La costa di Marciana Marina

The Civic Archeological Museum in Marciana

An array of Archeological artifacts from Elba Island

The Civic Archeological Museum in Marciana is housed in the seventeenth century Palazzo del Pretorio and is home to many fascinating archeological artifacts from Elba Island.It includes a prehistoric section, an Etruscan section, an area dedicated to the documentation of the local use of granite and a section about the many shipwrecks in the Procchio bay. Many of the most interesting archeological artifacts come from the sites of various ancient settlements on the island, such as those at Monte Giove, Madonna del Monte and the Etruscan fort at Monte Castello di Procchio.

Opening hours
Winter: Closed October-April
Summer: May-September 9:30am-12:30pm / 3pm-7pm
June-August 9:30am-12:30pm / 4pm-8pm
Closed on Mondays

Entry fee
€2,00 per person / €1,50 reduced ticket per person for groups / €1,00 per person for school groups / Free for children under 12 years / €3,00 (reduced ticket €2,00) for a ticket which includes this and all the other museums in Marciana

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Contact information
via del Pretorio 66
Marciana (Livorno)
Telephone 0565 901215 (information, bookings)
From under Monte Capanne rises this charming village, the oldest on Elba Island
Marciana is situated on the slopes of Mount Capanne on the west side of the Island of Elba at 375 meters above sea level. It is one of the most ancient settlements on the island, its foundations dating back to 35 BC. The Archaeological Museum in Marciana gives evidence to its very ancient past. The vegetation is rich: there are ilexes, pine and chestnut trees. ...