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MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano

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The valley in which Positano is located, with its beach, its steep limestone cliffs and its salubrious climate, witnessed the establishment of a sumptuous roman villa designed for “otium” – leisure time – at the end of the 1st century BC. As part of...more
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Piazza Flavio Gioia 7, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Well worth the €15 per person. We were taken on a private tour by an English-speaking guide. Tour includes a Roman villa buried by the ash of Vesuvius and the amazing way monks were decomposed and buried right under the Duomo. Great way to spend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Sightsee815211, staff at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019

Dear William, thank you for sharing your experience at Mar Positano. We are very pleased you enjoyed the guided tour. Kind regards Staff MaR

Reviewed 15 December 2018

i am a museum person, and have worked in all phases of the profession. This museum meets all expectations, and makes the most of their story. Artifacts are well displayed. Very enjoyable. Gift shop available.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sightsee815211, staff Mar at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Dear visitor, thank you very much for your review. We are very glad you caught, describing in few words the essence of the MaR Positano. We hope to see you again. Staff Mar Positano

Reviewed 31 October 2018

This year more than 10 years of excavation work made it possible to visit a part of this luxury Roman Villa. The villa is from 1st century BC – and the eruption of Vesuvius that also destroyed Pompeii damaged this Roman Villa – and covered...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sightsee815211, staff at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Dear Gert, thank you very much for your kind review. We are very glad you caught the essence of our Museum. We hope to see you again when the MAR POSITANO will be expanded. Best regards Staff Mar.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The 15 euro entry seemed a little steep at first but I’m really pleased I paid it. This is a 30 min guided tour, rather than a museum as such ie you can’t just wander around or stay as long as you want, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sightsee815211, staff at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Gina, Thanks a lot for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the guided tour. In 30 mins we try to expose 2000 years of history, from the Roman Era until Today. We hope to see you next time, when the MAR POSITANO...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Take a break from Shopping and eating in Positano and visit the MAR- Museo Archeologico Romano Positano. Your visit consists of a guided tour of a long buried Roman Villa in the Pompeii style, complete with a dramatically shifted fresco: artifacts of everyday life; an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sightsee815211, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Dear Liz, Thanks for your wonderful words. You caught the essence of our work. We are so glad you enjoyed the guided tour and we wait for you when our museum will be expanded with the new excavations. MaR 3312085821

Reviewed 16 October 2018

A frequent visitor to Positano, I only learnt of this museo this August. The tour is well organised with tour guides that are well informed and speak English well. Some of the exhibits are well preserved as can be seen by the vibrant colours in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sightsee815211, staff at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you very much for you beautiful review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the guided tour and we hope you will come back when the museum will be expanded. Kind regards Staff Mar Positano

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting tour, the guide was very informative and spoke excellent English. The visit took in two parts, the excavated Roman villa with ancient crypt and the medieval crypt under the church. If you only have a short time in Positano I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sightsee815211, piazza flavio gioia at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks a lot for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our museum. Thanks for your time. MaR Positano

Reviewed 3 September 2018

We learned so much. It is so interesting to see how the hot ash--not the lava destroyed the ancient world. The colors of the estate are so vibrant and Giovanna graciously answered our many questions. The tour also includes a visit to the old church...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MaR Positano , piazza Flavio Gioia at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Dear Virginia, We are happy to have trasmetted to you the dedication with which we do our work and that the visit to our Archaeological Museum has allowed you to enrich yourself culturally. Thank you for your review and for the time it has given...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum. The guide was very informative and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cathy R
MaR Positano , piazza Flavio Gioia at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks Cathy for your review and for your time. We are pleased to have been exhaustive and helpful in understanding what a wonderful cultural treasure Positano has discovered. Mar Positano

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