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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Palestrina

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An amazing find away from the tourist crowds of Rome

This museum is fascinating, filled with statues and artifacts from as far back as the 4th century... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Ceprano, Italy
Stepping into Roman's time

IF you love archeology and roman mosaics you cannot miss this fantastic italian museum. Among... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Montecarlo, Toscana, Italy
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Piazza della Cortina | Palazzo Barberini, 00036 Palestrina, Italy
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

This museum is fascinating, filled with statues and artifacts from as far back as the 4th century B.C. I've seen my share of ancient artifacts but found the collection here, and the history, to be particularly interesting. Everything in the museum comes from the surrounding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

IF you love archeology and roman mosaics you cannot miss this fantastic italian museum. Among hundreds of statue, funerary stones, jewerly found in roman's tumbs, there is the biggest mosaic of the roman time. You will need not less 2 hours to enjoy and discover...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Right up in the hills of Palestrina there is this palace of Colonna Barberini built at the site of an ancient temple. There are some ruins as well that formed the market place and forum just below the temple. Don't miss this after visiting the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Russell1979
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

After 30 years of living in Rome I went with a small group of 15 friends to visit this jewel of a museum in Palestrina. . I honestly believe that this is a must see for anyone coming to Rome for the antiquities and history....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This was my #1 most awe-inspiring experience in Rome....and it isn't even in Rome! The museum is world-class. Period. But don't just settle for the drive to the top, walk the grounds of the immense temple complex below to truly appreciate the artifacts within the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Important vestiges of the famous Roman temple. "Nile Mosaic" - the most beautiful Roman mosaic I've ever seen! Astounding views from the top.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Agree with other reviewer about driving up to the museum, Also agree worth it. Well presented, plenty of info in English. Fantastic mosaic of Nile valley

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It can be difficult to negotiate your way by car to the Archaelogical Museum on the top of the hill in Palestrina and, when you do, you may not find a car parking space. But it is worth the effort. While there are a handful...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Be prepared to climb! This museum, located inside the Palazzo Barberini, focuses on 2nd century CE Roman life. Built on top of a massive temple dedicated to the Goddess Fortuna, the museum is filled with artifacts of the period, including a fascinating map of the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Museum hosts unique pieces but, most important, it shows the fight for power against ancient Rome (before it get an Empire). The Museum is inside the Palazzo Barberini, that before is the Temple of Fortuna Primigenia (the Lucky of First Production) was built in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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21 April 2018|
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Response from mantolena | Property representative |
Buongiorno. C'è la possibilità di prendere il Bus CO.TRA.L con partenze da Roma, stazioni Anagnina e Ponte Mammolo. Oppure il Treno F.S. Roma Termini-Zagarolo. La stazione F.S. di Zagarolo è collegata a Palestrina dal... More
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8 January 2017|
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Response from Marco S | Reviewed this property |
ciao, mi dispiace ma non conosco gli orari. sono stato ai primi di settembre ed il battello mi è costato circa 2 euro a persona, eravamo in venti. comunque nei battelli stai attento perché se non patteggi prima il prezzo... More
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