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Regional Antonino Salinas Archaeological Museum Tickets

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Explore the oldest public museum on the island of Sicily, and discover the many archaeological wonders that it houses!


  • Visit one of the oldest public museums in Italy to see art from ancient Greece to the late 20th century.

  • Admire the metopes of the Temples of Selinunte, one of the most famous Ancient Greece sculptures.

  • Get a glimpse of The Palermo Stone, with its numerous intricate hieroglyphics.

  • Learn about the history of the museum, and its evolution over the centuries.


  • Entry to the Regional Antonino Salinas Archaeological Museum

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3 reviews
Fabrizio Malato



Jan, 2024

Great value to get the most out if Palermo less know attractions
Chris Brown



Oct, 2023

Philippe CHAFAI



Aug, 2022

I thought I would benefit from a visit with an audio guide

The Archaeological Museum was originally known as the National Museum and is one of the most important public museum institutions in all of Italy. Originally founded as a university museum, it went on to take the status of National Museum in 1860. The original complex of the museum was built in the late 16th century. Following the Allied Invasion of Sicily in the mid 20th century, the museum was redeveloped and was renovated by William De Angelis D’Ossat, a well-known architect.

The highlight of the museum is the metopes of the Temples of Selinunte, which is often considered to be one of the most important sculptures of ancient Greece. A majority of the uncovered archaeological wonders continue to be preserved in their original polychromy. Unique items donated by the Bourbon Kings from Torre del Greco and Pompeii can also be found at the museum. Perhaps the best known of these acquisitions is the Palermo Stone, with intricate hieroglyphic inscriptions from the 5 dynasties of Egypt. Numerous items from the excavations around Sicily have found a home at this museum, and it went on to play a central role under Antonio Salinas’ management.

Operating Hours

The Regional Antonino Salinas Archaeological Museum

  • Tue to Sat - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (last admission at 5:30 PM)

  • Sun and holidays - 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (last admission at 1:00 PM)

  • Closed on Monday

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  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID at either attraction.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs.

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  • Redeem your ticket at The Regional Antonino Salinas Archaeological Museum.

  • Address: Piazza Olivella, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy

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