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Palazzo Pomarici | Via San Giacomo, 751000, Matera, Italy
+39 366 935 7768
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Surprisingly good art in genuine cave dwelling

This was surprisingly good. There are multiple rock cut rooms all different and one area with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IBrisbane
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Modern art in ancient building

There is a variety of art work in this museum. Contemporary as well as older works that have been... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
jeffreyshapiro
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Belgrade, Montana
via mobile
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (9 reviews)
“art lovers” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00, 16:00 - 20:00
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Palazzo Pomarici | Via San Giacomo, 751000, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was surprisingly good. There are multiple rock cut rooms all different and one area with hunting scene frescos that was part of a wealthy family home. The sculptures themselves are very interesting examples of modern Italian art. Worth a visit.

Thank IBrisbane
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

There is a variety of art work in this museum. Contemporary as well as older works that have been donated from private collections. Some glass, ceramic, neon lighting, stone & metal works displayed through your many cave rooms. In the open areas and near the...More

Thank jeffreyshapiro
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Big and interesting place. Like a little maze of cave. Amazing selections of inspiring artists. The lightning is perfect and bring a great atmosphere. Historical building located in a fascinating area. I recommend for art lovers and also architecture geeks.

Thank Luis K
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Matera was one of our favorite cities to visit and learn more about. The fact that hotels, homes and restaurants are reinvigorating these caves is fascinating. But this museum takes first prize. It's a bit of work to find it. Don't give up. Keep asking...More

Thank Gigi-ray
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Beautiful city. The old part (the Sassi) is very authentic and well taken care off with nice streets, a mustsee museum MUSMA, the Piazza San Pietro with the magnificent little church... Will be European Cultural Capital in 2019

1  Thank Vera S
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This was a highlight of the trip. The works of sculpture are modern and diverse located in various caves. What a wonderful museum. If you have interest in modern scut pure this is a must. Very highly recommended

Thank fwv3
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A range of modern art displayed throughout an old Materan property and the caves, formerly used for making and storing wine. Some of the art is more interesting than other but a number of pieces really suited the curation in the caves. Some of the...More

Thank TheWelshRover
Reviewed 14 May 2016

One of the several attractions of Matera, it will not take more than 1 hour to visit the entire modern art collection. I suggest this attraction only to those really interested in modern art, as are displayed mainly niche artists

Thank plug89
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The museum itself was even more interesting than the art! Contemporary scultpture in an ancient place.

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I visited this museum, not for the sculpture/artwork, but to see the building. There are (I think) seven caves, as well as an architecturally interesting Palazzo built on top of it. It also had a good bookstore.

Thank Esther P
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