National Archaeological Museum Naples tickets

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The National Archaeological Museum of Naples, or Museo archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN) is a treasure trove of art and artifacts from the Vesuvian area and wider Campania region. The museum boasts an eclectic variety of objects, ranging across remnants salvaged from Pompeii and Herculaneum, coins, precious gems and even housing an expansive collection of Egyptian items.

If you're in Naples, this museum should definitely be on your agenda. Here's your guide to ticket options, bookmarking what to see inside, and tips for planning a memorable visit.

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national archaeological museum naples tickets

national archaeological museum naples tickets

The Gods Return: The bronzes of San Casciano

February 16-June 30, 2024

This exhibition showcases a collection of bronze artifects retrieved from the Bagno Grande Etruscan and Roman thermal sanctuary of San Casciano dei Bagni. The collections on display include votive offerings, bronze coins and statues that were deposited in the thermal basin as religious and cultural offerings.

The Other MANN

From May 30, 2022

In the Fresco rooms, see around 60 lesser known artifacts from the Vesuvius era. Salvaged mostly from Pompeii, see garden furnishing elements and also gladiator remnants like helmets, shields and swords. Also see the recreated Pompeii Amphitheater at the exhibition.

national archaeological museum naples tickets
national archaeological museum naples tickets
  • Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi is available to all museum visitors.
  • Lockers: There are free self-service lockers available. On the right side of the entrance is the cloakroom.
  • Toilets: The museum’s toilets are located in the basement.
  • Baby changing room: On the ground floor, there is a special area for newborns called the Baby Pit Stop.
  • Museum map: There is a museum map available for free online. You can download it for free here
  • Shop: There is a bookshop on the ground floor on the left of the ticket office. You can visit the shop even without a ticket to the museum. 
  • MANN Caffe: Located on the ground floor next to the left wing lift, the cafe serves a typical Neapolitan pastry-based breakfast.
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  • Bring your camera because there will be plenty of opportunities to take pictures! Just remember that flash photography isn't allowed.
  • Make sure to carry a valid ID proof if you’ve bought tickets at reduced prices. 
  • Try to visit Pompeii and Herculaneum if time permits so you can appreciate the exhibits at MANN better.

Beyond National Archaeological Museum of Naples

Capodimonte Museum
Royal Palace of Naples
Villa Pignatelli

Frequently asked questions about Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets

What are the benefits of a guided tour at Naples museum?

A guide will lend insights into the history of the collection or item on display. They will also be able to take you to the most popular and even lesser known gems within the museum. Touring with a guide is an excellent way to understand the significance of what you're seeing.

Are there any discounts available on the National Archaeological Museum Naples tickets?

Yes, you can avail discounted tickets to the Naples museum if:
1. You are an Italian teacher
2. You are an EU citizen below 18 years of age
3. Are an individual with a disability

Women also get free entry on March 8. Additionally, the first Sunday of each month, April 25, June 2 and November 4 offers free entry to all visitors.

Are there audio guides available to be purchased on site?

Yes, you can purchase audio guides at €5. The following languages are available: Italian, English, French, Spanish and German. The audio guide covers 90 objects in 85 minutes, allowing you to explore at your own pace.

Walk me through the advantages of also visiting Pompeii/Herculaneum on my visit to Naples National Archaeological Museum.

Since the museum has a large collection of artifacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum, your visit will be enriched by also visiting these sites. Taking a trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum lends more context to appreciate what is on display at the Naples museum and understand why so many of the relics are now housed at the museum.

What are the advantages of booking Naples National Archaeological Museum tickets online?

Booking online vs on-site offers several advantages like:
1. More choice: Choose the date and time of visit at your convenience. Booking online also gives you the option to pay in the currency of your choice.
2. Multiple ticket options: You can choose between guided tours, skip-the-line tours and combo tours when you book online.
3. Flexible cancelation: Most tickets purchased online can be canceled for free within 24-48 hours of the experience.
4. Round-the-clock customer support: Got queries regarding your transaction or itinerary? Feel free to give us a ring, and we'll be happy to help.

Can I access all the exhibitions at the Naples Museum with my entry ticket?

Yes, your entry ticket is sufficient if you want to attend an exhibition at the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

Is the National Archaeological Museum Naples accessible by wheelchair?

Yes, the National Archaeological Museum Naples is completely accessible by wheelchair. There are elevators that take you to the different floors and wheelchair accessible toilets available on the ground floor. 

Can I bring a service dog to the National Archaeological Museum Naples?

Yes, you may bring your service dog to the museum for free. However, make sure that the dog is always on a harness. 

Can I re-enter the museum with my ticket once I exit?

Unfortunately, once you leave the museum, you cannot re-enter with the same ticket. Please purchase a new one if you want to revisit.

Why should I book skip-the-line tickets to the Naples National Archaeological Museum?

Purchasing skip-the-line tickets saves you the hassle of waiting in long lines, especially during peak tourist season. These tickets are especially beneficial if you are short on time. The time saved in standing in long queues can be utilized for exploring the collections in depth.