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Capua Gladiator Museum
- Capua Gladiator Museum
- Alt Name:
- Ancient Rome
- Santa Maria Capua Vetere
- Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Napoli,
- Campania Amphitheatre, Capua Archaeological Museum,
Capua Gladiator Museum history
The Gladiator Museum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere is a small museum exploring the history of the adjacent Campania Amphitheatre, including exhibitions of dioramas showing how it would have looked at its peak and also original artefacts found at the site itself including gladiatorial weapons.
Comprised of two rooms, the Gladiator Museum also houses fragments which decorated Campania Amphitheatre such as arches and inscriptions. Given that Campania Amphitheatre is now a shadow of its former self, it is definitely worth visiting the Gladiator Museum, if only to get a sense of its true grandeur, especially since the entry ticket for both sites is combined.
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Address: Piazza Adriano, 81055 Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Campania
Phone: +39 0823 798864
Directions to Capua Gladiator Museum :
The Gladiator Museum is located with Campania Amphitheatre, in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, which is just south of modern Capua. Train services go from Naples and Caserta to S. Maria Capua Vetere station (Trenitalia) and the station is walking distance from the amphitheatre.
Capua Gladiator Museum opening times and ticket prices:
Open daily except Mondays, 9am-1:30pm
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