Ragusa Museums

Ibleo regional archaeological museum and museum of embroidery


Regional archaeological museum ibleo
From the Neolithic to the Late Antiquity: collects archaeological finds of ancient settlements located in the area of ​​Dubrovnik.
Address: Via Natalelli, Ragusa

Phone: +39 0932 622963 – Fax +39 0932 622963
Hours entry: Every day, including holidays hours 9:00am to 1:30pm and 3:30pm to 7:30pm

Ticket office closes at 1.00pm and 6.30pm
Single ticket Full price: 4.00 € – Single ticket reduced: 2,00 €
Note: Ticket for entry residents in the province: 1.00 €
The museum is located near the Via Roma near the northern head of the new bridge. The venue, located on the first floor of the Palace Mediterranean, recent construction situated in the expansion area of ​​the city. Only at the end of the 60s the museum assumes the present structure, as a result of a complex restructuring. The Bronze Age, in Ragusa, you can assign a network of villages, many of which are represented exhibits. Among them, we mention the village of Castiglione, who will then again in the era protoarcaica reoccupied by natives. Particularly significant are also the villages of Monte Raci and Branco Grande. Greek archaic period in the largest settlement of our area is Camarina, a colony founded by the Greek city of Syracuse. The role of the city was strategic in the process of education for indigenous people. Moving on to the Hellenistic period, the story tells of the settlement of Scornavacche (now Chiaramonte Gulfi). The museum uses an arrangement of exhibits ordered chronologically and for topographical areas. The displays feature reconstructions faithfully replicate the excavations related to the exhibits presented. These environments evoke in the visitor the idea of ​​the use of the exhibits.
Museum Embroidery
Address: Lauria 4
Province: Chiaramonte Gulfi – Ragusa
Phone: +39 0932 711239 or +39 0932 928049

Hours Admission: Monday – Friday 8:30 to 1:30pm, Saturday 9.30 – 1.00pm and 3.30pm – 7.00pm, Sundays and holidays 9.30 – 1.00pm and 3.00pm – 6.00pm; to change according to seasonal periods.
This interesting museum is located in Chiaramonte Gulgi, about 19 km from Ragusa, precisely in Via Lauria, 4. It is worth a visit even if it is out of town, in one of the small streets near the historic steps of St John, to ‘interior of the old part of the city. In the museum you can see areas where you reconstruct, with furnishings, photographs and fantastic ancient craft tools, environments that were created by the ancient embroidery of Sicilian embroidery. The exhibition is supported by hard to find evidence of the past as a wood frame, very old curtains, tablecloths, lampshades, heads of sacred and vintage frames of the ‘700 Sicilian.