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Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento

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Museum that features Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan, Carthaginian and Roman remains, including impressive sculptures from the Selinunte archeological area.
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Contrada San Nicola, 12, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0922 401565
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to the Valley of the Temples, there were hardly any tourist here. All to the good, IMO, we had the museum basically to ourselves. The holdings are comprehensive, the original Telamon and collected Telamon heads are awe-inspiring, many other exquisite artifacts. If you're in...More

Thank haohuangpianist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If the purpose of a trip to Agrigento is to visit the temples and other remains of the Greek and pre-Greek eras, this museum will be very helpful. There are some bits of pottery made by the indigenous people of the era, displaced by the...More

1  Thank Tarquinvi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their collection of ancient pottery is the main display really, they have thousands of pieces. Make sure to take some time to walk through the gardens and admire the view over the Valley of the Temples.

Thank Captain_Condor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I presume our knowledge of ancient pots is too limited to fully appreciate what’s on display at the museum. We liked the giant statue that’s skillfully put together at the lowest level, though.

Thank tosiapuccini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worthwhile visit if you are up for a walk through uneven terrain with some hills and steps. The views alone are beautiful as you can look to the sea below. The Columns and remains are in very good condition and massive. Reminded me of the...More

Thank Lizzy9663
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is worth visiting just to see the scale model of the Temple of Zeus. The admission can be purchased together with the admission for the temple ridge.

Thank cmbtraveller
Reviewed 14 May 2018

this place will floor you.. it is a very special archeological location and should not be missed. bring suntan lotion if you go in the heat of the summer.

Thank butterfliesarefree2
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited here straight after our visit to the Valley of the Kings. The museum is very well set out and holds hundreds of artefacts from the temple site. The explanations are good. I particularly loved the reconstruction of one of the...More

1  Thank malcolm_karen51
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A real must do if you are interested to learn more about the civilisation that build the temples and lived in the area of Agrigento ( and more in general in Sicily). Only such a pitty that they have not got a decent parking place,...More

Thank Geert C
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This museum is nice, there are a few collection inside. It is not comparable with the one of Siracusa, first because is not so large then because is not so well organized.

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Look it up on the site. How do you expect a one-time tourist to know something like this?
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