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Principe della Arene Candide
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The museum houses the largest collection of Ligurian Archaeology: prehistory and early history of Liguria; the Paleolithic burials from the cave of Arene Candide (white sands) ; the extensive sets of pre-Roman necropolis of Genoa; the excavations of the city during the Roman Empire; the collection of Greek and Roman antiquities of Prince Odone of Savoy; and two rooms devoted to the Egyptian collection and Roman marbles.

Visitors (except for families) have to follow the social distancing rules.

Before entering the building visitors have to:
  • wear face mask
  • sanitize their hands
  • undergo body temperature control
  • follow the rules of the social distancing
Visit-devices and cloakroom services are temporarily suspended.

Opening hours

Friday to Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm

In case of a RED hydrogeological alert (maximum level) announced by the Civil Protection, the structure will remain closed and all scheduled events will be cancelled

SUMMER TIME (26 March - until  6 October)
Tuesday  to Friday 9 am - 7 pm;
Saturday and Sunday  10 am - 7.30 pm;
Closed: Monday

WINTER TIME (9 October - March)
Tuesday to Friday 9 am - 6.30 pm;
Saturday and Sunday  9.30 am - 6.30 pm;
Closed: Monday


Full prices € 5,00
Reduced € 3,00 (>65 anni, agreement and groups)

Free admission:  UE citizens  0 - 18 years and to residents in the city of Genua on Sunday

Special tickets:  Ligurian Archeological Museum + The Park of Villa Pallavicini € 12,00

The cost of the ticket may vary during special events or thematic exhibitions.

Free admission
Reservations are recommended

We recommend to book your ticket online (presale service euro 1.50)

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Accessibility, reservations and useful info

The museum is accessible by way of a movable ramp, placed by a member of the staff when necessary.
The exhibition is based on two fully accessible floors connected via a lift. It is fully accessible, except for some display cases located too high.
3D tactile models are available on the ground floor and in some rooms.
There are also devices for the orientation and mobility of the visually and hearing impaired, such as a hypertext for the visually impaired and blind on the “Prince of the Arene Candide”.

How to book: 
Info and booking:
Museo di Archeologia Ligure
Ph. +39 010 6981048
Fax +39 010 6974040
e-mail :

Useful info: 


Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini, Via Ignazio Pallavicini, 13, 16155 Genoa, Italy


Ph. +39 010 6981048
Fax +39 010 6974040

Patrizia Garibaldi
e-mail :

Guido Rossi
e-mail :

Irene Molinari