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Museo Archeologico Regionale “Paolo Orsi”

Where Viale Teocrito, 66, Siracusa

Located within the park of Villa Lanolina, in a building designed by the architect F. Minissi, the Museum houses works arranged in a chronological and topographical criteria, dating back to a period between the Prehistory and the Greek age. The first bulk of his assets is due to the collection of the late eighteenth century archbishop, to which were added either donated goods and materials found during the excavations in the territory, aimed at recovering the ancient sites Akrai, Tapsos, Megara Hyblaea, Pantalica and many others. To note the prestigious medals illustrating the extraordinary monetary production of the Greek colonies in Sicily.

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