GUIDED VISIT INCLUDED IN THE ENTRANCE TICKET

when booking for Thursday at 17:30, Saturday at 17:30 and
Sunday and public holidays at 9:00

NOTICE
We inform kind visitors that according to the new provisions to overcome the COVID-19 countermeasures, dictated by the ordinance of the Minister of Health of the 28 April 2022: from 1 May 2022, there is no longer obligation to wear respiratory protection devices for visitors and users of the museum activities. However, it is considered appropriate to recommend its use. Whilst, for open events similar to shows, the use of the mask FFP2 remains mandatory.

NOTICE TO VISITORS
Visitors are advised that anyone wishing to enter the Museum must reserve and purchase their tickets in advance online from monday to saturday. On Sundays and holidays, it will also be possible to purchase tickets at the Museum’s reception desk, with Bancomat or Credit Card (it cannot be purchased in cash).
In case of ticket purchase for multiple visitors, it is recommended to make a single booking operation for all participants to the visit, to ensure entry into the same time slot.

NOTICE TO VISITORS
THE MUSEUM IS OPEN

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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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