Naples:life,death & Miracle contact: Jeff Matthews


Museums & such

Click on highlighted names to link to entry in Naples: Life, Death & Miracles.
Museum websites, if known, are listed (their sites may or may not have an English page).

Phone numbers for tourist boards are after the museum section, below.


Capodimonte Palace & Art Museum 
Via Miano 2. Tel. 081-7499111.
open: Tue - Sun 8.30-19.30. Closed Monday.

 


Sant’Elmo Castle
Largo San Martino. Tel. 081-5784030.
open:
Tue - Sun8.30-19.30, Fri 20-23. Closed Monday.



National Archeological Museum

Piazza Museo. Tel. 081-440166.
open: 9.00-19.30 including Sat & Sun. Closed Tue.





Royal Palace
Piazza del Plebiscito. Ticket office: 081.7944053.
Main office : 081.5808326
open every day from 9 - 19 except Wednesday.
http://www.palazzorealenapoli.it/

San Martino Museum

Largo San Martino 5. Tel. 081-5781769
open: Tue-Fri 8.30-19.30, Sat & Sun  9.00-23.00. Closed Wednesday.



Correale di Terranova Museum (Sorrento)

Via Correale, 48 - Sorrento. Tel. 081-8781846.
open: 9.00-14.00. Closed Tue.

http://www.sorrento-online.com/museocorreale/

Duca di Martina Museum (Floridiana)

Villa Floridiana. Via Cimarosa,77.
Tel. 081-5788418
 
open: Tue-Sun 8.30-19.30. Closed Mon.

Villa Pignatelli Museum

Villa Pignatelli. Riviera di Chiaia, 200.
Tel. 081-669675.
open:
Tue-Sun 8.30-19.30. Closed Mon.

Santa Chiara Church & Convent

Majolic courtyard & museum.
Tel. 081-7971256.
 
open weekdays 9.30-13.00 & 14.30-17.30;
holidays 9.30-13.00


Science City
 
Via Coroglio 104. Tel. 081-7352260.
Booking: tel 081/3723728 - fax 081/3723730.
open Tue-Sun. Closed Mon.

http://www.cittadellascienza.it

Treasures of San Gennaro Museum
 
Via Duomo, 149. Tel. 081-294980.
open: Tue-Sat 9-18:30; hol. 9:30-19

Mondays, open by appointment

Painting Collection of the  Girolamini


Via Duomo 142
tel. 081449139

open weekdays 9:30-13


Sansevero Chapel

Via De Sanctis, 19. Tel. 081-5518470.
open weekedays 10.00-19.00, holidays 10.00-13.30.
closed Tuesdays


 
No admission 20 minutes before closing.


National Library
(in the)
Royal Palace
Tel. 081-7819294
open Mon-Fri  9-19:30
Sat  9-19

 http://www.bnnonline.it/

State Archives

Piazzetta Grande Archivio, 5.
Tel. 081-5638111
 
open 8:30-17:40



University Library
Via Giovanni Paladino, 39


Tel. 081-5517025 - 081-5517153

open Mon -Fri 9:00 -18:45; Sat. 9:00-13:45

Dohrn Aquarium
(in the)
Villa comunale
Tel. 081-5833263.
weekdays 9-18, holidays 10-19
closed Mondays



Maschio Angioino
(at)
Piazza Municipio

Tel. 081-7952003

Civic Museum open Mon-Sat 9-19

also contains "Patria Nostra" library

Pietrarsa Train Museum


Via Pietrarsa. Tel. 081-472003
open Mon-Sat 8:30-13:30

Currently (April 2009) open. Call.


http://www.miol.it/stagniweb/pietrars.php#english

Excavations Beneath the Naples Cathedral



open weekdays  9-12 & 16:30-19
Sun. & hol. 9.00 - 12.00






Excavations of San Lorenzo Maggiore
&
The San Lorenzo Museum

Piazza San Gaetano

tel.081454948

open Mon-Fri. 9.00-13.00 &15.00 - 17.30
Sat. 9- 17:30
Sun. & hol. 9- 13:30

 

Hall of Sacred Vessels and Vestments
 
Basilica S. Domenico Maggiore.
Tel. 081- 4104421.
open Fri & Sat 9:30-12 & 17&30-19
 
other times by appointment


Museum of the Sea
Via di Pozzuoli, 5
on Island of Ischia

Tel. 081-6173749

Open daily 9-13 & 15-19

http://web.tiscali.it/museodelmare/

Also see separate page on Maritime Museums.

