CASTELLO NORMANNO - MUSEO CIVICO c
Museum

MUSEO CIVICO

Via Guglielmo Marconi, Aci Castello, (Catania)

Opened in 1985, it offers a full path of reading the history of the territory. The archaeological section houses artifacts and tools from Prehistoric times to the Middle Ages including minerals of the Cyclops and Acicastello isalnds, including analcime, philipsite, herschelite, acicular aragonite, and then again quartz, jasper, agate and several Sicilian halky sulphurous. It also exposed a rich collection of minerals related to volcanic activity. Under paleontological fossils are related to the time interval that goes between Mesozoic and Pleistocene era, with ammonites, plant remains and bones of vertebrates.

 
 

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