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“The collection of museums in town is one of the treasures of the region.”
Review of Museo Etrusco

Museo Etrusco
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 6 December 2015

In one of the squares of the City, near the municipal building, is the entrance to the museum and tower. The museum goes up several flights of stairs and in each there are some striking pieces of art. If you have the stamina, you can climb the steps to the tower to get a panoramic view of the country side and the other towers in town. There is an excellent book store as well in this building. The ticket also gives you entrance to another set of museums at the other side of the town.

The second part is a unique mix as it has an outdoor garden, a museum about the apothecaries in town, and an archeological museum. In addition, on the second floor is an extensive modern art museum. Each of the part of the museum are interesting and together form a unique find.
The 7.50 euro entrance is a bargain.

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Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is a smallish museum situated away from the town center. It is worth a visit however. There are a number of archaeological exhibits. The exhibit we stumbled upon with great pleasure was a photographic exhibit of the contemporary Italian photographer Franco Fontana which gave us new insights in how to look at the Tuscan landscape.

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Reviewed 23 June 2015

Seeing ancient artifacts is always fascinating but this is about as ancient as you can get. Its a fairly large museum and everything is marked. We really enjoyed the statues.

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

We called in here purely by accident, we looked through the doorway of the courtyard on the way back to the car park. The lady at the entrance was very helpful and happy and because we had already paid for the Torre Grande ticket our entrance was free.
There is a small ceramics display and a smaller exhibit about the medieval pharmacy - both of these have information boards in English and are excellent. The archeology museum doesn't have any English info so, other than guessing the stuff was Etruscan, I'm none the wiser!
The first floor had a modern art exhibit which was very different. Certainly some interesting pieces there.
Outside there is a lovely seating area and herb garden too.

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

My wife and I spent almost two hours in this museum. What a blessing that one gentleman collected and kept al these artefacts for later generations. As an engineer by education I wondered how these craftsmen 2000 years ago managed to make all these beautiful artefacts.

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