Vesuvius Observatory
(in)
Herculaneum
 
Tel. 081-6108483
 
Mon-Fri guided tours 10:00-14:00


 http://www.ov.ingv.it/

Tucci  Magazine & Newspaper Archives
(in the)
Main Post Office

Tel. 081-5513845

Journals may be checked out daily 9:30-18
Sat 9:30-12

Pulcinella Museum
Acerra (Castello Baronale)
Tel. 081/8857249
open Mon-Fri 9 -13; Mon & Wed also 16 - 18
School performances by appointment 
 

Museum of the Neapolitan Actor
at Piazza Municipio
(entrance from pedestrian underpass on
east side of square at Via De Pretis)

Telephone: +39 (081) 420 3331
open Mon-Sat  9-19, Sun 9-13



Farming Museum
(in) Somma Vesuviana
 
Santa Maria del Pozzo. Tel. 081-5318496
open Tue-Fri 9-13; Sat & Sun 9-13.00 & 16:30-20



Baia Museum of the Campi Flegrei
Via Castello. Bacoli.
Tel. 081-5233797.
open weekdays 9.00-1 hour before sunset
holidays 9.00-13.00. Closed Mondays


Pompeii & Herculaneum
Excavations at Pompeii,
Herculaneum,
Oplontis (photo), Stabia e Boscoreale


Info tel. Pompei 0818575347 - Ercolano 0817390963
open daily 8:30 alle 19:30.  Last entrance at 18:00
 

The Foundlings' "Wheel"
Church of the Annunziata)
Via Annunziata, 34
 
open Mon-Sat 9-13.
Tel. 081-289032.

Pio Monte della Misericordia



Via dei Tribunali 253. Tel. 081-446944
Church open Mon-Sat 9-13
Art gallery open Wed, Thurs & Sat 8:30-14:30
other hours by appointment

Filangieri Museum

via Duomo 288
Tel. 081/203211




The combined Museum Center for the Natural Sciences is at via Mezzocanone 8, Naples.
Mineralogy -Zoology - Anthropology - Paeleontology - Physics

all at
or near Via Mezzocannone, 8.
all open Mon-Fri 9-13:30  - also Monday afternoons 15-17 - tel: 081 25 37 587

See this link.



Pompeii by Night


evening tours Wed-Sat at 21:30 e 22:30
info & booking tel. 081.8616405 & 347.3460346.
Wed tour at 21:30 is in English


Archaeologicial Museum, Nola

Convento della Canossiane
Via Cocozza 2, Nola
Open 9-19. Closed Mondays
tel: 081 8236454



Mineralogy Museum of the Campania Region

Vico Equense. Tel. 081-8015668.
open weekdays 9-13 & 16-19;
holidays 9.00-13.00. Closed Mondays


excellent website here



Palizzi Museum of Industrial Arts

Art Institute
Piazza Salazar 6
teL: 081 764 7471  or 764 5775
open 9-14 Mon-Fri. Closed Sat & Sun.






Basilio Liverini Coral and Cameo Museum

via Montedoro 61
Torre del Greco

tel: 081 8811225






Museum of Ethno-prehistory

Borgo Marinaro
(at the Castel dell'Ovo)

tel: 081 7645343



Museum of Paleo-and Ethnobotany

(in the)
Botanical Gardens
via Foria 223
tel: 081 449759 or455654



Historical Pharmacy
(of the)

"Hospital for the Incurable"

via Maria Longo 50
tel: 081 2549418




Naval Museum
(at the)
Partenope University
(formerly, the Naval Institute)
via Acton 38
TEL. 081 54755209

"Duca degli Abruzzi"

Nautical Teaching Museum

Via Pozzuoli n. 5 - Bagnoli (Napoli)
Tel: 081-5703924



Archaeological Museum
Province of Salerno
Via S.Benedetto, Salerno
Tel: 089 231135
Open weekdays 8-19:30

Sun & hol 9-13:30

for all museums in Salerno, see


Toy Museum

entrance from Via Suor Orsola 10, Naples
Tel. 081-2522353
open Fridays 9-1400



Museum of the Subsoil

Address: Piazza Cavour 140
80137 Naples
Phone:+39 347 645 5332



More Museums!
  

IN THE CITY OF NAPLES

The Mediterranean Museum of Music, Art and Traditions (as of Dec. 2013).
In the old Grand Hotel Londres at Piazza Municipio near the port.


This is a list of small museums in the Campania region that define themselves as  "ethnoanthropological" museums.


