Museum of Paestum.

The website of the National Archaeological Museum of Paestum was founded as part of a broad program of enhancement of the site of Paestum promoted by the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of the provinces of Salerno, Avellino, Benevento and Caserta.


metopeThe significance of the monuments of this site, the infinite charm of the plain where the Greeks from Sybaris, came to found a new colony with the name of Poseidon, required a care and attention in the kick off for activities not only to research and conservation but also to the promotion and dissemination of the extraordinary archaeological heritage pounding.

To this end, within this web site is possible to go through the whole exhibition of the National Archaeological Museum with the extraordinary finds and the archaeological site of Paestum with its famous monuments.

It 'also a section to the Heraion at the mouth of the Sele in which you have the ancient sanctuary of Hera and the Museum Narrante. This museum, located on the edge of the Sanctuary of Hera at the mouth of the Sele (made from very little to visitors), is designed to make it understandable to the general public a sacred place that was of great importance in antiquity but which today are visible remains meager. The story is entrusted to different tools of communication, films, three-dimensional reconstructions, video installations, sound effects.