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Museo Archeologico Baglio Anselmi

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Address: Lungomare Boeo 30, 91025, Marsala, Sicily, Italy
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Huge site with much yet to uncover

This is a huge archeological site with museum and Roman mosaics. Part of the museum was closed when we visited and so entrance was free. However, we did get to see the remains... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Michael D
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Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sicily is an island so full of ancient historical gems that anyone with the slightest interest in ancient civilisations simply must go there. You will find it difficult; you will be irritated by the neglect and unhelpfulness and the lack of documentation. But still go an do go here. This is the remains of a massive ancient city. It has... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

this is a lovely museum/archeologico site at the foot of marsala. don't worry about crowds - we were the only two people there! but, that said, it was a very nice experience - and all for E4.00

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Thank Bob C
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Worst spent 4 e per each In sicily. Awful exhibition, park grown with grass, everything looks like stuff forgot this park and museum. Information desks with no information. Totally useless museum!!!

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Thank Dovilė I
Uppsala, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We walked all thorough the city in beaming hot sunshine reaching the museum and the notice of it being closed. The notice referred us to a place that wasn't searchable on Google Maps and when we finally found the place (Lillibeo) all there was to see a was a hole in the ground, no information in English and no shade... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Everything of note is closed off to visitors, including the Punic ship. Marsala sounded better in the guide book than in real life, so the drive down followed by the museum were a real disappointment

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Hook, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

The site is large but virtually empty. There is a partly exposed roadway, the remants of the floor of a baths and a museum. Almost all the information boards are blank and the museum has hardly any explanation in English. Not worth 4 euros!

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Thank David S
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

The famous punic ship is closed due to a reconstruction. Except a few mosaics, vases and statutes there is nothing more to see. Everything is only in italian, no english information about exhibits.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a huge archeological site with museum and Roman mosaics. Part of the museum was closed when we visited and so entrance was free. However, we did get to see the remains of Greek and Roman ships and were escorted around some of the main exhibits by some students who were practicing their Language skills by explaining the sights... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Biggest disappointment in Marsala - the famous reconstruction of the punic ship consists of few pieces of wood and some drawings, descriptions etc. Not even a model of a ship... If you want to actually see the ship, fotget it - you will regret the expendicure of few euros. Other exhibits are mainly pots, vases, stone parts of the buildings... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Like other visitors we would agree that this museum is good in parts, with the Punic ship being the best draw. The outside Roman and Punic ruins are poorly presented with minimal signage, often damaged. As often is the case in Sicily this museum provides no guidebooks or mementos to buy. Having said that the galley is very impressive and... More 

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