Top museum in Naples
Here is our list of Naples’s major museums, to help you make your way through the city’s labyrinth of narrow streets.
Museum of Palazzo Reale
Visitors can go through wonderfully decorated rooms and halls filled with furniture, paintings, sculptures and china, which once belonged to the House of Bourbon.
National Archaeological Museum
It is Europe’s most important archaeological museum.
It is located in the park by the same name and comprises the National Gallery, the Neapolitan Gallery, the historic apartment, the porcelain collection, the armoury and various collections.
Civic Museum of Castel Nuovo or Maschio Angioino
Fourteenth and fifteenth-century sculptures and frescoes. Paintings from the 1400s to the 1900s, silverware and bronzes.
PAN Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli
This is Naples’s museum of contemporary art in its various forms (painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, design, cinema, video-art, comics etc.).
MADRE – Museum of contemporary Art Donnaregina
The museum of contemporary art is housed in the historic Palazzo Donnaregina, in Naples’s historical center.
San Severo Chapel
It houses eighteenth-century masterpieces of sculpture.
The City of Science
The first Italian science center, recently established but fast-growing. It contains rooms and laboratories, exhibition spaces and a planetarium.