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Museo Archeologico Regionale Salinas (Salinas Regional Museum of Archaeology)

Museo Archeologico Regionale Salinas (Salinas Regional Museum of Archaeology) Review

Especially interesting pieces in this small but excellent collection are the examples of prehistoric cave drawings and a marvelously reconstructed Doric frieze from the Greek temple at Selinunte, which reveals the high level of artistic culture attained by the Greek colonists in Sicily some 2,500 years ago. (To enter, use the door around the corner on Via Roma.) At the time of this writing, the museum was closed for extensive renovations, so before journeying over, phone the museum or the tourist information office to check whether it's open.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Olivella 24, Via Roma, Olivella, Palermo, 90133 | Map It
  • Phone: 091/6116806
  • Cost: €4, subject to increase when museum reopens
  • Hours: Closed at time of writing; regular hours when open: Tues.–Fri. 8:30–1:30 and 2:30–6:30, weekends 8:30–1; last entry ½ hr before closing
  • Location: Palermo
Updated: 04-11-2014

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