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Museo Civico Archeologico Janora

Piazza San Francesco 8, 75022 Irsina, Italy
+39 0835 518330
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Really good local museum.

Nice, well presented museum. Gives a good picture of the area since, well let's just say a long... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
sorleygoldie
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Scotland
This little gem should be more widely known.

Situated in a converted convent, there is a small but superb display of ancient ceramics, all... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
David S
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Stowmarket, UK
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Il Museo Janora offre alcuni particolari servizi sia per le comitive che vengono a visitare il Museo sia per coloro che desiderano organizzare convegni e congressi. Situati all’interno del ex convento francescano (sede del museo), esistono degli spazi attrezzati : sala convegni, ristorante, vineria, aule formative e spazi all’aperto in cui è possibile usufruire di particolari servizi messi a disposizione dei visitatori. I servizi sono: servizio ristoro, vineria e aquisto di prodotti tipici locali, internet point, servizi multimediali, Book shop, spazi di attesa e di sosta, laboratori didattici. Servizio ristoro Il ristorante è elegante ed accogliente, è caratterizzato da due sale (una grande e una piccola), e da una vineria con una fornita cantina. La gradevolezza degli ambienti, il delizioso panorama che si scorge dalle finestre unitamente ad un’accoglienza che rimanda alla migliore tradizione monastica, ne fanno la location ideale per la vostra sosta di ristoro dopo la visita
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7 Apr 2017
“Really good local museum.”
17 May 2016
“This little gem should be more widely known.”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Piazza San Francesco 8, 75022 Irsina, Italy
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+39 0835 518330
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Nice, well presented museum. Gives a good picture of the area since, well let's just say a long time ago. Items well presented and explained by the curator. If lucky you can also see the cript in the next door cathedral. Friendly and informative.

Thank sorleygoldie
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Situated in a converted convent, there is a small but superb display of ancient ceramics, all discovered in the local area. Curator Tonino will also arrange a visit to the adjacent church's crypt, with stunning frescoes, and other things are on offer too, such as...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

This tiny museum is tucked away in a converted Franciscan Monestery in the tiny town of Irsina. Though only five rooms feature in the Museum it is extremely interesting and very impressively displayed. The exhibitions focus on local pottery finds in the area from the...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

I've heard lots about this museum so eventually went for a visit. Great guided tour; very interesting; much more than I thought; nicely laid out and full explanations given. Really very glad I made the trip and would encourage other visitors. Thanks.

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Reviewed 15 May 2015

We had a personal welcome and tour from founder antonio who has dedicated himself to re-discovering and sharing Irsina's rich history. He also took us to see some of the most amazing frescoes in a long-abandoned and now re-discovered chapel. The musem is in a...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

The museum is part of a cultural institution called Arenacea. The institution manages the cultural centre of Irsina. The Franciscan church next to it is worthwile visiting, especially the crypt with medieval fresco's. Their is a young and enthousiastic teacher in the Italian language. Painting...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2014

The museum contains artefacts discovered in tombs when the new section of Irsina was built. The collection goes back over 1500 years with many of the pieces being in excellent condition. The museum is located in a building that was once a monastery and is...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2014

A tiny museum whose artefacts are beautifully displayed in just a few rooms but it spans more than a thousand years of history - the history of this little hill-top town that has seen so many players in western civilisation come and go. From stone...More

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