Naples National Archaeological Museum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Naples National Archaeological Museum
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Natmuseumnaples.jpg
Naples National Archaeological Museum
LocationPiazza Museo, Naples Italy
Typearchaeology
WebsiteOfficial website

The Naples National Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, MANN) is a museum in Naples.[1] The museum has a large display of Roman artifacts from Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum. The display has works made in Greek, Roman and Renaissance times. It is known as the most important Italian archaeological museum.[2]

Building[change | change source]

Naples Museum, 1895. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Goodyear Archival Collection

Charles III of Spain started the museum in the 1750s. The building was used to house soldiers in the 18th century.

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.marketplace.it/museo.nazionale/emuseo_home.htm
  2. "Archaeology, Art, and More: Italy's Best Museums". TripSavvy.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 40°51′12.16″N 14°15′1.75″E / 40.8533778°N 14.2504861°E / 40.8533778; 14.2504861