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Museo Archaelogico Nazionale di Napoli

Visit Naples National Archaeological Museum. Explore Greco-Roman antiquities from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Enhance your visit with guided tours.

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Museo Archaelogico Nazionale di Napoli

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Skip the line entry to National Archaeological Museum of Naples

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Free entry to the first 3 sites

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3 days of unlimited public transport use

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You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Jose Clovis Alves

Jose

4/5
A beautiful museum with pieces of great archaeological value. Very clean, kind staff. It would be better if it had parking.
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Alexander R Lowe
US

Alexander

4/5
United States
Museum is amazing! We were there at end of October with no air conditioning and there were windows open. It was very warm and humid. So much so we left early unfortunately.
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BORIS GAUKHMAN
IL

Boris

4/5
Israel
Evereng was fine but when I wanted to reschedule my visit to other hour it was impossible. As a result I bought another 2 tickets the same day but differnt time. So, I paid twice without possibility to get refund.
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Kristine Christensen
DK

Kristine

4/5
Denmark
Nice building. Professional museum. As expected. But it was also just a nice museum. Not much interactive for teenagers to stay interested.
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Stephanie Walsh
IE

Stephanie

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Ireland
Buying tickets was very easy and saved us from queing on arrival. We hired a guide and found that it made the whole experience come to life and we got far more understanding of what we were looking at. The only disappointment was that the mosaice were closed.
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Helena Bobbi
AU

Helena

5/5
Australia
Ticketing process was easy and fast. Museum is so well laid out. Would benefit from more English interpretive signage.
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Marinus van Engelshoven

Marinus

4/5
I liked the simpel way to place the order. What I didn't like was that you, whithout my permission, 6 euro on advance booked extra, for a next ticket...
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Samokhvalova, Ekaterina

Samokhvalova,

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The guided tour of ITGuides in the Archological Museum con Naples is great: detailed, slow spoken, pleasant voice. Not too short not too long per post!
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Museo Archaelogico Nazionale di Napoli Guide

In terms of historical significance, collection of ancient artifacts, and contribution to the European cultural survey, the National Archaeological Museum Naples is one of Italy's most significant and extensive museums. Originally constructed as cavalry barracks prior to becoming a museum, this structure also served as the University of Naples' main campus.  Read on to learn more about the museum's hours, ticket prices, and other information.
Headout offers standard entry tickets as well as guided tours. A standard entry ticket will grant you admission to the Museum and all its wonders whereas a guided tour will give you the opportunity to learn about the exhibits in greater detail through an expert guide. You can choose the ticket that best meets your needs from the available options. 
Gain entry to the museum and discover ancient exhibits of Renaissance, Roman, & Greek artifacts with the standard entry ticket option. Perfect for budget travelers, this ticket will grant you access inside the museum where you can also explore one of the best collections of Graeco-Roman and classical art in the entire globe.

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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli - Entrance Ticket
View Roman treasures from the Pompeii site in the museum's Secret Cabinet, where you'll also find mosaics, wall paintings, frescoes, antiques, and more.
Through a guided tour you will learn about Roman and Greek art and culture as your tour guide leads you through the many museum displays. A treat for history and art buffs, view from the experienced and learned eye of the guide, the magnificent Farnese collection, the Hercules sculpture, and the treasured mosaic of Alexander the Great. 

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Archaeological Museum of Naples Small Group tour with an archaeologist
Discover the world's best archaeological museum with the help of your Italian guide, and be amazed by the rich history of the exquisite sculptures and artifacts on display.

If you are on a budget

you can opt for the standard entry tickets for the museum, which is home to one of the best collections of ancient art and Graeco-Roman antiquities in the whole world. The entrance tickets are available there for as little as €18.

If you are looking for an in-depth tour

The guided tour tickets provide you access to the Roman and Greek arts exhibits as your guide leads you through the many museum displays. 

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Free Entry

Children under 18 can enter for free while EU citizens between 18 and 25 years of age get discounted tickets. 
What are Naples National Archaeological Museum hours/opening hours/timings?
The museum opens from 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM, every day except on Tuesdays.
When is Naples National Archaeological Museum closed? 
The Museum is closed every Tuesday. The museum also remains closed on the 25th of  December as well as the 1st of January. 
What is the best time to visit Naples National Archaeological Museum?
The best time to visit Naples National Archaeological Museum is after 4:00 PM or early morning.
How long is a Naples National Archaeological Museum tour?
The guided tour takes between 2 to 3 hours in the Naples National Archaeological Museum
Where is Naples National Archaeological Museum located?
The  Naples National Archaeological Museum is located at Piazza Museo, 19 - Naples, Italy.
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How do I get to Naples National Archaeological Museum?
You can get to this renowned museum conveniently using the public transportation system of Naples consisting of the metro rail network and buses.
Can I take the metro/train to Naples National Archaeological Museum?
Yes, you can. Piazza Cavour Station is accessible via Line 2. It’s a 10 minutes walk from there. You may also take Line 1 to Museum Station. It takes around 5 minutes to walk to the museum from this location.
Can I take the bus to Naples National Archaeological Museum?
Yes, you can choose the following buses to get to the museum: 147, 168, 460A, 604, C63 or N8.
Is Naples National Archaeological Museum wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the Naples National Archaeological Museum is wheelchair accessible.
Is storage facility available at Naples National Archaeological Museum?
There are several storage facilities available near the museum and only light luggage is allowed inside the museum. 
Is photography permitted at Naples National Archaeological Museum?
Yes, the museum permits flash-free photography.
Are outside food and drinks permitted inside Naples National Archaeological Museum?
Only light snacks are permitted inside the premises.
What are my dining options at Naples National Archaeological Museum?
There are many restaurants near the Naples National Archaeological Museum such as  Re Lazzarone, Vitto Pitagorico, and Manncaffee. 
Are return transfers included in my Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets?
No, return transfers are not included in your tickets. 
Is there a dress code to visit Naples National Archaeological Museum?
It is advised to wear casual or semi-formal attire while visiting the museum. 
The Naples National Archaeological Museum showcases a variety of highlights such as the Pompeii Collection, Egyptian Collection, The  Secret Room, and much more!

