The world most important Roman art collection
The archaeological museum of Naples preserves most of the extraordinary masterworks of art discovered in Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis, ralated villas, and also the most beautiful statues collected in Rome during the 16th century by the cardinals of the family Farnese. Today we can state that the National Archaeological Museum of Naples displays the world most beautiful roman art collection.
CLOSED ON TUESDAY
We will visit first the Gallery containing the collection Farnese where are preserved the famous statues of Hercules at rest, the two Tyrannicide, the majestic group called Toro Farnese, the statues of Gods and the busts of the Emperors. Then we will go to the Pompeian collection where are shown all the most beautiful frescos, mosaics such as the one of "Alexander the Great", a number of silver and golden objects, and incredibly preserved every day life objects.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Ticket office
End location: book shop
Duration: 3 hours
This is a walking tour.
No transportation included.
my guidance and personal assistence during the entire lenght of the tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
12 euros - admission fee
- entrance ticket (12 EUR p.p.), free under 18
- The transportation (from/to the museum), if required, can be arranged.