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National Archeological Museum of Sibaritide

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Address: Contrada Casa Bianca SNC | Localita Casa Bianca, 87011 Sibari, Cassano allo Ionio, Italy
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+39 0981 79392
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 19:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Just off the main road

Surprised to find it open as the sites were all closed up, well displayed with some English information boards

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 April 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Surprised to find it open as the sites were all closed up, well displayed with some English information boards

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

The Sibarites were known in the classical world for their wealth and lavish living, so I was hoping for a bit more, but they displayed what they had, including late bronze age early iron age stuff and large storage pots.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Ok so it's January but still, the people who look after the museum said we were the only two to visit in two days. The work done to present the rich variety of findings is impeccable with clearly set out panels to explain each hall. The English translations are a bit quirky but still understandable. The surrounding area is still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

We discovered Siberi while trying to find a location for a short break on the way from Pizzo to Matera. The museum of archeology in Siberi is clearly off the trodden path but worth the visit. The area of excavation is still huge and we are looking for further discoveries to be made!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

The site of Sibari contains a local museum, among the highlights of which is the bronze statue of a raging bull. The labels and signs are extensive, but again in Italian. This holdings provide one with a vicarious glimpse into the Sybaritic life style of its inhabitants. A short walk from the museum leads to the archaeological park. The area... More 

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