Museum to visit

Museum to visit

Alghero has not only beautiful sea beaches, natural parks or historical point of interest, but there are museums where to discover much more of the history of this special town.

Below you find a list with the google address (click and get direction), opening times and prices, check the offer of bundle tickets for saving money. 

Museum in town

City Archeological Museum

Description: The City Archaeological Museum – houses the oldest evidence of human habitation in the area, from the protohistoric period to the Nuragic era and Phoenician and Roman times.

The exhibition focuses on three things that are of particularly significance for Alghero and the surrounding area: the sea, local lifestyle, religion.

The museum is located on Via Carlo Alberto, in the heart of the old city.

It is housed in a building that was recently restored, having once been the site of a monastery complex connected to the Church of San Michele.

Address: Via Carlo Alberto 72, Alghero tel.+39079980729   https://goo.gl/maps/ejtzCy3DynX47xUM6

Museum Casa Manno

Description: The Museum Casa Manno, situated in the oldest historic centre nucleus, in the neighbourhood Pou Salit (salted well) and Santa Maria cathedral, is an historical narrative of the Sardinian people reminisced through the life of Giuseppe Manno, the great historian of Alghero.

SINGLE TICKET € 5 – 

REDUCED-PRICE TICKETS € 4 Young ticket: for young people from 14 to 18

FAMILY TICKET

Full-price adult ticket for two parents and free entry for up to three children (up to age 14).

A reduced-price ticket must be bought for each child beyond the first three.

The Family ticket is valid for all the museums, exhibitions and towers except for large exhibitions and Neptune’s Grotto, for which special Family Days will be organised with special offers.

Address: Via Santa Barbara, 22 Alghero https://goo.gl/maps/Bv6d4bkWXgAsEr3z9

Website: casamanno.it

MASE Museo Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

Address: Via Porto Conte, 07041 Maristella https://goo.gl/maps/f6vE2HucjeXJzz8FA

This is a new museum set up at the New Tower of Porto Conte, dedicated to the author of the famous novel “The Little Prince”.A fascinating journey through the life and works of the aviator-writer, to discover his particular relationship with the people and places of the Porto Conte Park.

Opening & Tickets

Winter hours: from Friday to Sunday, from 10 to 16.

Entrance: € 5 adults | children under 12 years free Family Ticket: € 10 two adults and all children.

For more information: 329/5658813

Coral Museum 

Address: Via XX Settembre, 8, 07041 Alghero https://g.page/museo-del-corallo-di-alghero?share

Phone: +3979979054

The Museo del Corallo (The Coral Museum) is located inside a Liberty-style villa and shows the history of our Mediterranean Sea through the main resources of the territory, the “Corallium Rubrum’.A fascinating voyage through the marine ecosystem, within the history of this precious living organism, an immersion into the sea surrounding the City, a sea which has contributed much and continues to give abundantly to its people.

OPENING HOURS from January to March

from 10.30 to 13.00> Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday – Sunday

from 16.00 to 18.30> Monday – Wednesday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday

SINGLE TICKET € 5 

REDUCED-PRICE TICKETS € 4 Young ticket: for young people from 14 to 18 

FAMILY TICKET

Full-price adult ticket for two parents and free entry for up to three children (up to age 14).

A reduced-price ticket must be bought for each child beyond the first three.

The Family ticket is valid for all the museums, exhibitions and towers except for large exhibitions and Neptune’s Grotto, for which special Family Days will be organised with special offers.

The Diocesean Museum of Sacred Art

Address: Piazza Duomo, 1, 07041 Alghero  https://goo.gl/maps/dca6LdHHAg4oqKq3A

Phone:+3979 973 3041

It is located in the ancient Rosario church in the heart of the historical centre, conserves and exhibits the treasures of the Cathedral and the historical churches of the city.

The collection of silver, wooden sculptures and paintings document the long evolution over the centuries of cultural and religious life, as well as the ingenuity of man. It also makes these treasures accessible to the tourist and traveler by proposing an itinerary in which the value of history of a community nestled within its territory and open to other towns in Italy and along the Mediterranean.

OPENING From Friday 17 January 2020 in the afternoon, from 16:30 to 19:00 – until Sunday 29 March:

Monday and Thursday 10: 30-13: 00

Friday and Sunday 16.30-19.00

Saturday 10.30-13.00 / 16: 30-19: 00

Tuesday and Wednesday by reservation only

BELL OF THE CATHEDRAL Monday to Friday 11am – 1.30pm / 4.00pm-6.30pm

in the last week of October (28-31) we plan to open only in the morning from 10.30 to 13.30

As usual, the bell tower openings are subject to variations due to unforeseen liturgical celebrations and adverse weather conditions.

Info tickets Adult 4,00 euro

Reduced Price ticket (under 18 e over 65) 3,00 euro

Family (2 adult e 2 young) 12,00 euro

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