Sicily has many museums and all of them have an extraordinary magic, for their location.
Among Sicilian museums for the greatest interest of tourist we can find:
Regional Archaeological Museum, Agrigento
The museum is housed in a complex of buildings which are found across the whole Agrigento region. It exhibits original collection, from the Civic Museum, consisted of numerous items discovered during excavations conducted at the beginning of the 20th century. The collection of Greek Attic pottery is great and you will be impressed by the standing Telamon and the famous Ephebo or Boy of Agrigento.
Address: Contrada San Nicola, Agrigento
Tel: +39 0922 40 15 65
Regional Museum, Messina
The building housing the museum was originally the Barbera-
Address: Viale della Libertà 465, Messina
Tel: +39 090 361292
Aeolian Regional Archaeological Museum, Lipari (Messina)
The museum building stands on the great rock known as Lipari Castle and it is housed in several buildings located in the Castle area. The museum illustrates the history and the characteristics of the presence of man in the Aeolian Archipelago from the last centuries of the 5th millennium BC to the medieval period. Among its many exhibits are a stupendous collection of ancient vases and a trove of theatrical masks unearthed from tombs.
Address: Via del Castello, Lipari
Tel: +39 090 9880174
Palazzo Abatellis Sicilian Regional Gallery, Palermo
The museum is housed in the Gothic-
Address: Via Alloro 4, Palermo
Tel: +39 091 6230006
Regional Archaeological Museum A. Salinas, Palermo
The museum is housed in the building of the San Filippo Neri Congregation and it is part of the monumental complex of the "Olivella". It became the site of the National Museum in 1866. The museum exhibits the various artistic periods and civilizations in western Sicily from prehistory to the late Roman period. The treasures from the archaeological excavations of city Selinunte are really worth to see.
Address: Piazza Olivella 24, Palermo
Tel: +39 091 61 16 805
Regional Archaeological Museum Paolo Orsi, Syracuse
The museum is housed in a modern structure and is dedicated to the famous archaeologist -
Address: Viale Teocrito 66, Siracusa
Tel : +39 0931 464022
Palazzo Bellomo Regional Gallery, Syracuse
The Museum of Palazzo Bellomo is in the area of Ortigia, historical center in Syracuse. The gallery illustrates the development of painting and decorative art in Syracuse and Southeast Sicily. Among the collections exhibited in the museum it is worth to see the two sarcophagus of the Governors of the Chamber Reginale; as well "The Burial of St. Lucia", by Caravaggio.
Address: Via Capodieci 16, Syracuse
Tel: +39 0931 69511
Regional Museum Agostino Pepoli, Trapani
The museum is located on the outskirts of the town in the ancient Borgo Annunziata and it’s housed in a 14th c. Carmelite Convent. The museum illustrates with its collections of paintings and sculptures the development of the decorative art in the territory of Trapani and in particular that of applied art, which was very important in the field of coral objects, majolica, gold, silver, and cribs. Between 1300 items in the museum we can find: "Enthroned Madonna with Angels", "Enthroned Madonna and Child", "Polyptych", "San Giacomo Maggiore".
Address: Via Conte Pepoli 200, Trapani
Tel: +39 0923 553269