Isola di Mozia (Mothia) | Fondazione Whitaker

Welcome to Mozia

L’isola di Mozia è un’antica colonia fenicia sull’isola di San Pantaleo nella Riserva Naturale dello Stagnone di Marsala, fra i più importanti siti archeologici al mondo.

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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

dalle 9:00 alle 15:00

Entry tickets

adults €6 - students €5 (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, 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.

Discover Mozia

Discover Mozia

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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Il centenario di Tusa, l’Indiana Jones siciliano

La scoperta di Selinunte e del Giovinetto di Mozia: ritratto dell’archeologo le cui ceneri ora riposano nel “suo” parco. «Fermi, non scappate perchè vi debbo solo parlare. Voglio farvi una proposta: voi da domani in poi lavorerete per me, per … Read More

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Sicily off the beaten path – 16 hidden gems to visit on your trip to Sicily

Mozia is a tiny island with a rich ancient history located in Western Sicily. The excavations that took place on the island in the late 19th century showed that Mozia was, in fact, one of the first Phoenician colonies in … Read More

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La colonia fenicia di Mozia era situata “alle colonne di Ercole”

Colonne di Ercole. Negli ultimi anni ha riscosso un grande successo editoriale e mediatico l’ipotesi del giornalista Sergio Frau circa la localizzazione originale delle colonne di Ercole. Nella punta occidentale della Sicilia era posta Mozia, una colonia dei fenici di … 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

Dopo aver esplorato l’isola e il museo, a Mozia è possibile rifocillarsi presso il Caffè Delia, all’ombra di frondosi alberi, degustando una bevanda, una granita oppure il tipico pane cunzatu.

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