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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Address: Via XX settembre, 122, Ferrara, Italy
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Some unique items

If you compare this museum to other archeological museums, it has a lot of special stuff to offer. While most such museums will show stone and bronze tools from the corresponding... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you compare this museum to other archeological museums, it has a lot of special stuff to offer. While most such museums will show stone and bronze tools from the corresponding ages, and maybe a few items utensils from medieval times, this museum has four superb collections: First there is a collection of items from Spina, a Greek trading post... More 

1 Thank RHAHJ
St. Ives, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were lucky to find it open and free on New Years day. Excellent exhibits from ancient greece in excellent condition. Adorable maze garden was nice to explore. Easy walk from town centre.

Thank June C
Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought? This museum has the largest and best collection of Etruscan artifacts in the world! Pots, necropolis, jewelry, maps, boats and visual presentations of Spina from 450 BC. Don't miss it!

1 Thank Sheila M
Haworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had no concept of the history of the area and the tremendous Etruscan heritage of the area. An amazing collection of artifacts well presented and explained. A real treasure of a place. Highly recommended.

Thank jackharrybill
San Francisco Bay Area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Ferrara has a rich and deep archaeological history that is beautifully presented in this fine museum.

Thank Voyager028
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Got free entry here with our my €10 2 day FE card. The building is lovely as well as the garden. There was a lovely room with a painted ceiling and lots of interesting exhibitions including from Spina which I had never heard of.

Thank Willie2000
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

There is. And extraordinary range of ancient surround mix to be found in this Museum. However another wonderful thing about it is the surroundings and the garden make sure you get a MyFe card which includes the entry cost. It's a bit out of town so this is one that you may like to visit by bicycle.

Thank ozzie5melbourne
Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great example of National Archaeological Museum! The latest restoration of the building and of the exposition system has out into light excellent collections! Take a look also at the Early Medieval monoxylon boats!

Thank giovibucci
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

I'm giving this five stars because it's a smaller museum that tries so hard and I think I was the only one in it at the time. If you're going to Ferrara, you might as well get the MyFe pass and this is included in it. It starts out incorporating modern technology with historic artifacts and then mostly sticks to... More 

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

A superlative collection of archaeological finds, including some stunning gold pieces. Well presented and with explanations in English, too, it is an interesting place to visit. The gardens are well-maintained and pleasant to sit in, although the fact that there is no cafe (there is only a vending machine!) means that you can't enjoy the garden with a drink.

Thank BethanyLincs

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