National Archaeological Museum Priority Entrance with Audioguide
Explore Europe’s largest Archaeological Museum, the National Archaeological Museum of Naples with an audio guide. Avoid the waiting lines at the entrance of the attraction and dive into the historic collections housed within, including the world-famous Farnese Collection, while listening to insights and information with the help of your audioguide! Not only do you get direct access with these tickets, you also get complete flexibility with the tickets being valid for 200 days from the scheduled day of booking!
- Avoid the long queue lines and make your way into the attractions without wasting any time with your priority access tickets
- Formerly the Royal Bourbon Museum, explore a vast collection of artifacts dating back to the Greek, Roman and Renaissance periods
- Discover a large collection of Roman artifacts from the nearby sites of Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum as you stroll through Europe’s largest archaeological museum
- See the world-famous Farnese Collection, the riches collection of antiquities made during the Renaissance, founded upon gems collected by Cosimo de Medici and Lorenzo il Magnifico in the 15th century
- Explore the 5 different collections at the museum with an audio guide available in 5 different languages and learn more about the ancient relics you see before your very eyes.
- See stunning statues, age-old coins, intricate frescos, pre-Roman gold tablets and more as you explore the museum at your own pace
- Tickets valid for 200 days from the date of booking allowing you to change your scheduled date of visit in case of emergencies
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
The Real Museo Borbonico was established by King Charles VII to house the many antique treasures and remnants handed down to him. Over time, the collection only grew. From first-century artifacts to relics from the post-Renaissance era, the collection housed within the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN) spans an enormous 18 centuries. With plenty of famous pieces spread over the five-different collections - Marbles, Bronzes from the Villa of Papyri, Mosaics, Egyptian Collection and Secret Cabinet - there’s a lot for you to see and explore.
This ticket has two stand-out features which you absolutely cannot miss out on. First, it allows you to skip-the-ticket lines at the entrance allowing you to make the most of your time. Second, an audio guide is included which allows you to learn about the exhibits and know more fascinating details and starkling tales of the times gone by.
One of the most important museums in all of Italy, the National Archaeological Museum is a true testament to man’s journey through time. Featuring an extensive collection which spans nearly the entire duration of recorded history, this museum’s impressive artifacts will leave you speechless.
Central to this museum, is the Farnese Collection. The largest Renaissance collection housed under a single roof, the Farnese includes bronze and marble statues, paintings and important findings from Pompeii and Herculaneum. The second collection which piques massive interest is the Secret Room. With a massive mosaic depicting the battle between Alexander the Great and Darius III, you can also see an antique erotica collection of wall paintings from Pompeii. Stunning mosaics, bronzes and glassworks can be seen in leaps and bounds as you wander through the halls of this building erected in 1585. Head down towards the basement and discover the Borgia collection of Egyptian relics and epigraphs. You can also spot the iconic statue of Atlas in the first-floor library.
There’s relics to see everywhere and you’re definitely going to have a spectacular dive in history, especially since your audio guide will provide commentary on the exhibits and tell you the dramatic stories and facts behind the collections you witness. All in all, its a history fix unlike any other in Naples!
- Orphic Gold Tablets from Thurii
- Bronze Tablets from Heraclea
- Statue of Hercules
- Atlas and Globe
- Farnese Collection
- Farnese Cup
- Scroll from the Villa dei Papiri
- Skip the Line Tickets to National Archaeological Museum Naples
- Audio Guide
Know Before You Go
The museum is open from Monday to Sunday from 9 AM - 7: 30 PM with the last admission at 7 PM. If Tuesdays coincide with a public holiday, the museum will be open on that day and be closed on Wednesday instead.
The audio guide is available in the following languages: English, Italian, French, German and Spanish
Bags, Umbrellas and Strollers
Free checkroom service is available at the entrance of the museum. You will not be allowed to take strollers, bags, umbrellas, backpacks or any other large items inside the attraction
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
Your tickets can be canceled up to 6 hours in advance for a full refund.
How To Use Your Ticket
You will receive an email with your The National Archaeological Museum of Naples: Entrance + Audio Guide ticket voucher shortly. You don’t need to take a print of this. Just show the voucher on your mobile device along with a valid photo ID at the ticket redemption point.
Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket and an audio guide at the ticket office between 10:00 and 90 minutes before closing.
The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is well connected via the train systems of the city. On Line 1, take the train to the Museum Station
On Line 2, take the train to the Piazza Cavour Station
The museum is located 100 meters on foot from either station
Your tickets are valid for 200 days from your scheduled date of booking. This allows you to plan your visit later in case of any emergencies.
National Archaeological Museum, Piazza Museo, 19, Napoli, Napoli