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Museo Ignazio Cerio

Piazzetta Ignazio Cerio 5, 80073 Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 6681
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Good way to learn more about Capri

This is a small museum but the exhibits aren't typical and includes the flora and fauna in Capri... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
leok647
Interesting

Only normal place I found in Capri, ineresting artifacts, useful info from staff only Euro 2.50 to... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
John G
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The Museum Ignazio Cerio owes its origins to the untiring efforts of Doctor Ignazio Cerio, an Island physician, who constituted it as a family museum towards the middle of the XIX century, but was formally established as a public museum in 1949. The museum consists in 4 rooms: the geology and palaeontology room, the prehistoric and protohistoric room, the zoology and botany room and the archaeology room with over 20.000 naturalistic and archaeological finds which were gathered by Ignazio Cerio on Capri.
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Piazzetta Ignazio Cerio 5, 80073 Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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+39 081 837 6681
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is a small museum but the exhibits aren't typical and includes the flora and fauna in Capri. I found it interesting but you would be done in 10 minutes and that has some stretch already

Thank leok647
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Only normal place I found in Capri, ineresting artifacts, useful info from staff only Euro 2.50 to get in and it was empty. I guess those who go to Capri are only interested in Shopping or standing in lines..

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This small museum is located right off the main Piazza in Capri. Take the short steps up toward the church and it is the first entrance to the right. Admission was only €2.5. We were the only ones there even though there were hundreds of...More

Thank Preston281
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Housed in a private Palazzo on the Piazzetta of Capri, across from the San Stefano church, is a museum of over 24,000 items collected on the island by the Cerio family, and other donations, including roman, egyptian, etruscan, and prehistoric artefacts. It takes less than...More

Thank EcoCapri
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Just off the Piazzetta it is a great refuge from the hustle and bustle around that area. The exhibits would do a National Geographic scholar proud. The natural history and geology of the Island is what it is all about . Not for the casual...More

1  Thank Konsoomer
Reviewed 29 November 2013

I'm sure that this is a fascinating if old-style natural history museum but for a linguistically impaired person such as myself, I didn't get as much out if it as a local would. Still I was perfectly happy to pay the modest entry fee to...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 24 September 2012

There's a fabulous view of the piazzetta from the upper-storey windows, but it's quite a climb up steep stairs to get there. Otherwise, the museum covers most of the areas you would expect, but is dominated by geology and natural history - what Cerio himself...More

Thank ELear
Reviewed 15 April 2012

The musuem was fascinating with the geological, historical and biological exhibits. Most of the exhibit descriptions are in Italian, although you are given a leaflet in English when you pay your entrance fee.

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