About Naples National Archaeological Museum Tickets

Avail the exclusive Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets, and enjoy discovering some of the most significant collections of ancient Greek and Roman artefacts at this museum. Explore one of the most significant archaeological museums around the globe with these Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets, and enjoy a skip-the-line access directly into the galleries of the museum. Spend some time admiring the age-old treasures from Pompeii and Herculaneum here, including many beautiful frescoes, ornaments as well as sculptures.

You can also get a chance to see several iconic exhibits here, including the Farnese Bull and Atlas, among other things. Use your tickets to learn about the different Naples National Archaeological Museum collections, which are said to be the very foundation of the rich Italian culture and history. Don’t forget to enjoy marveling at the stunning mosaics from the Casa del Fauno in Pompeii, or explore the Secret Room here, during your visit to the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

Why Visit Naples National Archaeological Museum?

Why Visit Naples National Archaeological Museum?

The Naples National Archaeological Museum is said to be one of the richest museums in the whole world, and is home to a huge and spectacular collection of exhibits and artefacts which belong right from the ancient Roman eras to the modern age. It is said to be the abode of some of the most significant collections of Roman and Greek sculptures as well, in addition to numerous representative artworks of Southern Italy. Some of these works, such as statues, paintings as well as forbidden images, date back to more than 1000 years in time, and offer visitors a glimpse into the Neapolitan civilisation. You can also see the horse head by Raphael in this museum.

The Naples National Archaeological Museum collections also include a wide array of artefacts that were excavated in Pompeii, Herculaneum as well as several other archaeological sites near Mt. Vesuvius. The museum is also worth a visit since it has sculptures from the Temple of Isis, and is the place where you can see papyrus rolls from Villa dei Papiri. The museum is also home to the second largest collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in all of Italy, which definitely makes it a great place to visit.

Explore the Naples National Archaeological Museum Collections

The Temple of Isis
The Temple of Isis

The rooms of the Temple of Isis are one of the best attractions that you can enjoy seeing with your Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets. These rooms contain exhibits and other items that originally belong to, and also depict what this ancient monument would have been like when it was discovered in 1764. Located in room 79, you can find a modern reconstructed model, as well as drawings and etchings of this structure.

The Magna Grecia
The Magna Grecia

When visiting the museum, one of the most popular collections that you must see is that of the Magna Grecia, which boasts of artefacts of various origins throughout different eras in history, from the end of the 7th century, all the way to the mid-18th century. You can also find many archaeological items that were discovered in the sites of Southern Italy in the Magna Grecia collection.

Daily Life Objects From the Vesuvian Area
Daily Life Objects From the Vesuvian Area

The Daily Life Objects from the Vesuvian Area are some of the best Naples National Archaeological Museum collections. These objects belong to Pompeii and Herculaneum, when they were discovered in the 18th century, and offer a glimpse into the daily life of people of the ancient Roman civilisation. Some of these daily life objects include cookware, pottery, furniture and other things.

Model of Pompeii
Model of Pompeii

The model of Pompeii was inaugurated in the year 1879, and is a great display for people to understand the design of this ancient city. Offering a miniature view of the city, this model also displays several attractions of Pompeii, from the Temples of Paestum and the Temple of Isis, to the theatre of Herculaneum as well as other vesuvian monuments, like the Villa di Diomede.

Egyptian Collection
Egyptian Collection

With the Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets, you can get a chance to see one of the largest collections of ancient Egyptian artefacts in the world. Some of the highlights of the Egyptian collection of the museum include the Nao Toro Farnese, the Charta Borgiana (ancient papyrus) as well as the Gray diorite statue of The Lady of Naples.

Epigraphic Collection
Epigraphic Collection

The Epigraphic Collection of the National Archaeological Museum of Naples was formed during the 18th century, and consists of numerous artefacts and exhibits from the antiquarian market. A lot of the items in this collection date all the way from the 6th century BC to the 2nd century AD, and offer visitors a glimpse into the languages spoken in central and southern Italy.

Campania in the Roman Age
Campania in the Roman Age

Located on the ground floor, the collection of Campania in the Roman Age is amongst the most popular Naples National Archaeological Museum collections. There are almost 200 objects in this collection, in addition to some old decorative elements from the early imperial eras that have been reproduced here. Some of the highlights of this collection are sculptures from the amphitheatre of ancient Capua, wall frescoes from the basilica in Herculaneum, as well as the famous bronze quadriga from Herculaneum.

Farnese Collection
Farnese Collection

The Farnese Collection is one of the most famous collections in the museum, dating back to the Renaissance era. It includes an extensive collection of artefacts which were acquired by a wealthy Roman family through purchases, market deals, as well as excavations. The collection was first started by Alexander Farnese, who went on to become Pope Paul III in 1534.

Farnese Gems
Farnese Gems

The Farnese Gems and gemstones collections are also some of the highlights of your Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets. These collections have gemstones that belong to the private assortment of Venetian Pope Paolo II Barbo and Lorenzo de Medici, and date back to the 15th century.

Secret Room
Secret Room

The Secret Room is one of the most unique collections in the museum, which consists of 250 sexually themed artefacts that were excavated in Pompeii and Herculaneum. The collection remained hidden and censored from the other collections in the museum, owing to the pornographic objects in it, and was opened to the public in 2000.

Mosaics
Mosaics

The Mosaics collection is another one of the top Naples National Archaeological Museum collections, which consists of mosaics that were primarily discovered during the excavations in Pompeii and other Vesuvian cities. Some of the most famous items here include the Alexander Mosaic and a piece that depicts a fight between gladiators.

Numismatic Collection
Numismatic Collection

You can also marvel at a Numismatic Collection in the museum, where you can see the first coins to be ever minted in Magna Grecia, or the coins that were issued in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, among others. The collection here spans across many centuries and were acquired as parts of private collections like Farnese, Santangelo and Borgia. A lot of the coins here were also excavated in the Vesuvian area and other places in Southern Italy.

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Address: Piazza Museo, 19, 80135 Napoli NA, Italy

Timings: The Naples National Archaeological Museum remains open between 09:00 a.m. to 07:30 p.m. from Wednesdays to Mondays, and remains closed on Tuesdays.

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