The muse Archaeological Museum of Alghero is situated in a historic building in the city. The building, still known today as "ex carceretto", until recently, was also called by Algheresi Les presonetes (las prazunétas). Around 1964 the premises of the ground floor of the building were used as storage for arsenic, which together with rye and wheat, was used to fight harmful insects. On December 22, 2016, concluded the renovation and construction, was held the inauguration of the Archaeological Museum in the city. The MUSA offers a selection of the most significant finds of exposure, as full of stories to tell. Dedicated to all those who wish to discover the museum through an alternative vision. You will be guided, step by step, along a path of total immersion in the history of Alghero and its territory. From the Neolithic to the Middle Ages Post. A "taste" that respects the identity of the Museum and stresses the most characteristic aspects. The so-called "Capanna closets," definitely one of the most significant structures of the town, is part of a major urban project that highlights the presence of community environments designed in part to the production of craftsmen.