The Secret Room

The Secret Room, a one-of-a-kind collection, has 250 sexually themed objects discovered during the excavations at Pompeii and Herculaneum. Earlier, some of the displays and artifacts were considered "obscene" and "pornographic", and consequently banned and isolated from the other collections. In 2000, it was eventually reopened to the public.

Egyptian Collection 

With more than 2,500 objects on exhibit, the Museum has one of the biggest collections of ancient Egyptian artefacts outside of Egypt. The Charta Borgiana, a prehistoric papyrus, and The Lady of Naples,  which also happens to be the oldest objects in the collection, are some of the most well-known items. The Naoforo Farnese, a basalt sculpture that shows a man kneeling on a base with bent arms, is another.

Mosaics 

This museum features a beautiful collection of mosaics, the majority of which were found in Pompeii and other Vesuvian cities. The Alexander Mosaic, which depicts the illustrious Alexander the Great against Darius III of Persia in 100 BC, and another work of art depicting a gladiator battle are among the most well-known pieces of artwork.

Marble Sculptures 

The Farnese Collection is among this museum's most well-known holdings. The collection's objects were bought by Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, who later rose to the position of Pope Paul III. The Toro Farnese, a beautiful sculpture cut from a single block of marble, showing the demise of Dirce, Queen of Thebes, and Ercole Farnese, a commanding marble statue of Hercules reclining over his weapon, are two outstanding items from this group.

Pompeii Collection

Numerous artifacts and relics from the historic city of Pompeii are on display in the museum. The variety of historical epigraphs, sensual artwork, and stunning frescoes are some of the most notable items. In addition, there is a scale model of the city and area where the Temple of Isis is located. By exploring this museum and perusing its extensive collections, one may learn a lot about the city of Pompeii.
While in Naples, you can also visit the city's well-known attractions such as the Royal Palace of Naples, Herculaneum Ruins, Pompeii, and more!

Royal Palace of Caserta

The Reggia di Caserta, also known as the Royal Palace of Caserta, was designed by renowned architect Luigi Vanvitelli to compete with the Royal Palaces in Madrid and Versailles. The Royal Palace of Caserta is one of the biggest palaces in the world and is worth a look because of its expansive courtyards, ponds, a hunting lodge, undeveloped woods, as well as a silk factory. Vist this palace with Royal Palace of Caserta tickets

Royal Palace of Naples 

Piazza Plebiscito, is home to the old Royal Palace of Naples. It is one of Naples' most significant museums, housing notable works by historical painters as well as furnishings, tapestries, paintings, and murals from the Spanish and Bourbon eras.
Each year, millions of visitors go to this spectacular complex, which chronicles the story of the dynasties that ruled over this city. Get Royal Palace of Naples tickets to experience it yourself. 

Herculaneum Ruins 

The historic town of Herculaneum, Pompeii's frequently overshadowed neighbour, also perished in the terrible Mount Vesuvius explosion of 79 AD. Herculaneum was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site because few places in the world are thought to be as well conserved as it is. Learn about these ruins with Herculaneum Ruins tickets.

Museo Di Capodimonte

The Museo di Capodimonte, southern Italy's biggest and most successful art gallery, is housed in the massive Palazzo di Capodimonte. Its extensive collection was transferred here in 1759 and consists of spectacular altarpieces from the 12th century as well as works by Caravaggio, Botticelli, and Warhol. Check out these works of art with Museo Di Capodimonte tickets

Pompeii 

The ruins of Pompeii date back two millennia and provide a glimpse into the city's once-vibrant civilization. You may explore the well-preserved remains of what's left of the city when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD by travelling to the Bay of Naples. The ruins contains frescos, sculptures, commonplace items and even preserved corpses! Visit these ruins with Pompeii tickets and tours.

Are Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets available online now?

Yes, the Headout website allows for direct ticket purchases. Make sure you reserve them ahead of time to get your preferred dates.

What are the different types of Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets and tours?

The different types of tickets include standard entry and guided tours of the museum.

Are discounts available on Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets?

Yes, Headout offers discounts on tickets for the museum.

Is a skip-the-line entry included in my Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets?

Skip-the-line access is available for The National Archaeological Museum of Naples through guided tours.

Are guided Naples National Archaeological Museum tours available?

Headout offers guided tours for Naples National Archaeological Museum starting from €49.

How do I get to Naples National Archaeological Museum?

You can reach the museum by Metro, Bus, and even Subway.
Metro: Use Line 2 of the metro to get to Piazza Cavour Station. It is around a 10-minute walk from there. Alternatively, you could travel to Museum Station on Line 1 from where it’s the Museum is within walking distance.
Bus: Use bus numbers 147, 168, 460A, 604, C63 or N8 to reach the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

What is the best time to visit Naples National Archaeological Museum?

The Naples National Archaeological Museum is best visited after 4 o'clock or in the morning.

Is Naples National Archaeological Museum wheelchair accessible?

Yes, wheelchair facilities are accessible at the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

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