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Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici

Piazza Olivella, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 611 6805
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Wonderful!

I've been waiting 7 years and 4 trips to Palermo to see this museum. So happy I was finally able to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Travellingpantaloni
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Excellent Archaeological Museum

This Museum is completely undersold, which I was grateful of as an alternative to the other tourist... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
phaseur
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Piazza Olivella, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been waiting 7 years and 4 trips to Palermo to see this museum. So happy I was finally able to see it. What's open now is actually a lot to take in, so many real objects from the temples at Tindari, Selinunte etc. if...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Museum is completely undersold, which I was grateful of as an alternative to the other tourist packed sites. Exhibits are well presented, informative and displayed in beautiful, spacious, air conditioned surroundings. Not sure why this Museum is free compared to other less worthy places...More

1  Thank phaseur
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I came here specifically to see the stone of Palermo- contains chronology of Egyptian kings and events during their reigns. I'm a Graham Hancock fan (author) so wanted to come see the stone for myself after reading how it contradicts modern Egyptology etc in regards...More

2  Thank Claireeebbb
Reviewed 24 July 2017

One of the best archeological museums we have been to. Significant collections displayed very well. A great place to visit prior to visiting Agrigento, Selinunte or Segesta. You will get so much more out of both. I love that they have a placard honoring Khaled...More

Thank DMB123100
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best ambients I've ever experienced in museums. After hot and crowded Palermo here you can find relaxation, fresh air and amazing artifacts. The exhibition is smartly organized, part of it is inside the building, part has entrance from the garden, so you...More

Thank Zuykovann
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Museum was hidden behind road construction, took a little looking, but it was worth it, especially with free admission. The building itself is gorgeous. Most of the artifacts are from Selinunte, an active dig site a little west of Agrigento. Interesting collection of stone...More

Thank ared505
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There wasn't very much of excitement to see. Most of the exhibits were bits of things, with several copies of statues.

Thank gilluk48
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I highly recommend visiting this museum if staying in Palermo. There was so much to see and I loved the temple friezes from Selinunte because you get see them up close. It's also a convenient place to visit if you're walking to Teatro Massimo.

Thank JPSWashington_DC
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It seems to have been closed for renovations for ages but is now open - well, the bottom floor at least! We came on a Sunday morning - NB it closes at 1.30 on a Sunday and had plenty to see with just the bottom...More

Thank Thelastdodo2
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Yes it was free but the upper levels were not open and a curator did not know when they would be. What we did see was very good but we were rather disappointed as we could not see the mosaics. According to the rough guide...More

Thank Mike345048
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Dr_Rebecca_P
14 August 2016|
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Response from MuseoSalinas | Property representative |
Dear Rebecc, our apologies for the delay in responding. We confirm that the Museum has reopened in July, and hope you will come back soon.
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CalgaryAlbertaKitty
3 June 2016|
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Response from MuseoSalinas | Property representative |
Dear visitor, our apologies for the delay in responding. The Museum has reopened in July, and we hope you will come back sonn.
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