NATIONAL ARCHEOLOGIC MUSEUM
P.zza Museo 19 – tel. 081.440.166
It is the most important archaeological museum in Europe, exhibiting bronzes, marbles, paintings and furnishings found in the excavations carried out in Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other places in Campania. Collections of Etruscan and Egyptian antiquities, ancient coins and the “secret cabinet”. It preserves the Farnese and Borgia archaeological collections of Rome Hours: weekdays 9-19.30, holidays 9-19.30. Closed on Tuesday.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CAPODIMONTE
Via Milano 2 – tel. 081.744.1307
The Museum, the National Gallery and the 800 Gallery are located in the Royal Palace of Capodimonte, an imposing building of beautiful and lively architecture, started in 1738 based on a design by G.A. Medrano at the behest of King Charles of Bourbon and finished only a century later. The National Gallery includes tapestries, bronzes and above all paintings from the 13th to the 18th century; the 19th century gallery mainly displays works by painters, Italian or foreign, active in Naples; the museum collects porcelain and majolica from the different Royal residences of Naples and includes around 3000 pieces of the most important manufactures, sculptures, tapestries and other art objects. Hours: weekdays 8.30-19.30, Sunday 8.30-19.30. Closed on Mondays.
SAN MARTINO MUSEUM
Largo San Martino 5 – tel. 081.578.1769
On the Vomero hill, next to Castel Sant’Elmo. It is located in the Certosa of the same name, an ancient convent of Angevin origin, with gardens from which you can admire extraordinary panoramic views. You can visit a rich collection of Neapolitan cribs. Hours: weekdays 8.30-19.30, holidays 8.30-19.30. Closed on Mondays.
MUSEO DI PALAZZO REALE
P.zza Plebiscito 1 – tel. 081.580.8111
In beautifully decorated rooms and halls, there are furniture, paintings, sculptures and porcelain from the Bourbon house. Hours: weekdays 9-20, Sunday 9-20. Closed on Wednesday. (Courtyards and gardens can be visited every day freely)
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CERAMICS “DUCA DI MARTINA”
Villa “La Floridiana” Via Cimarosa 77 – tel. 081.578.8418
Rich collection of European, Chinese and Japanese porcelain and majolica and collections of minor arts (enamels, ivories). Hours: weekdays 8.30-14, holidays 8.30-14. Closed on Mondays.
MUSEO PRINCIPE ARAGONA PIGNATELLI CORTES
Riviera di Chiaia – tel. 081.761.2356
19th century furniture, there are porcelains, art collections. In a pavilion there is the Carriage Museum. Hours: weekdays 8.30-14, holidays 8.30-14. Closed on Mondays.
MUSEO CIVICO DI CASTEL NUOVO (MASCHIO ANGIOINO)
Piazza Municipio – tel. 081.795.5877
There are sculptures and frescoes of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries (in the Palatine Chapel). Works of painting from the fifteenth to the twentieth century, silver and bronze (on the three floors of the south area). Hours: from Monday to Saturday 9-19; Sunday 9-14.
Via De Sanctis 19 – tel. 081.551.8470
There are sculptural masterpieces of the 1700s, including the “Veiled Christ” by Sammartino and specimens of anatomical machines. Founded in 1590. Hours: weekdays 10-17 (winter), 10-18 (summer, Christmas and Easter), holidays 10-13.30, closed on Tuesdays.
COMPLESSO DI SANTA CHIARA
Via Santa Chiara, 49 – tel. 081.797.1256
It includes the majolica cloister, the crib, the opera museum and the archaeological area. Hours: weekdays 9.30-13 and 14.30-17.30, holidays 9.30-13.
Working hours: 9.00 – 12.00, 16.30 – 19.00 Public holidays: 9.00 – 12.00
MUSEI – (Sorrento)
Correale di Terranova Museum – Official Site: http://www.sorrento-online.com/museocorreale
DUOMO E CHIOSTRO AMALFI
9.00 – 19.00 Summer time; 9.00 – 13.00, 15.00 – 18.00 Winter time.
LE VILLE DI RAVELLO
9.00 – 20.00 summer time; 9.00 – 20.00 winter time.
9.00 – 19.00 summer time; 9.00 – 17.00 winter time.
These are the official opening times of the Archaeological Excavations of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, Stabia, and of the Boscoreale Museum.
Period of April – October
Last Admission: 18:00
Excavation closing: 19:30
Period of November – March
Last admission: 3.30pm
Excavation closing: 17:00