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Major Galleries & Museum
Sicily has many museums and all of them have an extraordinary magic, for their location.
Among major Sicilian museums for the greatest interest of tourist we can find:


Regional Archeological Museum Paolo Orsi, Siracusa
The museum is housed in a modern structure and is dedicated to the famous archaeologist -  Paolo Orsi. In the museum is possible to discover the prehistory and the history of nearly all the main archaeological sites in central and eastern Sicily, until the end of classical period. The funerary statue from the digs of Megara Hyblaea, showrooms dedicated to the Greek colonization of Sicily are really interesting.
Address: Viale Teocrito 66, Siracusa
Tel : +39 0931 464022
Opening time :Tuesday to Saturday  9,00-18,00; Sunday & holidays 9,00-13,00.Monday closed
Ticket 8,00 €

Palazzo Bellomo Regional Gallery, Siracusa
The Museum of Palazzo Bellomo is in the area of Ortigia, historical center in Syracuse. The gallery illustrates the development of painting and decorative art in Syracuse and Southeast Sicily. Among the collections exhibited in the museum it is worth to see the two sarcophagus of the Governors of the Chamber Reginale;
Address: Via Capodieci 16, Syracuse
Tel: +39 0931 69511
Opening time :Monday to Saturday  9-19   Sunday 9-12.30
Ticket 8,00 €

Numismatic Collection Siracusa
Address:c/o Regional Archaeological Museum Paolo Orsi
Tel : +39 0931 464022
Opening time :Tuesday to Saturday  9,00-18,00; Sunday & holidays 9,00-13,00.Monday closed
Ticket: 8,00 € (valid for museum visit as well)

Regional museum Villa Romana del Casale
Address: Contrada Casale
Tel: 0935 680036
Opening time: Summer 9-18 / Winter 9-16
Ticket: 14,00 €

Civic Museum castello Ursino
Perfect example of a Normann fortress, worth the view and the visit. The museum has plenty of artifacts.
Address: Piazza Federico II di Svevia , 95121 - Catania
Tel: 095 345830
Opening time: Monday to Saturday  9,00  to 13,30   14,15 to 19,00. Sunday  9,00 to 13,30
Ticket 6,00 €




Other  Museums & Galleries
Catania Bellini Civic Museum P.zza S. Francesco, 3 095 7150535 Monday to Saturday  9.00-19.00 Sunday  9.00-13.00 5,00 €
Catania Casa Museo Giovanni Verga Via S. Anna, 8  095 7150598 Tuesday to Saturday  9.00-13.30 / 14.30 -19.30  4,00 €
Adrano Regional museum of Adrano Piazza Umberto I 095 7692660 Tuesday to Saturday 9-19 Sunday 9-13 Monday closed 4,00 €
Caltagirone Regional museum of ceramics Via Roma "Teatrino del Bonaiuto" 0933 58418/423  All week 9,00-18,30 4,00 €
Catania Regional house museum Giovanni Verga Via Sant'Anna, 8 095 7150598 Tuesday to Saturday 9-13.30 14.45-19.30  Sunday/ Monday closed 4,00 €
Enna Aidone Regional archeological museum of Aidone Largo Torres Trupia 0935 87307 All week 9,00 alle 19,00 6,00 €
Centuripe Regional archeological museum of Centuripe Via SS. Crocifisso, 1 0935 73079 All week 9.00 alle 19.00 Free
Enna Regional archeological museum of Palazzo Varisano Piazza Mazzini, 8 0935 5076304  Monday to friday 9,00  13,00 Saturday Sunday holidays closed Free
Giardini-Naxos Regional archeological museum of Naxos Lungomare Schisò 0942 51001 All week 9,00-19,00 2,00 €
Ragusa Regional archeological museum of Camarina S.P. 102 - Km.1 C/da Cammarana -  Scoglitti - (RG) 0932 826004 All week 8,30 17,00 4,00 €
Ragusa Regional archeological museum Ibleo of Ragusa Via Natalelli 0932 622963  All week  9,00 13,00  15,00  19,00  Free
Lentini Regional archeological museum of Lentini Via Museo, 1 095 7832962 Tuesday to Saturday 9,00  18,00 Sundays and holidays  9,00  13,00 Free
Noto Regional museum Villa Romana del Tellaro Contrada Caddeddi 0931 573883  331 5771472 All week 9,00 19.00 6,00 €
Siracusa Papyrus museum Viale Teocrito, nect to  Paolo Orsi museum 0931 22100 Tuesday to Saturday  9,00-14,00; Monday closed Free
Siracusa Numismatic Collection Piazza del Duomo, 14 0931 4508211 Monday to Friday  9.00-13.00 Booking required na


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