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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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+39 0763 341039
08:30 - 19:30
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A must see for preserved antiquities

The vase and amphora collection as well as the Roman coin collection (priceless) is a must to see. Well protected and well displayed in glass cases.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2016
Brush Prairie, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The vase and amphora collection as well as the Roman coin collection (priceless) is a must to see. Well protected and well displayed in glass cases.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

As part of the "Carta Unica", I highly recommend a visit to this museum--located next to the Duomo...very impressive collection of Etruscan items--gold, silver, bronze, sculpture, statuary, etc. Definitely worth a visit!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is an absolutely great place if you enjoy seeing Fresco. You can see a whole load of 500yr old (or more) wall paintings. And on the way in, you can see the builders tools used to renovate the church some years ago. So why only 3*? There is not much there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a fabulous little museum immediately adjacent to Orvieto's amazing Duomo. It houses a lovely collection of artifacts, mostly recovered from the Etruscan burial grounds at the foot of the cliffs of Orvieto. If you ask, they will take you to the rooms that are reconstructions of two different tombs; they have moved the beautiful frescos found in these... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

My brother and I toured this museum and the art was a bit unusual as well as the statues. Most of, if not all the statues were of nudes.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

If you are a fan of the Etruscan culture, you will enjoy this museum. It is on the piazza to the right of the big cathedral and small enough to peruse along with the Museo Etrusco Claudio Faina that faces it across the piazza.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Very motivated staff and the museum has been recently refurbished and is well organised -don't miss the tomb paintings which are preserved in two rooms to the back of the first main hall. Again, empty when we visited which from the visitors' book seemed to be the case on many days. No English translations but if you know your Etruscans,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

We enjoyed our exploration...helped us to practice reading inItalian. : ). Lots of wonderful artifacts to explore. Can be linked with a visit to the Duomo on the same morning or afternoon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

A very interesting glimpse mostly on the pre-Roman Orvieto, when the Etruscans ruled, and commercial and cultural exchanges with Greece were flourishing. What is shown here only comes from tombs, as the Romans completely destroyed Orvieto after a two-year siege, but since all tombs were outside the city they were spared. Unfortunately in most locations unearthed so far the tomb... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We just didn't have enough time to study this fine collection of Etruscan and Roman artifacts. There was so much to do in Orvieto that we only delegated an hour for this museum when it deserved tow hours. The quality of the ancient pottery that they had was amazing.

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