Paolo Orsi Archaeological Museum
Located in Syracuse, the Regional Archaeological Museum Paolo Orsi exhibits of rare beauty that testify to the history of Sicily, from prehistoric times to the Roman. The museum, which also appears as one of the major archaeological museums in Europe, is divided into three sectors, while the central part is dedicated to the history of the museum briefly introduce the materials exposed in individual sectors. Ciascuono sector presents findings testify that each part of the history of the island: an area dedicated to prehistory (with exposure of rocks and fossils that testify to the various forms of animal in the Quaternary), one dedicated to the Greek colonies in Sicily during the ionic and Doric and one that exhibits the sub-colonies of Syracuse. Another area, which opened in 2006, contains the remains of Hellenistic-Roman period and, within it, contains some of the most famous exhibits of the museum, such as the Venus Landolina and the Sarcophagus of Adelaide.