MUSEUMS IN NAPLES TO VISIT: MY ADVICE ON WHICH ONES YOU SHOULD VISIT
Naples is practically an open-air museum, and it’s not easy to make a list of the museums in Naples to visit, but there are some places you should enter at least once in your lifetime.
So, here are some useful tips for those who visit the city for the first time or those who come back to Naples and want to know which the must-visit museums are.
And what about you? Have you already visited Naples? And which is your favourite museum?
Museums in Naples to visit
MUSEUMS IN NAPLES TO VISIT IF YOU VISIT THE CITY FOR THE FIRST TIME
MANN – National Archaeological Museum
Among the first museums in Naples to visit there’s certainly the MANN, which displays Roman antiquities from the Farnese collection, remains from the Vesuvian area from the Bourbon collections and a collection of Egyptian artifacts.
The Museum is located inside the 16th-century Palazzo degli Studi and is considered one of the most important archaeological museums in the world.
The other great museum to visit in Naples is the Capodimonte Museum which, inside the former residence of the Bourbons, the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily, houses works by Raphael, Titian, Parmigianino, the “Flagellation of Christ” by Caravaggio and many other masterpieces.
This is a must-visit museum, even though you have little time at your disposal. You can’t miss it even though you visit Naples in one day!
Among the museums in Naples to visit the Royal Palace can’t be missing.
It’s one of the residences used by the House of Bourbon, overlooking the Vesuvius on the Gulf of Naples.
The palace was built in the 17th century and with its gardens is one of the places in Naples you can’t miss.
National Museum of San Martino
On Vomero hill and inside the homonymous charterhouse, is the National Museum of San Martino which illustrates the history of Naples when it was the capital of the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily.
To visit the museums in Naples without problems you’d better take the booking of your admission ticket into consideration. Take a look at the museums you can book immediately on the page – Attractions and Museums in Naples
MUSEUMS IN NAPLES TO VISIT IF YOU COME BACK TO VISIT THE CITY AND YOU’RE LOOKING FOR NEW IDEAS
PAN – Palace of Arts
Inside the 18th-century Palazzo Carafa di Roccella, the museum exhibits contemporary art and is also a research centre on contemporary arts.
Museum of the Treasure of Saint Januarius
The place houses jewellery, statues, precious fabrics, paintings and works donated to Saint Januarius by the believers.
A place where you can discover the worship and the relationship between Naples and Saint Januarius.
MADRE – Museum of contemporary art
This is a museum, a library, an exhibition hall, a place where the active participation by the visitors in workshops or conferences is highly recommended.
Here contemporary art is the protagonist!