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Museo Archeologico di Siena

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, Siena, Italy
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For the price of seeing the old hospital that served Siena for centuries, one can also visit the museum of archeology and see the Etruscan artifacts but you must be prepared... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One relaxed place to go to and feel the old treasures and history of Siena. Paintings, architecture, sculptures... its all there. The relaxed way things are on display give the welcome feeling of intimacy.

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coppell texas usa
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The museum was interesting in parts. Seemed to be displays being rearranged or set up. The section about the recent earthquake in Umbria was very interesting

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bentonville, ar
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a must for any visitor to Siena. Extraordinary. A class act of a museum. I take groups to Siena and this is always at the top of the list. No one is ever disappointed in Museo Archeologico.

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Long Island, New York
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

I didnt find this to interesting, thought it was boring.... but we stumbled upon it, and thought we are here , why not!! thumbs down

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Jubail
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

The architecture is superb. The views from the Duomo overlooking the valley make the climb worthwhile. This is one of the can't miss things to do in Siena.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We went to visit this museum with a local guide who had actually been born here when it was the hospital. The hospital was built over the underground city, most of which was medieval and built over the Roman and Etruscan cities. It really helped to have a guide to tell us the significance of many of the exhibits and... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

For the price of seeing the old hospital that served Siena for centuries, one can also visit the museum of archeology and see the Etruscan artifacts but you must be prepared wander in this miraculous old building. If necessary, just follow the uscita signs in order to find your way out!

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Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

**about 50% of the rooms on the map are closed - Very poor lighting with very few worthwhile pottery pieces. Some Roman eroded/damaged marble cremation internment urns and containers - basically for school field trips

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

If you're interested in ancient Siena, this is a great expedition (pun intended - as in archeological expedition). For 9 euros for all areas of the museum, the price is reasonable. We spent an hour before lunch and plan to return after for more. It is fascinating.

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Reviewed 4 September 2015

When visiting Sta Maria della Scala we went down to this incredible place, down in the basements. Artifacts from the Etruscans, a beautiful jewelry collection and incredible art lies in these crypts. Amazing experience.

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