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Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Viterbo

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A jewel!

A jewel of a museum. Just large enough, very charming. Don't miss the best: the Etruscan tomb. It's... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
N6926VDinfo
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Sydney, Australia
Great exhibit of Etruscan art and artifacts from necropolis

Beautiful exhibit of Etruscan tombstones rarely exhibited in other museums. Direct bus from the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
NYCgirl5
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29 Nov 2017
“A jewel!”
27 Sep 2017
“Great exhibit of Etruscan art and artifacts from necropolis”
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Piazza della Rocca 21b, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

A jewel of a museum. Just large enough, very charming. Don't miss the best: the Etruscan tomb. It's out beyond the portico on the top floor.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Beautiful exhibit of Etruscan tombstones rarely exhibited in other museums. Direct bus from the cruise terminal for aboout 2 euros. about 35 minutes from cruise terminal. Excellent day when stopping in Civitavecchia if you want to stay local and not go to Rome. Can also...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

You get a really good insight in etruscan culture. We visited under low season, bu can imagine that this museum also works well other times, as it is a museum with a lot of space that gives you an experience of being close to the...More

Thank Per218
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This museum is below the Borghese gardens, a bit hard to find, but worth the time. The collection of Etruscan artifacts is well presented with thorough signage, and the displayed pieces are stunning. Plan to spend at least an hour viewing all of the exhibits.

Thank maryfort c
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is an extremely interesting museum based on what was left by the Etruscans, the mysterious predecessors of the Romans in this part of Italy. They were an extremely advanced race, and the area on building methods is particularly interesting

Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

It may not be the biggest or the best overall presentation of Etruscan artefacts, but this is a very well put together collection mainly from a Swedish/Italian excavation from the mid 1960's to the end of the 70's. The focus on drawing the visitor into...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I was not particularly excited by this museum. It had a lot less items on show compared to Cerveteri, Tarquinia, Chiusi, Firenze, Bologna or Villa Giulia in Rome. In fact I have to say that being such a big town Viterbo I expected much more....More

Thank Mauriziosimran
Reviewed 21 April 2016

If your interest is in the Etruscans then this museum is a must. As ever, leaflets and guides in English had run out but the explanation and information boards throughout the museum and thorough and have English translations.

Thank Hilarywears
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Don't miss also in this museum the explanation of the building of the etruscan roofs and the impressif biga with the buried horses.

Thank kameel2
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I went here the other day for my drawing class, and was very happy with the exhibit. Even though it was pouring down rain, this place was still beautiful and full of incredible history. It has been renovated many times in history, and you are...More

Thank Megan N
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