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Tickets for MAV - Virtual Archaeological Museum of Herculaneum

Travel back to ancient Pompeii with this interactive historical experience

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
10:00 - 18:30
Tomorrow
10:00 - 18:30
Sunday
10:00 - 18:30
Monday
10:00 - 18:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:30
Thursday
10:00 - 18:30
Highlights
  • Travel back in time and explore ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum, just before they were obliterated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD
  • See history come to life, as archaeological findings are enhanced with holograms, digital reconstructions, and virtual reality technology
  • Learn all about the most catastrophic volcanic eruption of all time
Description

The MAV (Museo Archeologico Virtuale) blends cutting-edge virtual reality technology with hands-on exhibitions to transport you back in time to 79 AD – just before the fateful eruption that destroyed Pompei and Herculaneum. History has never been so futuristic!

Just next to the real excavation sites of Herculaneum, the MAV combines ancient history with futuristic technology to bring the world of the Ancient Romans to vivid life. Over 70 multimedia installations take you on an interactive tour of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Baia, Stabiae and Capri.

With holograms and computer reconstructions you can journey through the Bourbon tunnels, marvel at the Villa of the Papyri, study Vesuvian frescoes, jostle through the Pompeii forum, and more.

It's so immersive, you won't notice how much you're learning!

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What's included
  • Entrance to the museum
  • Audio guide (available at the museum for €3 for adults, €2 for children)
Instructions

Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the ticket desk and enjoy your visit!

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
MAV - Virtual Archaeological Museum of Herculaneum
Via IV Novembre 44,, 80056, Naples
Key info
Audio guide
Available on-site for a small extra fee
Additional info

Getting There

  • Train (Circumvesuviana) from Naples Central Station / Garibaldi Square: Train headed to Sorrento, get off at Ercolano-Scavi
  • Bus: Line 157 from Naples - Parcheggio Brin, Line 255 from Naples - Carlo III Square
Reviews
Sep 13, 2018
The experience has been very very interesting, informative and pleasant. I strongly suggest to do it before visiting the actual ruins to understand and recognize the various interesting places you will see in reality. The 3D movie was not as valuable as I thought.... but the "walk through" experience was really good.
Jun 19, 2018
Sarebbe opportuno fornire migliori indicazioni sull'area parcheggi.Esempio: raggiungere il Mav e poi proseguire per il parcheggio degli scavi.
Dec 30, 2017
Molto bello per i bambini

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