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Museo Archeologico di Siena

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More than I Expected

I really enjoyed this museum which contains many artefacts that there is no room for in the Duomo... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
JeanChippenham
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A must visit

This was an amazing find and although I went ‘ho hum another museum’ I’m glad my friends encouraged... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
UrbanDrifter
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The Musea Archeologico is definitely worth visiting in association with il Duomo. It is possible to purchase an inclusive ticket for 12 euros which is good value for seeing such captivating statues and other artefacts. Many are by Giovani Pisano dating from 1248 to 1314...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

**about 50% of the rooms on the map are closed - Very poor lighting with very few worthwhile pottery pieces. Some Roman eroded/damaged marble cremation internment urns and containers - basically for school field trips

1  Thank David-3083-1138
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

One of the best museums I have seen. Interesting interactive displays set out in a beautiful building

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

I liked learning more about the history and people of Siena, I would recommend this to anyone who likes history or just learning new things.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I really enjoyed this museum which contains many artefacts that there is no room for in the Duomo. There is a startlingly beautiful stained glass rose window removed during World War II. I've no idea why it was not replaced afterwards. There are lots of...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing find and although I went ‘ho hum another museum’ I’m glad my friends encouraged me to visit. There are some stunning sculptures and artworks here but alas I didn’t find it disabled friendly. There were a few students life drawing but...More

Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Not a must see, but if you are into museums then worth it. The outside structures and architecture is what Siena is all about.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Came here to see the old hospital but found ourselves lost amongst the old artefacts in the museum. You get an audio guide for free, but check it works we had to return twice!! The museum/hospital is badly signed so you have no idea where...More

Thank kim964
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One relaxed place to go to and feel the old treasures and history of Siena. Paintings, architecture, sculptures... its all there. The relaxed way things are on display give the welcome feeling of intimacy.

Thank Eric E
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The museum was interesting in parts. Seemed to be displays being rearranged or set up. The section about the recent earthquake in Umbria was very interesting

Thank barbaradtaylor
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a must for any visitor to Siena. Extraordinary. A class act of a museum. I take groups to Siena and this is always at the top of the list. No one is ever disappointed in Museo Archeologico.

Thank milesfish
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I didnt find this to interesting, thought it was boring.... but we stumbled upon it, and thought we are here , why not!! thumbs down

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