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Museo archeologico di Naxos

Localita Schiso, Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 51001
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Fantastic experience

We spend a great afternoon there. It is amazing to think that there was it is all about 2500years... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MagdaM138
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London, United Kingdom
Explore the history of Giardini Naxos

The museum has interesting artefacts and articles about Giardini Naxos' and Sicily's history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PamelaRogers1313
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London, United Kingdom
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“small museum” (12 reviews)
“a real gem” (2 reviews)
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Localita Schiso, Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0942 51001

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend a great afternoon there. It is amazing to think that there was it is all about 2500years old....So much to see, so much to learn, a real gem-highly recommended.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has interesting artefacts and articles about Giardini Naxos' and Sicily's history through the ages. I don't know if guides are available which would have been even better. You can see foundations of ancient buildings at the archaeological park. The nature and plants are...More

Thank PamelaRogers1313
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The site initially looks bleak with little to see, but you need to read the small signs to realise the importance, for example some 8C BC buildings are claimed, although no dating evidence is in the on-site museum, I am happy to take their word...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Looked an interesting visit initially but museum is only worthwhile part of site. The excavations are overgrown with weeds and need 're-excavating'. Couldn't fathom the site from the interpretation boards, some of which appeared to show a different perspective from the view. A very frustrating...More

Thank justonside
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The little museum is actually well-signposted with a good little display of artefacts from the excavations in Naxos. I was not interested in the beach (go to western Sicily, Egardi Islands for beaches) and this fulfilled the archaeologists within.

Thank Brendan R
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Fascinating site but needs to be brought to life somehow. Admission only eur4 so a good place to explore on a hot day at little cost. The museum has some wonderful artefacts. Probably 1 hour would suffice here.

1  Thank Bubblesdevere
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

These are the ruins of the ancient greek town of Naxos dating back to 734BC. The excavated ruins are extensive but largely bits of old walls and are spread out across a large and hot site. The museum has 2 buildings containing maritime items (mainly...More

Thank KayBristol
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

It's very important area, because it shows the original site of first Greek setlers who start colonising the Magna Graecia. However, the whole area doesn't bring that atmosphere which is quite a shame. It could be so much more, and it should be so much...More

Thank Aleksandar S
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a small museum that could be so much more. It relates the the initial settling of Sicily by the Greeks and I would imagine that it's a very important part of Italian and Sicilian history. Unfortunately, the museum and site do not reflect...More

1  Thank lynchcarmelb
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Not worth visiting. A pile of rubble on the ground. Museum probably the worst I have ever seen. Only cost 4 euros.... save your money

Thank Suzybe1
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