PROVINCE of NAPOLI


Museum of Costume, Folklore and Farm Culture
     Acerra (Napoli) - Castello Baronale, piazza Castello
     Tel. 081/8857249

Museum of Ethno-prehistory
     Napoli - Castel dell'Ovo, Borgo Marinari
     Tel. 081/7645343

Virtual Archaeological Museum
    
in Ercolano  See this link for details

  
PROVINCE of  SALERNO
 
Provincial Ceramics Museum
     Camerota (Salerno) - fraz. Licusati, Frantoio di Saturno, via Marabisi
     Tel. 0974/937192

Ethnographic Museum of Farm Culture
     Morigerati (Salerno) - via Provinciale
     Tel. 0974/982024 (Private)

Museum of Farm Culture
     Roscigno (Salerno) - Roscigno Vecchia, p.zza G. Nicotera
     Tel. 0828/963043 (Town Hall) 963187 (Private)

Museum of Farm Culture
     Moio della Civitella (Salerno) - fraz. Pellare, Convento di
     S. Francesco, via Municipio   Tel. 0974/66118 (Town Hall)


Museum of Farm Culture of Cilento
     Montecorice (Salerno) - fraz. Ortodonico, p.zza Torre
     Tel. 0974/824159 (Private)

Museum of Farm Culture  
     Perdifumo (Salerno) - Castello De Vargas, via Fontana Vecchia
     Tel. 0974/845494 (Private)

Museum of Farm Culture
     Teggiano (Salerno) - piazza S. Pietro
      Tel. 0975/79600

  
PROVINCE of BENEVENTO

Town Museum
     Apice (Benevento) - Castello Normanno, piazza Carbonara, 2
     Tel. 0824/920082

Museum of Farm Culture in the Fortore area
     Montefalcone di Val Fortore (Benevento) - rione S. Marco
     Tel. 0824/969315 (Private)

  
PROVINCE of CASERTA

Museum of Southern Agriculture
     S. Tammaro (Caserta) - Real Sito di Carditello
     Tel. 0823/278311

Museum of Farm Culture
     San Nicola La Strada (Caserta) - p.zza Municipio, 14
     Tel. 0823/457364 (town library) 


  
PROVINCE of AVELLINO

Museum of Technology, Culture e Farming
     Guardia dei Lombardi (Avellino) - loc. Cerreto, via Santissima Trinità
     Tel. 0827/41021 (Culture Center)- or 41005 (Private)

Ethnographic Museum of Piana del Dragone
     Volturara Irpina (Avellino) - piazza Roma
     Tel. 0825/984564 (Private)


                                 Tourist Boards for the Campania Region

Main office: Via Santa Lucia 81 - 80131 Napoli - tel. 081 796.20.34/31/39

Provincial offices:

 Naples - Piazza dei Martiri 58 - 80121 Napoli - tel. 081 405311
 Avellino - Via Due Principati 5 - 83100 Avellino - tel. 0825 74731
 Benevento - Via Sala 31 - 82100 Benevento - tel. 0824 319911
 Caserta - Royal Palace - 81100 Caserta - tel. 0823 322233
 Salerno - Via Velia 15 - 84100 - tel. 089 230411

 

Autonomous Tourist Boards:

 Naples - Royal Palace - 80132 Naples - tel. 081 2525711
 Capri - Piazzatta Cario 11 - 80073 Capri - tel. 081 8370424
 Castellamare di Stabia - Piazza Matteotti 34 - 80053 C.di Stabia - tel. 081 8711334
 Ischia and Procida
        Ischia - Corso Colonna 116 - 80077 Ischia - tel. 081 5074231
        Procida - tel. 081 8101968
 Pompei - Via Sacra 1 - 80045 Pompei - tel. 081 8507255
 Pozzuoli - Via Campi Flegrei 9 - 80078 Pozzuoli - 081 5265068
 Sorrento - Via De Maio 35 - 80067 Sorrento - tel. 081 8074033
 Vico Equense - Via San Ciro 15 - 80069 Vico Equense - tel. 081 8015752

Other Tourist Boards:

 Amalfi - Corso Roma 19 - 84011 Amalfi - tel. 089 871107
 Cava dei Tirreni - Corso Umbero I 277 - 84013 Cava dei Tirreni - 089 341572
 Maiori - Viale Capone - 84010 Maiori - tel. 089 877452
 Paestum - Via Magna Grecia 151 - 84063 Paestum - tel. 0828 811016
 Positano - Via Saracino 2 - 84017 Positano - tel. 089 875067
 Ravello - Piazza Duomo 10 - 84010 Ravello - 089 857096
 Salerno - Piazza Amendola 8 - 84100 Salerno - tel. 089 224744

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