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Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Quirky but it wont disappoint

An odd assortment of all kinds of things that help you understand a bit about Sicilian people and... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
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Very authentic snapshot of Sicily’s rich history

We stopped by here on a whim and were so pleasantly surprised. We were personally guided through... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
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a fantastic museum dedicated to the lovers of traditions and ancient crafts of Sicily. In the heart of the historical center of Modica.
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
+39 366 102 3458
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

An odd assortment of all kinds of things that help you understand a bit about Sicilian people and life in Sicily over the ages. The guide is great and very entertaining. Great for people who enjoy trivia. Go, its worth it...you’ll see some clever inventions,...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here on a whim and were so pleasantly surprised. We were personally guided through the museum by a lovely gentleman named Diego. The tour was extremely informative, even for the Sicilian in our group. It gave an insight into the real Sicilian...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a VERY short foray into the old world of medicines and daily life of ancient folk from Modica's past. The guy running the place was very kind and for only 2.50 it's worth donating to the cause.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

we stopped here on a lazy morning stroll through Modica and we are so glad we did. we were given a personal tour of the museum by a wonderful gentleman who took the time to show and explain to us everything in the museum. It...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Don't miss this tiny museum in Modica if you are interested in how people lived and worked many years ago..... If you are lucky, you will get Diego as your tour guide.... a very nice and enthusiastic man, who will take tell you, in great...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very visitor friendly museum, with a charming guide, and we very much enjoyed our half-hour guided tour. The collection gave us an insight into the enterprise and ingenuity of our Sicilian hosts.

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

We spent a lovely 45 minutes at this museum - the young man was very welcoming and his English was excellent - he gave us a personal tour of the rooms which displayed many old artefacts of days gone by. Well worth a visit and...More

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Museo A, Direttore generale at Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you so much.

Reviewed 12 June 2016

I have been there a month ago. It was an awesome museum. Museum Staff was very helpfull and has lots of knowladge. Thanks for your good service. I recommend to everybody about visiting there

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