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Virtual Archaeological Museum, Herculaneum

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Pompeii: Skip the Line Ticket & Virtual Museum Entry Ticket

1. Pompeii: Skip the Line Ticket & Virtual Museum Entry Ticket

Explore one of the world’s best-preserved archaeological sites with an entrance ticket to Pompeii then time travel and see the site through the eyes of a citizen at the Virtual Archaeological Museum. Discover at your own pace the ancient ruins of the city of Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Explore this important archaeological site, which covers over 50 hectares: walk around the central Forum and admire the surroundings with imposing Mount Vesuvius in the background. Imagine the hustle and bustle of the center of the city, with remnants of columns and doorways still present. Wander through the streets and uncover remnants of the city's aqueduct, street fountains, public baths, private houses, businesses, and statues. Marvel at the amphitheater and dramatic theater which were once packed with eager spectators. See what remains of colorful frescoes of the houses and businesses. Complete your visit and explore life before and during the fire-and-brimstone carnage of Pompeii's eruption in 79 AD with the Multimedia Video: experience a perfect reconstruction of a part of ancient Pompeii. Become the protagonists of daily life in Ancient Pompeii and relive the splendor of its houses and its most important buildings in 3D, before the fury of the volcano erases the magnificence of one of the richest and most vital cities in the Roman Empire. The experience ends with the spectacle of the terrible eruption of Vesuvius which decreed the end of the city

Herculaneum: Virtual Archaeological Museum Entry Ticket

2. Herculaneum: Virtual Archaeological Museum Entry Ticket

Pre-book your entry ticket to Herculaneum’s MAV - Virtual Archeological Museum and experience a technological museum in 5D. Travel through time by totally immersing yourself in a parallel and virtual reality that actively involves the five senses. At the MAV, archaeology is touched through interactive devices, heard through the stories of the virtual guides, smelt through paths that involve the sense of smell, and tasted in the laboratories dedicated to the history of food of the ancient Romans.  As an added perk, your entry ticket also grants you access to a viewing of the 5D film on the eruption of Vesuvius. Leap back to 79 A.D. to get a deeper understanding of the events that led up to the eruption and the aftermath. 

From Naples: Herculaneum Ruins Tour

3. From Naples: Herculaneum Ruins Tour

Start your tour from Naples with pick-up from the different bus stops along the way, and transfer to Herculaneum Ruins. Our transport service is available at different timings, you can choose how to spend your time to visit Herculaneum Ruins. Our service will start from Molo Beverello (first bus stop/pick-up point) then following Via Monteoliveto, Via Toledo, Via Medina, Via San Carlo, Piazza Bovio & Corso Lucci, till the last one in Via Ferraris. Our bus will pick-up our passenger from the first stop in Molo Beverello till the last stop in Via Ferraris as per scheduled timing. Molo Beverello: 8:30 - 9:30 - 10:30 Via Monteoliveto: 8:40 - 9:40 - 10:40 Via Toledo: 8:45 - 9:45 - 10:45 Via Medina: 8:50 - 9:50 - 10:50 Via San Carlo: 8:55 - 9:55 - 10:55 Piazza Movio: 9:05 - 10:05 - 11:05 Corso Lucci: 9:15 - 10:15 - 11:15 Via Ferraris: 9:20 - 10:20 - 11:20 The bus will then guide you at Via Plinio Stop in Herculaneum. From the same stop, you will pick-up the bus to come back to Naples (return available at 13:50- 15:20- 16:50). Afterwards, the travelers will be picked up to return to Naples: From Pompei to Naples: 13:50 - 15:20 - 16:50 For any information or emergency call the number +39 3497060907

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4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

The virtual museum is certainly a useful experience, before tackling the archaeological site. The guide's story, full of curiosities and interesting anecdotes, together with effective technological tools, involves and helps to get to know this extraordinary and unfortunate people better. Highly recommended!