Want to learn a lot about Etruscans? Then buy the multi-pas and get thee to this museum. You can see tools and tombs galore.
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We visited with a group and had a local guide who explained the history of the area and the importance of these urns. If you don't have a guide, I would recommend the audio tour.
To appreciate the historical importance of the Tuscany region this museum displays maps and artifacts and tombs with exciting views over the rolling landscape!
This is the worst curated museum I've ever been to, but it has really cool stuff. No labels on anything; the labels that ARE there have no English translations. Everything is mostly just numbered, as if to be curated at a later date. If you...More
Who are these people who can't spend more than 5 minutes looking at something? The museum exhibits are fantastic- certainly there are a lot of funeral urns but they are all different and fascinating and the more you look the more detail you see. Certainly...More
A facinating museum overflowing with wonderous artefacts. Rooms filled with ceramics, jewellery all found in the burial sites. One of the most important Etruscan museums in Italy.
The museum offers a nice overview of Etruscan artifacts found around Volterra. There are (too) many Etruscan urns. The daily artifacts on the top floor are of interest, as well as the small statue found. For children the museum is not so attractive.
Like the title says, the approach to the museum isn't quiet modern. No flashy designs or screens, mostly only Italian text, .... But because the shown objects were beautiful and also the palazzo was magnificient, this museum is worth the visit. Take the Volterra pas...More