The Museum Exhibition consists of two floors and includes 8 rooms
furnisched with many glass cases.
The Museum shows the most important archaeological placet of the
territori, which is composed by the XVIII Comunità Montana
and the several Municipalities (from Sardara to Monastir, near
The cultural way of the Museum begins with a didactic room, which
gives to the visitors the right informations to know and understand
the structure of the Museum: it explains the basic techniques of
stone’s and ceramic’s manufacturing and gives historical
and chronological informations about Prehistoric Age and Late Medieval
In two special show cases are showed a panorama of potteries (
dating from the Neolithic Age).
The 2nd room of the Museum is dedicated to the Pre-Nuragic place
of Sant’Anastasia, situated in the urban district of Sardara.
In the 2nd room are showed the important ancient objects of the
Pit-Temple and the Pre-Nuragic place, which are called after the
The Church was built in Middle Age.
The ancient objects are illustrated by using esplicative panels
and pictures. It’s easy to know their archaeological locations.
The panels explain the history and the planimetry of the funeral
area (I A.C. – III B.C.).
There are also interesting captions, which illustrate the archaeological
objects of the grave, the histological testings of the inhumed
bodies and the food offering discovered in the tombs.
The 3rd and the 4th rooms are dedicated to the ancient funeral
dressing of the necropolis called Terr’e Cresia (Sardara)
and to the technique of inhumation and incineration.
The 5th room shows the archaeological panorama of Sardara: many
important findings – the rare nuragic bronze bowmen – and
the planimetry of the beautiful archaeological placet.
The 6th room is the late medieval section of the museum. It is
dedicated to the Castello di Monreale, a turreted castle with its
The most significant and valuable objects come from the excavations
near the castle: majolicas and potteries from Spain, peninsular
Italy and Africa; the local products like clay goods, bone and
The museum tells the daily past life of the castle through important
daily objects: pins; bronze thimbles; buttons; dice; musical instruments;
a cork tray; coins; carpenter nails; buckles; weapons and antique
The show case of the medieval room shows a fictitious work-room,
which explains to the visitors the make of building materials:
bricks, terra-cotta draining pipes.
The visitors can enjoy the different phases of the manufacturing:
the clay quarry; the depuration of the material; the setting of
the clay into the medieval mould and the drying and the baking
of the product.
The 7th and 8th rooms show important historical and prehistoric
objects of the XVIII Comunità Montana and the State Street
nr. 131 (S.S. 131): the prehistoric witness of Padru Jossu (Sanluri),
S. Antonio (Serrenti) and S. Sperate. There are also the precious “ex-voto” of
the ancient Neapolis (Guspini).
The museum has a tactile way for blind people, children and for
anyone who is unable to use all of five senses.
The tactile way guides the visitors in visiting the museum: objects
to touch, braille panels and audioguides illustrate all the museum.
Sala II) cArea archeologica S.
Sala III) Necropoli Terr'e Cresia
|Vetrina 1 - 2
Vetrina 3 - 4 - 5 - 6
Vetrina 7 - 8 - 9
Necropoli Terr'e Cresia
Sala V) cccNecropoli Terr'e Cresia
del territorio di Sardara
Sala VI) ccCastello di Monreale
Sala VII) cSiti sulla 131 tra Sardara
Sala VIII) Siti sulla 131 tra Sardara e S.Sperate
sulla XVIII Comunità montana
|Vetrina 10 -
11 - 27
Vetrina 13 - 14 - 15
Vetrina 16 - 17 - 18 - 19
Vetrina 20 - 21 - 22
Vetrina 23 - 24 - 25
Winter: 9:00 – 13:00 / 16:00 – 19:00
Summer (June-September): 9:00 – 13:00 / 17:00 – 20:00