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Salemi although a small city it has a number of historical places to visit. A Eur5 ticket allows... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2014
Steve D
Gets the message across (but in Italian language only)

This museum is a really moving and effective piece of modern art. It engages with you in a way... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2012
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“Consider if it's worth seeing”
9 Sep 2015
“Funny and entertaining”
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is open 10-13 and 16-19. Be careful, because when you come during siesta time, the town will be as dead. In my opinion, museum will not learn you about mafia if you dont know italian. So if you want to know how it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We liked this way of presenting the mafia story, in several cabins you can watch movies to get a short impression about what the Mafia did. This museum is not appropriate if you want many details and stories. The staff doesnt speak English but was...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank angiek530
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

We went to Salemi specially for the museum but it wasn't worth it. I red all the reviews so I was expecting a really good mafia museum but it was disappointing. There is not so much information and it is mostly in only Italian. They...More

3  Thank SaraC5185
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Salemi although a small city it has a number of historical places to visit. A Eur5 ticket allows you to visit an Art Musuem (works of art made from Campanedda stone), Museo della Mafia and the Castle. The assistants were very helpful and they stay...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 9 April 2013 via mobile

Euro 5 buys you a ticket to visit 3 museums....classic art, mafia and the castle....so truly good value. Assistants are helpful and passionate. Mafia museum is a novel experience...all dark with small peep rooms which truly add drama to the experience. Some videos might be...More

Date of experience: April 2013
6  Thank markmosta
Reviewed 29 August 2012

This museum is a really moving and effective piece of modern art. It engages with you in a way which most museums don't. Highly recommended to those who understand Italian.

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank TuesdaySue
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