National Museum of Magna Grecia

Local nameMuseo Nazionale di Reggio Calabria
LocationReggio Calabria, Italy

The Museo Nazionale della Magna Grecia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria or Palazzo Piacentini is a museum in Reggio Calabria, southern Italy, housing an archaeological collection from sites in Magna Graecia.

Initially formed with a nucleus of material ceded from the city's Museo Civico in the 19th century, the Museo Archeologico Nazionale della Magna Grecia then grew via many discoveries in various excavation campaigns in the ancient city-states of Calabria, Basilicata and Sicily by the Soprintendenza Archeologica della Calabria right up to the present day, including the Riace bronzes. They are extremely important for studies of the 8th century BC, but also has several objects from the prehistoric and protohistoric periods which preceded it and the ancient Roman and Byzantine eras which followed.

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More information and contact


Official website

Phone +39 965 88 01 11

Address Via Cardinale Portanova, 89123 Reggio Calabria, Italy

Coordinates 38°6'52.692" N 15°39'3.768" E

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