Visit the Naples National Archeological Museum with your day admission ticket and marvel at one of the world’s finest collections of Greco-Roman artifacts. Charles III of Spain founded the museum in the mid-18th century. The building housing the museum at that time had been erected as a cavalry barracks and at one point was the seat of the University of Naples (1616 to 1777). The museum hosts extensive collections of Greek and Roman antiquities. The core of the collection comes from the Farnese Collection and includes engraved gems and the Farnese Marbles. See the museum’s best-known collections as well as new displays such as the history of coins and the celebrated Secret Cabinet, the repository of obscene artifacts illustrating the erotic side of life for the ancient Romans.
Piazza Museo 19, Naplesopen in google maps ->
• From July, 18 to September, 8, the following rooms are open until 2:00 PM: Mosaics, Secret Rooms, and Magna Graecia • Exchange your smartphone voucher at the National Archaeological Museum ticket office for an official entrance ticket and audio guide • Audio guides are available in English, Italian, French, Spanish and German • You will need to pass a security check before entering • Please bring a valid ID if you have selected the reduced-price ticket • On the first Sunday of each month, admission to the museum is free
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