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27/08/2022
ore: 21:00 - 23:00

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Arsenali Medicei
Lungarno Ranieri Simonelli, 14
Pisa


The following extraordinary openings of the Museum of the Ancient Ships of Pisa are planned in July and August:

Saturday 9 and Friday 22 July and Friday 12 and Saturday 27 August, evening openings until 11 p.m. at the Museo delle Navi Antiche in Pisa.
Possibility of a guided tour at 9 p.m. and admission for all at €5.
On 22 July, as part of the Nights of Archaeology, Escape Room at the Museum, an opportunity to discover the Pisa Museum of Ancient Ships while having fun.

The promotional price entrance applies from 8 p.m. onwards. The activities are chargeable (guided tour 6 euros per person, in addition to the entrance fee) and must be booked in advance.


In 1998, during work at the Pisa San Rossore station, an impressive series of shipwrecks emerged at a depth of about three meters
. It was opened a large excavation site, concluded in 2016, which returned about thirty vessels of the Roman era and thousands of ceramic fragments, glass, metals, organic material.

The laborious work of archaeologists and restorers has recomposed the mosaic of a long history, made of trades and sailors, navigations and routes, daily life on board and shipwrecks. The archaeological excavation has allowed the discovery of a large quantity of wooden objects, which have been preserved because they were soaked in water.


 

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