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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria

Via Giuseppe de Nava 26, 89123, Reggio Calabria, Italy
+39 0965 898272
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Amazing museum

You cannot miss this museum, just for the Greek Riace Bronzes, but not only! There are a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reggio Calabria, Italy
Must see

We came to Reggio Calabria specifically to see the Riace Bronzes and they didn't disappoint us. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Via Giuseppe de Nava 26, 89123, Reggio Calabria, Italy
+39 0965 898272
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot miss this museum, just for the Greek Riace Bronzes, but not only! There are a lot of historical items, the museum has been renewed recently and now appears really impressive.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Reggio Calabria specifically to see the Riace Bronzes and they didn't disappoint us. The museum is excellent and you are able to get very close to the Bronzes, it's definitely worth a visit

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You do not need to know anything about Greek sculpture to be impressed by the Riace bronzes. "Wow!" is the immediate effect they have. Do not mss the introductory film, however, if you can. The bookshop has a short, very informative booklet on just the...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is with great pleasure that I can finally say that my hometown has a Museum worthy of its exhibits! The 'new' Museum has been a long time in the making, but it is now as it should be. Visitors should take care to view...More

Thank clara b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the Riace bronzes are the top draw, the rest of the museum deserves several hours, too. It has an excellent collection well displayed. There are also loads of informative signs in both Italian and English detailing archeological and historical information.

1  Thank GaryBrazel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Riace bronzes, two ancient sculptures found deep in the sea by fishermen, have been renovated and are exhibited in a climate controlled room. There's a bit of a ceremony about entering--you have to stand in an enclosed space to be sanitized before you're allowed...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Finally got to see these amazing bronzes. Reggio is where you have to go to see these, but it was an opportunity to see part of italy that is certainly off the beaten track, and increibly beautiful. The history of these ancient bronzes is well...More

2  Thank TBAA2016
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beautiful Museum in the centre of Reggio di Calabria.The creek warriors are 2700 years old and were find in the tyrrenian sea in 1970 and are very well preserved.People from all over the world come to see these warriors. Free entrance.

Thank Josee50
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The layout and explanations associated with the many interesting local archeological items are first rate. So well done that the several parties of school children who were there for hours were neither too noisy or nor bored. The world class highlight are its famous two...More

1  Thank DavidPJ1
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Riace Bronzes are the Mona Lisas or Davids of ancient Greek art. Every first class museum in the world would be very proud of holding them but here in Reggio they alone put the city on the tourist map. The museum itself was recently...More

1  Thank zello1980
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Is there Parking near Museo Nazionale della magna grecia?
26 August 2015|
Response from fvm74 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are many parking in the area near museum.
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Is there a place to check luggage, either at the museum or at the Lido station?
20 June 2015|
Response from Paolo S | Reviewed this property |
not at the moment. I think that you can leave your luggage at the museum but only for the visit.
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