Guided tour

The Archaeological Museum

Visit to MANN and lunch with pizza


The museum is considered the most important in Europe for its history. It was founded in the 16th century to operate as a military and cavarly barrack and turned into a museum by wish of the Bourbon king Charles the VII in the 18th century. Charles was king of Spain, he ruled in Naples as Charles the III. He inherited from his mother, Elisabetta Farnese, wife of Philip the V of Spain, the Farnese collection consisting of marble sculptures from the baths of Caracalla, the Roman portraits and precious gems like the Farnese Cup.

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The MANN boasts the world's finest collection of graeco-roman artefacts and beautiful mosaics from the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. It also hosts a remarkable collection of objects from ancient Egypt such as epigraphs and relics including tombs and mummification.

  • Tours run every Wednesday and Sunday at 10.00 am. Meet your guide outside the Archeological Museum in Piazza Museo.
  • Duration 3 hours.

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For individuals and group tour up to 20 people max.