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National Archaeological Museum

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Address: Piazza G. Bruno, 10 | Ex Convento S. Domenico, 06100, Perugia, Italy
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+39 075 572 7141
08:30 - 19:30
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Museum is located in very nice area. Entrence is2/4 euros. Colection is impressive - sarcofages, inscriptions, numismatic collections. Recommended.

Reviewed 25 July 2015
Krakow, Poland
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Krakow, Poland
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161 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Museum is located in very nice area. Entrence is2/4 euros. Colection is impressive - sarcofages, inscriptions, numismatic collections. Recommended.

1 Thank mojitoclassic
Perugia, Italy
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The museum is very nice in a very central place, very good conditions, nice garden and a lot to see, is medium small size, nice i recommend it.

1 Thank ExperianceForEver
Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Visited this museum as part of a trip to Perugia and included it on our Perugia City Card. The museum is in an old church/cloister and the building itself is quite beautiful. The collection, however, was not really up to what we expected. There are quite a few Etruscan funerary urns in the cloister area and one good reproduction of... More 

3 Thank lizcasha
Madison, Wisconsin
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

If you are at all interested in learning a bit about ancient civilization in Italy this is a great museum to visit. You can start with a pictorial review of prehistoric sites and finds and progress through Etruscan history into the later Roman era with amazing remnants of those civilizations. Did you know that the Etruscans were already exporting wine... More 

1 Thank Mike A
Passignano Sul Trasimeno, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

If you've any interest whatsoever in the Etruscans and/or ancient history, this is your zone for a grand total of four (4!) euros. I'm a Classics student, and have been there twice. It's not quite as fabulous as the museums in Tarquinia and Chiusi due largely to it's somewhat dated bldg - like many state-funded institutions in the current economy,... More 

2 Thank ElleSavn
Ancona, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,685 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Light, airy, spacious, with a modern feel (it was only reopened a few years ago), full of variety, with well-lit, uncluttered displays, not patronising, not intimidating, not claustrophobic, helpful and intelligent people working there, it's nearly perfect... The only possible negative is that it's a ten or fifteen minute walk from the centre. I got a taxi. The person in... More 

3 Thank ELear
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

If you are on perugia or Umbria this museum is a must visit. It is well laid out with a number of different exhibitions. My favourites were the Etruscan and prehistoric sections. The views from the museum and just to sit in the solitude of history are worth the visit alone.

4 Thank john f
Attard, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2014

While there is a lot to see at the Archeological Museum, the exhibition is at times not very interesting and a leaflet/guide book would have been very helpful. At least, the information about the objects being exhibited should have been available also in English not just Italian throughout.

2 Thank SPisani
Copenhagen, Denmark
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

If you are just a little interested in history, you should go to this nice museum. It covers all ages of Perugia, but the most impressing and charming part is the Collection af etruscan artifacts - from tombstones and wagons of war, to delicate jewellery and pottery. In Rome or Firenze this museum would be crowded, but here in Perugia... More 

3 Thank Annelise L
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Hard to find parking and a climb to get there. but interesting artifacts and displays. Not enough English handouts.

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