Mozia (Mothia) | Fondazione Whitaker

Welcome to Mozia

Ancient Phoenician colony on the island of San Pantaleo in the Stagnone Nature Reserve in Marsala, among the most important archaeological sites in the world.

The G. Whitaker Foundation informs that, in compliance with health protection requirements, the isle of Mozia with the adjoining Archaeological Museum is open to the public everyday.

Opening times

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Entry tickets

adults €9 - students €6 (including entrance to the museum)

The island

At the northwestern tip of Sicily, almost in front of Marsala, the sea forms a lagoon called Stagnone bordered to the west by the Isola Lunga and to the east by the Sicilian coast. The island of San Pantaleo, site of the Phoenician colony of Mozia (Mothia), stands in the middle of the lagoon.

The Island

At the northwestern tip of Sicily, almost in front of Marsala, the sea forms a lagoon called Stagnone bordered to the west by the Isola Lunga and to the east by the Sicilian coast. The island of San Pantaleo, site of the Phoenician colony of Mozia, stands in the middle of the lagoon.

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Whitaker Museum

The museum of Mozia, entitled to Giuseppe Whitaker, is located in a building that was his residence on the island. It includes artifacts from historical Whitaker Collection and from the excavations carried out by the Superintendence of Western Sicily (later Superintendence of Trapani), La Sapienza university in Rome, University of Leeds, University of Palermo, the C.N.R. and University of Bologna.

Whitaker Museum

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The museum of Mozia, entitled to Giuseppe Whitaker, is located in a building that was his residence on the island. It includes artifacts from historical Whitaker Collection and from the excavations carried out by the Superintendence of Western Sicily (later Superintendence of Trapani), La Sapienza university in Rome, University of Leeds, University of Palermo, the C.N.R. and University of Bologna.

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About Mozia

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A Mozia si raccoglie il Grillo

A Mozia si raccoglie il Grillo, una varietà storicamente legata a questo territorio sin dalle sue origini. I nostri vigneti, custoditi dalla famiglia Tasca d’Almerita, vengono faticosamente vendemmiati a mano e le uve trasportate in cassetta attraverso lo Stagnone su barche … Read More

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“Cracking Art. Stories” 20 lug – 11 sett a Trapani e a Mozia

Dopo il successo di “Cracking Art. Stories” a Palermo, dal 20 luglio fino all’11 settembre la mostra si sposta a Trapani e a Mozia. La natura nella Natura. Una nuova vita e una nuova atmosfera s’impossessano del verde attraverso l’apparizione … Read More

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Tre anni in Sicilia senza Sebastiano Tusa

Giovedì 10 marzo 2022 si celebra nell’Isola la “Giornata dei Beni culturali siciliani”, dedicata alla memoria di Sebastiano Tusa: grande archeologo e docente, autorevole assessore regionale dei Beni culturali. Ambasciatore della cultura nel mondo. Sebastiano Tusa è tragicamente scomparso tre … Read More

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Refreshment area

After exploring island and museum, it’s possible take refreshments at the Caffè Delia in Mozia, in the shade of leafy trees, enjoying a drink, a slushie or the typical pane cunzato.

Refreshment area

After exploring island and museum, it’s possible take refreshments at the Caffè Delia in Mozia, in the shade of leafy trees, enjoying a drink, a slushie or the typical pane cunzato.

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