Tickets for The National Archaeological Museum of Naples: Entrance + Audio Guide

See amazing treasures from Herculaneum and Pompeii in this huge collection

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Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 19:30
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 19:30
Saturday:  09:00 - 19:30
Sunday:  09:00 - 19:30
Monday:  09:00 - 19:30
Tuesday:  Closed
Wednesday:  09:00 - 19:30
  • Explore a late 18th-century museum in an old cavalry barracks
  • See amazing Greco-Roman artefacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Check out the Toro Farnese (Farnese Bull) sculpture, and the stunning mosaics from Pompeii's Casa del Fauno

Witness treasure from Herculaneum and Pompeii in one of the world's most amazing collections of ancient exhibits. See mosaics from Pompeii's Casa del Fauno, the famed Toro Farnese (Farnese Bull) sculpture and more!

Step into this old cavalry barracks and former university for an insight into Naples' past and mind-blowing Greco-Roman artefacts.

The Naples' National Archaeological Museum was established in the late 18th century by the Bourbon king Charles VII, ultimately to house the antique treasures handed down to him from his mother!

Explore artifacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum and don't miss the Toro Farnese (Farnese Bull) sculpture, or the iconic statue of Atlas with a globe on his shoulders in the first-floor library.

There are also stunning mosaics, bronzes, glassworks, ceramics and engraved coppers from Pompeii, Herculaneum and other ancient cultures. And down in the basement you'll find the Borgia collection of Egyptian relics and epigraphs.

It's a history fix like no other in Naples!

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What's included
Admission to the museum
Audio guide
Temporary exhibition (if available)
Audio guide headphones

Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket and an audio guide at the ticket office between 10:00 and 90 minutes before closing. In case of delay, there'll be no refund.

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The National Archaeological Museum of Naples
Piazza Museo 19, 80135, Naples
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
Available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish
Additional info

Getting There

Metro: Line 1 to Museo station; Line 2 to Piazza Cavour station.

The price includes the cost of the audio guide (€5.00) and the booking fee (€2.00).

Insider tip

Bring headphones to plug into your audio guide and you can keep your hands free during your visit. Otherwise, you have to hold it to your ear like a phone.

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Ratings & reviews
55 Reviews

Sep 26, 2019
Fantastic! Went towards the end of the day and it was practically empty. We thought it closed at 7:30pm but it actually closed at 10pm!! Definitely recommend.
Sep 14, 2019
Getting tickets was the easy part. Getting into the museum with an extremely slow moving line was a nightmare. Eah ticket purchaser took at least 5 minutes to complete transaction with the staff in the booth.
Nov 12, 2018
Excellent! The only downside is that i expected the plaster casts from pompei to be there but it wasn’t. But this is one of the highlights of my stay in Napoli! Bring regular earphones (not apple) as they don’t provide it with the audioguide

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