Naples National Archaeological Museum
Piazza Museo, 19, 80135 Napoli NA, Italy
About Naples National Archaeological Museum
The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is an Italian state museum. By virtue of its rich and valuable heritage of works of art and artifacts, arranged over an exhibition area of 12,650 m², it is considered one of the most important archaeological museums in the world, if not the most important in terms of art Roman. The museum is made up of private collections acquired or donated to the city over the centuries, such as the Borgia, Santangelo, Stevens, Spinelli collections.
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