Isole Lipari

The Aeolian Archaeological Museum

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The Regional Aeolian Archaeological Museum is located on the rhyolithic rock of the Castle of Lipari, an imposing dome of volcanic formation with characteristics of natural defence.

The Museum, consisting of six pavilions, that contain respectively: the Pre-historic Section, the Epigraphical Section, the Section of the Minor Islands, the Classical Section, the Vulcanological Section, the Section of Paleontology of the Quaternary,  documents and illustrates via the collections of finds on display, the human settlements and the development of the successive civilisations in the Aeolian Archipelago, from Pre-history to the thresholds of the Modern Age.

The scientific path is facilitated by the rich and exhaustive information.

Also available for use by the public are, within the Prehistoric Section, the Section of the Minor  Islands and the Classical Section, easy access computer stations for those wanting further access points where they can conduct a more in-depht study, both on the exhibitions on display and monumental evidence of the Castle.


Regional Aeolian Archaeological Museum “Luigi Bernabò Brea”
Via del Castello – Lipari (Eolie)
Phone Number 0909880174
Opening times:
from 9 am to 7.30 pm on working days (with closing of the ticket office at 6.30 pm); from 9 am to 1.30 pm on non-working days.

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