

1  Thank Josh8646
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the museum of the Greek excavations. While it has many different displays - the local biome and terrain, the Roman period, etc. it is the Greek remains that are worth viewing. They have outstanding examples of Greek pottery and tomb paintings.

Thank buckeye500
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The museum is a nice complement to the archeological site. It has a number of unique artifacts. Worth the visit!

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

If you visit the temples you should visit the museum as well. It's worth it, It's pretty big you'll need some time.

Thank Viorica I
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The museum give you an overview of the history and culture of Paestum, founded in 600BC by the Greeks. It started to decline in the 1st Century BC as the area subsided and became malarial. There are many artifacts, especially from the graves, with the...More

1  Thank RockportBirder
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