Messina and its Museums

Alfredo TrimarchiArt and Museums, History and Culture, Messina

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Tour Messina and its Museums

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Messina what to see? Visit Messina leaving from the historic center: the first stop is scheduled at the Regional Museum where beautiful masterpieces are on display, among them “Resurrezione di Lazzaro” and “Adorazione dei Pastori” by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and two of the most important masterpieces of Antonello da Messina: the “Polittico di San Gregorio” and the “Madonna col
Bambino”. Among the other Messina tourist attarctions to include in the list of
Messina what to see and second stop of the tour is the Museum of the 20th Century housed in the anti-air gallery realised by the War Ministry in 1940. The guided tour continues with the visit to the Mount of Pity, realised in 1619, which still today can be admired in all its glory; then the visit continues to the Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery of the Metropolitan City of Messina; the last stop of the tour is to the Museum of Rare and Ancient weapons, a significant selection of heirlooms exposed in the welcoming locals of the city of Messina specially equipped for it.

Terms of purchase

Booking with payment by bank transfer or online.
The following supplements are required for private tours only:
1 participant: 100% of the fee
2 participants: € 25.00 per person
3 participants: € 15.00 per person

Cancellation Policy

Discover Messina Travel reserves the right to cancel the tour, not later than seven days before the chosen date, only in case of failure to achieve a number of 4 participants. In that case we will refund the complete amount within 24 hours from the notification of cancellation communicated by e- mail.
In case of annulment of the excursion by the customer not later than 24 hours previous to the chosen date for the tour the entire amount will be refunded.
If the tour will be annulled 24 hours before the date of the excursion to the customer it will be deducted 30% of the amount.


What to bring:
Identity card, camera and video camera. Cash and credit card, sunglasses and sunscreen.

What to wear:
Swimsuit, light shoes, comfortable and thin clothing, a hat. Change of clothes (optional).

What to eat:
Discovering Sicily with us, means also experiencing flavours, trying local products, typical dishe: and real delicacies.
Book your tasting experience with our Sicilian Flavours: Spaghetti/Pizza or salted and sweet typical products.

What to buy:
To live in the best way possible your experience in Sicily purchase the DISCOVER MESSINA SICILY kit. Beside the gadgets you will have also our backpack for your tour and also a hat that will protect you from the sun.
Book now and you will receive it at the moment of your tour departure.



Planning Details
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  • Service active all year
  • 5 Hours
  • End point: Returns to original departure location
Included in the price
  • Transport by air-conditioned bus
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Live commentary on board
  • Discover Messina Travel Assistance
  • Liability Insurance
  • Entrance ticket to the Regional museum of Messina
  • Entrance ticket to the Museum “Messina in the 20th century”
  • Entrance ticket to the palace of Mountain of mercy
  • Entrance ticket to the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary art
  • Entrance ticket to the Museum of Rare and ancient weapons
Excluded from the price
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Tips and personal extra
  • What is not being specified in “Included in the price”
Additional information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers.
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide.
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if the minimum number of passengers is not reached (4 people) to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Meals and drinks not included.
  • Cellular number required.

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