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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Address: Via Porsenna, 93, 53043, Chiusi, Italy
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+39 0578 20177

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The best etruscan museum!

This museum gives you a very good picture of the etruscans, those so interesting ancient people. The museum is not too big but ccontains a very good collection of vases, statues... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Espoo, Finland
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Espoo, Finland
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

This museum gives you a very good picture of the etruscans, those so interesting ancient people. The museum is not too big but ccontains a very good collection of vases, statues, household goods, jewellery etc. not forgetting the burial artefacts.

Thank marjaterttu2016
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very nice cozy museum chiefly on one floor (and smaller basement) full of ancient Etruscan artifacts, also of interest for the visual confrontation you can have between Greek vases and Etruscan rip offs....along with many unique pieces like fibulaes, ear rings, mirrors of the era, tomb urn, gravestones.... amazing! I suspect this museum might be the most comprehensive of its... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We traveled to Chiusi to return a rental and then catch the train, but arrived a day early and found Chiusi most delightful. The Museo Archeologico Nazionale contained artifacts unique to the area. Made us realize just how much must be still buried throughout Italy.

Thank Delores_2468
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Lots of Etruscan objects, good English language guides and texts, excursions to Etruscan necropolises and other archaeological sites

Thank paddy_oo
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Tuscans pride themselves about their Etruscan origins and the museum is surely well worth visiting. As Tuscany is rich in medieval and renaissance edifices (e.g. Siena, Florence) visitors should not miss the ancient times. The museum has a wealth of displays of this ancient civilization with common elements to ancient Greece. Fortunately we had a good local guide to pace... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

In the quiet of Chiusi there is this excellent museum with a vast array of exhibits concerning the life and death of Etruscans, from c. 7th century BC to 3rd century. Exceptional sculpted heads, animals, and funerary monuments with family groups.

Thank Diago_34
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you go crazy for Etruscan art, pottery and other items, then you will love this museum. Despite Chiusi being a small town it has an incredible richness of artifacts from Etruscan, Greek and Roman times. No more than an hour is normally needed for the average person. Don't forget to see the Museo Civico La Città Sotterranea with the... More 

Thank Mauriziosimran
Paciano, Italy
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Chiusi is so lucky to have the museum. It's a treasure. The exhibits, covering the period from the days of the early Etruscans through the coming of the Roman Empire. The exhibits are clear, well arranged and descriptive. The collection material varies widely, illustrating the sophisticated culture of the Etruscans. This museum make a visit to Chiusi with the trip.... More 

Thank bbinder
Hammondsport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This was a fabulous little museum filled with Etruscan artifacts. It was very well curated. Most of the exhibits had English cards as well as Italian cards which was very helpful. There's a lovely mosaic downstairs. I left with a renewed interest in the Etruscans.

Thank Julie H
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Well curated and presented museum with a comrehensive Etruscan display - one of the best of the small archaeoligical museums we visited in search of the Etruscans. Necropolis visits must be booked here but beware booking in advance is essential as one school party can take uo an entire day's allocation of visitors. Staff were not particularly helpful when we... More 

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