We request all visitors to pre-book a visit time in order to reserve their slot and ensure the safety of our guests and staff.
Only tickets bought in advance on www.novaapulia.it at a presale price of only 1 euro, will be valid for entry.

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Collections and Displays

MArTA houses the legacies of men and women who lived in Southern Italy from the Palaeolithic Period to the Middle Ages.

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Our masterpieces

Gold artefacts (Ori di Taranto), the Tomb of the Athlete from Taranto, the Venuses of Parabita, Zeus from Ugento. Discover the treasures housed at the MArTA.

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Opening times

Admissions and opening times, prices and discount tickets for visiting MArTA.

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Past for Future

National Archaeological Museum of Taranto

The MArTA displays the history of Southern Italy
and the roots of its culture through the objects that belonged to the people who inhabited this area.
Come visit them to discover our past and relive the stories that forged our present
and prepare us to become men and women of the future.

MArTA’s history

Insights

The MitoMania Exhibition Catalogue. Rediscovering stories about men and heroes.

The MitoMania Exhibition Catalogue. Rediscovering stories about men and heroes.

The collection comprises fourteen ceramic vases. Thirteen of them are originals, produced in Apulia and attributed to some of the most important Masters of Italiot ceramography and one is "fake".

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Archaeometric analysis of the Ori of Taranto (Gold artefacts from Taranto)

Archaeometric analysis of the Ori of Taranto (Gold artefacts from Taranto)

Working in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Salento, chemical and physical analyses were performed on some of the gold artefacts that are part of the Museum’s collection.

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MArTA activities

Teaching, education
and promotion of culture.

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