National Archaeological Museum of Basilicata

Potenza, Italy

The National Archaeological Museum of Basilicata is located at the Palazzo Loffredo and holds objects discovered from excavations in the surrounding territory. It is dedicated to archaeologist Dinu Adameșteanu.

The museum provides a general overview of the archaeological finds of the region of Basilicata. The exhibition follows a chronological and geographical order.

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Founded: 2005
Category: Museums in Italy

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Carol Capper (10 months ago)
Excellent visit...... A local museum with artifacts from the region. Pottery and tools from pre Roman and Roman times .... mosaics are on show too.
Antonio Zinno (11 months ago)
Excellent visit.... Our guide Annamaria Professional and very kind, always careful in making the most of the time available to make the most of the artistic and cultural resources of our Region..... On this occasion I was also able to finally visit the permanent theater of Potenza, an unforgettable day ???
Barb Massie (2 years ago)
The admission to the museum was very reasonable. We were also pleasantly surprised when we were greeted by Valentino, who was our guide during our visit. She was an excellent guide and explained the history of the artifacts. We learned more about the exhibits than we would have done on our own. We enjoyed our visit to the museum and would recommend it to others. The artifacts are displayed very well.
Davide Roselli (2 years ago)
The national museum is located in the historic center of Potenza and consists of two exhibition floors, with artifacts found in the various regional areas but in particular those of Vaglio di Basilicata. Rich in objects found, ranging from the 10th century BC. to the 2nd century A.D. and illustrative photos of the excavations carried out. I invite you to visit it...
Tommaso Telesca (2 years ago)
This museum reminds me of the first time I visited it in middle school. It's always nice to come back for a visit. During the FAI days the guides were very good at explaining the topics and the long history of what is currently a museum. The most interesting part is seeing the tools they use to restore the finds found.
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