COAST & IS­LANDS

Where Naples Coast & Islands - - MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS -

MUSEO ARSENALE DI AMALFI. The Arsenale was the naval ship­yard of the an­cient repub­lic of Amalfi (from 1059 on­wards). It still re­tains its orig­i­nal struc­tures in­tact and, to­day, is the only ship­yard of the pe­riod that can be vis­ited in the Mediter­ranean area. Largo Ce­sareo Con­sole, 3, Amalfi. T: 089871170 www. museoarse­nalea­malfi.it MUSEO CASA ROSSA. Sit­u­ated in the his­toric cen­tre of Anacapri, it houses a rich com­mu­nal col­lec­tion of 19th cen­tury paint­ings, an ex­cur­sus into the places that have made Capri fa­mous through­out the world thanks to the art­works cre­ated by the count­less artists who vis­ited the Is­land dur­ing that pe­riod. Via Giuseppe Or­landi, 78, Anacapri. T: 0818382193 MUSEO COR­REALE DI TERRANOVA. A splen­did dwelling dec­o­rated like an an­cient noble res­i­dence, fea­tur­ing mag­nif­i­cent fur­ni­ture, re­fined Euro­pean and Ori­en­tal porce­lains and rare Neapoli­tan and for­eign paint­ings. Via Cor­reale, 50, Sor­rento. T: 0818781846 www. museo­cor­reale.it MUSEO DEL CEN­TRO CAPRESE IG­NAZIO CE­RIO. It of­fers vis­i­tors a chance to learn more about the ori­gins of Capri and the fos­sils found in its rocks. Pi­azzetta Ig­nazio Ce­rio, 5, Capri. T: 0818376681 www. cen­tro­caprense.org MUSEO DEL CONTADINO. Sit­u­ated in the hilly dis­trict of Panza, it is ded­i­cated to the tools and life­styles of peas­ant so­ci­ety. Via Mario D’Ambra, 16, Fo­rio, Ischia. T: 081907246 www.dambravini.com MUSEO DELLA CARTA. A place where ev­ery­thing re­gard­ing the an­cient art of hand­crafted pa­per in Amalfi is dis­sem­i­nated, di­vulged and doc­u­mented. Via delle Cartiere, 23, Amalfi. T: 0898304561 www.museodel­lacarta.it MUSEO DELLA TARSIA LIGNEA. An orig­i­nal mu­seum cum work­shop pre­serv­ing and doc­u­ment­ing the pro­duc­tion of wooden in­lay crafted by time-hon­oured Sor­rento ar­ti­sans which also pro­motes the new con­tem­po­rary pro­duc­tion of de­sign ob­jects and fur­ni­ture. Via San Ni­cola, 28, Sor­rento. T: 0818771942 www. alessan­drofiorentinocol­lec­tion.it MUSEO DIEFENBACH. Named after the epony­mous sym­bol­ist artist to whom it pays trib­ute. The mu­seum hosts large evoca­tive paint­ings por­tray­ing a va­ri­ety of sub­jects along­side stat­ues dat­ing back to Ro­man times de­pict­ing ma­rine di­vini­ties. Via Cer­tosa, Capri. T: 0815788418 MUSEO MARTE. Four floors spread out over a sur­face area of 2,500 sq.m. A mul­ti­func­tional space that hosts ex­hi­bi­tions, cul­tural events, meet­ings per­for­mances and tast­ings. Corso Um­berto I, 137, Cava dei Tir­reni. T: 0899481133 www. mar­te­on­line.com

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