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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

Piazza del Duomo, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 341039
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National Archaeological Museum

The museum is small but its collection of Etruscan art is very good with the artifacts coming... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Ron S
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New York City, New York
nice collection, little interpretation

There are a lot of Etruscan artifacts here, but virtually no signage and certainly not in English... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
ggold113
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The museum is small but its collection of Etruscan art is very good with the artifacts coming mostly from the local archaeological digs. The room containing frescoes from a tomb is not lit usually, so the museum staff turn the lights there you have to...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

There are a lot of Etruscan artifacts here, but virtually no signage and certainly not in English. So you wander around looking at objects at random without understanding exactly what they are. Actually a lot have dates, but not any other information, even in Italian.

Thank ggold113
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The museum has some well preserved Etruscan artifacts. Well laid out, interesting and with some English information, but, most is in Italian. My favourite was the jewellery. Included in the Carta Unica and no booking required.

1  Thank kathimacc
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This museum houses numerous specemins of Etruscan artifacts from sites around Orvieto. It must be noted that Orvieto is particularly rich in such finds. They are arranged by site of discovery. Most of the copious explanitory material is in Italian. It is, no doubt, a...More

Thank GrumpyOlDoc
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was what I discovered many years ago long before the range of calendar dates suitable for indicating the time of my visit were made available for completing this review. Nothing more complicated than that. Well preserved antiquities include Etruscan artifacts, an amphora collection, a...More

Thank GiudoLocattelli
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The vase and amphora collection as well as the Roman coin collection (priceless) is a must to see. Well protected and well displayed in glass cases.

Thank EclecticAero
Reviewed 20 November 2016

As part of the "Carta Unica", I highly recommend a visit to this museum--located next to the Duomo...very impressive collection of Etruscan items--gold, silver, bronze, sculpture, statuary, etc. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Nancy171717
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is an absolutely great place if you enjoy seeing Fresco. You can see a whole load of 500yr old (or more) wall paintings. And on the way in, you can see the builders tools used to renovate the church some years ago. So why...More

1  Thank fresh1980
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a fabulous little museum immediately adjacent to Orvieto's amazing Duomo. It houses a lovely collection of artifacts, mostly recovered from the Etruscan burial grounds at the foot of the cliffs of Orvieto. If you ask, they will take you to the rooms that...More

1  Thank Debra J
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My brother and I toured this museum and the art was a bit unusual as well as the statues. Most of, if not all the statues were of nudes.

Thank James H
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