Ignazio Cerio Museum
Millions of years of history
Geology and Palaeontology
Prehistory and Protohistory
The Biology Exhibit boast numerous animal organisms, both marine and terrestrial. Visitors have the impression they are entering a Gabinetto di Antichità (Cabinet of Antiquities), organized according to the criteria of nineteenth century collecting. In the vertebrate section, the animal symbolic of the island of Capri is on exhibit: the blue-tinted lizard, a spectacular example of insular syndrome, which still inhabits the Faraglioni rocks respectively known as “di mezzo” and “di fuori”.
Terrace with a view over the square in Capri
The Ignazio Cerio Museum, overlooking the Square of Capri, houses fossil, mineral, prehistoric, classical archaeology finds, as well as those related to the island’s fauna and flora.
Mondays – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays and Saturdays – 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays and holidays – closed
For the exhibition “Ceremoniale” by Eugenio Giliberti, visitable at Palazzo Vanalesti until September 15, 2017, the Cerio Museum will be open exceptionally also Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Full price – 2,50 €
Reduced – 1,00 €, ages 18 to 25
Free – Capri residents, children and young adults under the age of 18, tour guides with licenses, Ministry personnel, I.C.O.M. members, journalists with their press documents.
- The Museum ticket office closes 15 minutes before closing time.
- La visita guidata si può prenotare telefonicamente al (+39) 8018376681 (da martedì a sabato, dalle 12:00 alle 16:00), oppure inviando un’email all’indirizzo email@example.com.
- I gruppi di massimo 25 persone possono prenotare la visita al Museo con drink in terrazza – cliccare qui per i dettagli.
- Il Museo non è accessibile a disabili.