The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto is ones of the most important in Italy and was founded in 1887.
The Museum is located from the beginning in a building named as Convent of S. Pasquale or of the Alcantarini monks, erected in mid-18th century. The structure has been expanded during the 20th century by the erection of the Northern wing, named Ala Ceschi.
On the 29 July 2016 was opened the second floor. The MArTA in his magnificent new look HAS BEEN RETURNED TO THE PUBLIC!.
It's a leap into history: a story of Taranto and the territory.
The new exhibition traces the history of men and women from the Paleolithic until the IV century B.C; completing the exhibition of the first floor of the museum
National Archaeological Museum of Taranto / Musée National Archéologique de Taranto
Via Cavour, 10
OPENING TIME: EVERY DAYS 8:30 - 19:30
DECEMBER, 25th - JANUARY, 1