Guided tour

Naples: National Archeological Museum Tour with Michele Arpa

Activity provider: iAmGuida

Naples: National Archeological Museum Tour with Michele Arpa

Activity provider: iAmGuida

From US$ 196.03 per group up to 20

Explore Greco-Roman works at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples with Naples native Michele Arpa. See historic mosaics and discover Naples' history from someone with deep ties to the area.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Journey back in time to the Vesuvian eruption with history expert Michele Arpa
  • Visit the Secret Cabinet and see erotic objects and paintings from Pompeii
  • Marvel at the bronze statues from Herculaneum's majestic Villa dei Papiri
  • Visit the Farnese collection and explore the Baths of Caracalla's statue room
  • See objects from Italy, Egypt, and Greece and items from prehistoric times
Full description

Visit the National Archaeological Museum of Naples with local guide Michele Arpa. Learn about new archaeological discoveries, hear in-depth explanations of the items you see, and connect with the ancient inhabitants of Pompeii through Michele's love of Naples, history, and art.

Meet Michele at the Archaeological Museum and head inside. Begin with the collections of frescoes and mosaics from Pompeii and Herculaneum, preserved by the enormous eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. As you stroll through the collections, hear about daily life in Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Continue to the Villa dei Papiri collection, objects taken from the residence of the Pisoni family, which included Cesar's father-in-law. See the papyrus scrolls with writings on Greek philosophy, charred by the lava. Marvel at the statues of the Dancers and the Runners, ready to start a race. Head to the statues of the Farnese collection, belonging to the family of the first Bournob King of Naples: Charles II. Enter the statues room of the Baths of Caracalla and see the Hercules and Farnese Bull statues and the Farnese cup.

Travel around the world and back in time with a stop in the Egyptian collection, the Magna Graecia collection, and the Prehistory and Protohistory collection before finishing your tour.

Includes
  • Local guide
  • Tour of the museum
  • Entrance tickets (16EUR for adults, 2EUR for European Citizens 18-25 years, free for under 18 years)
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet Michele at the entrance of the museum. They will be holding a sign that says iAmguida.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Power bank

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Museum tickets purchased online do not include priority entrance
  • Wheelchairs are available for free
  • Exhibitions can close with little to no notice
  • You may check your backpacks in the free checkroom
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. She was punctual and responded to our requests. Experience a little too expensive, children aged 10 and 12 paid like adults. Entrance tickets not included in the price which meant that we had to queue and we lost 10 minutes.

June 7, 2022

Product ID: 414396