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Linguella Archaeological Museum

Portoferraio

Linguella Archaeological Museum

The Municipal and Archaeological Museum of Linguella will take you on a centuries-long journey through time through the exceptional artefacts found in Elba's excavations and wrecks in its sea.

Need to know

The museum is located inside the majestic Fortezza della Linguella, in the spaces that once housed the salt warehouses. The trail recounts the history of Elba from the 8th century B.C. to the Roman era, through land and underwater findings. It recounts the importance of the island in antiquity for phero and maritime trade. Finds from the 'fortresses of the high ground', the necropolis of Profico di Capoliveri, the Roman Villa delle Grotte and the Linguella are also exhibited here.
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Do not miss

Granite altar from Hadrian's age, 2nd AD.

Where it is located

Piazzale della Linguella, 5, 57037 Portoferraio LI

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