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Museo Archeologico Virtuale (MAV)

Via IV Novembre, 44, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
+39 081 777 6843
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A dip into the past through a multisensory experience, to learn and discover in detail, a dive into the past through a multisensory experience, to learn and discover in detail the historical realities of Herculaneum and Pompeii before the eruption of the Vesuvius 79 AD. This is the mission of the MAV structure that was created in the heart of Herculaneum and provides new ways of using cultural. The visitor will be transported in a virtual context faithfully reconstructed by the use of modern technologies. The journey begins after passing a sort of ancestral door dematerialized bodies in streams and connective intelligence leading to the discovery of names and faces of the ancient Herculaneum, with which it is aware of the history of the community and their way living.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via IV Novembre, 44, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
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+39 081 777 6843
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"pompeii and herculaneum"
in 12 reviews
"small museum"
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"short film"
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"showing how"
in 3 reviews
"kids will love"
in 2 reviews
"d movie"
in 2 reviews
"interesting displays"
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"virtual reality"
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"train station"
in 9 reviews
"understand how"
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"everyday life"
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"the main street"
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"entrance fee"
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"technology"
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"eruption"
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"vr"
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"subtitles"
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Reviewed yesterday

The experience is good, but it could have been much better given a bit more thought, especially the film show with effects.

Thank T3482013
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Educational and interactive museum that is well worth visiting before the ruins - highly recommended!

Thank Jonaldo777
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This is just a short walk from the ruins and I would strongly recommend to visit MAV first, especially with young kids, as that helps understanding the ruins. I have some notes on my visit to MAV and ruins with an 8 year old child,...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We visited this museum following a visit to the archaeology site. The "virtual" museum is poorly done with technology from 20 years ago - even the simplest of mobile phones offer you a better experience. The introductory 3D movie was boring and old-school - showing...More

Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Dropped in here after Ercolano visit and prior to Villa Poppea (Oplontis). Entrance is about 11 euros including the 3D film but with the Artecard 'Tutti la regione' it was only 5 euros. Really impressive. Your VR watch activates as you pass through the individual...More

Thank vessi80
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

It is virtual exhibition with many projections about ancient Ercolano. Small children may could disturbed by the low-lights and few visual effects and even is a scholar/educational place I found few effects too dramatically.

Thank ifm05
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This place gives additional value to the visit with its virtual visit and additional explanation of the origins of the vulcanic phenomenon.

Thank Emi1971
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A decidedly strange experience, but well worth €8! Nothing but projections, literally virtual museum, but it works! Informative etc, quite illuminating in many aspects but..... the 3d film of Vesuvius and Herculaneum is the crowning glory. d DO IT !!

Thank PARIS522
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Tries to be hip and modern but does not really seem to manage it , a bit more thought and this might be really good . As it stands now its a bit average . Folks here need the jobs its a poor area ,...More

Thank Peter e
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I haven’t laughed so much for ages! After visiting Herculaneum we popped in on the way to the train station. Staff were truly appalling, and we had to cough several times to get them to look up from their iPhones. The cheesy Alan Partridge style...More

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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a reception. I'm sure that they will be happy to store your luggage
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