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Naples Archaeological Museum 2-Hour Guided Private Tour

4.9 / 5

21 reviews

Naples Archaeological Museum 2-Hour Guided Private Tour

From US$ 158.48 per person

See artifacts from Ancient Greece and Rome on a 2-hour guided tour of the Naples Archaeological Museum. Marvel at relics from the ruins of nearby Pompeii, explore the legendary Farnese collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, and more.

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Duration 2 hours
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Spanish, English, Italian, French, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover one of the world's greatest archaeology museums in Naples
  • Marvel at the legendary Farnese Collection
  • See stunning mosaics and silver excavated from the ruins of Pompeii
Full description
Enjoy a guided tour of the Naples National Archaeological Museum, located at the northwest corner of the city’s original Greek wall. The 2-hour tour will introduce you to one of the world’s greatest archaeology collections, including extraordinary masterworks of art discovered in Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis, and related villas. At its core is the Farnesian collection of sculptures and other objects, such as the mosaic of Alexander the Great from the House of the Fauno in Pompeii. See silvers from the House of Menandro in Pompeii, and a number of Roman frescoes excavated from the Vesuvian area. Wander the gallery containing the Farnese Collection to admire the legendary statues of Hercules at rest, as well as 2 Tyrannicide and the majestic group called “Toro Farnese.” Your guide will explain the use of everyday objects, most notably the beautiful silverware from the Villa of Menandro and the so called “Blue Vase” from a tomb in Pompeii.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Skip-the-line admission fees
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meet at the ticket office of the Archaeological Museum, Piazza Museo 19, Naples

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Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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Amazing time in the Archaeological Museum led by Giulia. To be able to speak with someone of her caliber about the collection was an a once in a lifetime opportunity. The collection and the museum itself are incredible and should be seen. But having a guide - especially one so excellent - added so much to the depth of the experience.

October 7, 2021

Excellent all around

Raphael was an excellent guide. I was particularly interested in artifacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum, so we spent most of our time in those areas, and they were amazing. We also spent some time in other, also interesting areas. Unlike other museums we were at, this one was not too crowded, and having our own guide rather than being in a large tour group made the tour much more enjoyable and enabled us to better appreciate the museum's fascinating artifacts and works of art. Altogether this was easily our most enjoyable museum experience from our two weeks in Italy.

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November 1, 2018

Hilaria consiguio que la visita fuera instructiva y amena

Desde el primer momento Hilaria nos esperaba en el lugar convenido antes de la hora Con un español muy bien utilizado, tuvo siempre la deferencia de acceder a los lugares antes de que llegaran los grandes grupos. Hilaria al percatarse de que dos señoras del grupo necesitaban asiento buscaba algún banco en cada sección para que estas señoras estuvieran cómodas. Sus explicaciones fueron concisas, claras y contextualizadas. Hilaría también fue muy generosa con su tiempo.

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September 30, 2018

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