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This museum houses one of Italy's best collections of Etruscan artifacts.
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Via Don Giovanni Minzoni 15, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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+39 0588 86347
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing museum (one of the most interesting I’ve visited) but you need the audio guide (€3) to really appreciate it unless you’re an expert on the Etruscans. There is very little info in the museum and without the guide you’d just think...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything you ever wanted to know about etruscan art is housed in this compact and nicely laid out museum. Alittle more translation would be appreciated.

Thank Graham E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many haunting exhibits inhabit this museum dedicated to the Etruscan civilisation that predated the Romans in this area. The museum could use some more labeling and explanations but, if you are in Volterra, the visit is worth it.

Thank LupulDeDorobanti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must see stop in Volterra to learn about the founders of the town. Great collection of Etruscan art, and a huge collection of urns, which were such a beautiful way to remember and hold the remains of their loved ones. Great place to start, especially...More

Thank cfrenchko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Etruscans in this area left behind alabaster and terracotta cinerary urns with lovely statues of the deceased on the lid, many of them of women who apparently had a high status in their society, and this museum has more than 600 of them. The...More

Thank AlexFromJerusalem
Reviewed July 2, 2018

There are far too many funerary urns for the average visitor to appreciate - walls and walls, room after room. We looked at the heavily carved urns then carried on to look at other objects, including some wonderful gold jewellery. I think you would need...More

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed June 8, 2018

If you want to see about a thousand boxes for burying the ashes of dead Etruscans this is the place to go. However, I got tired of seeing so many. There are a few other artifacts to be seen, and it they worth seeing. If...More

Thank Henry D
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I found this museum very interesting and suitable for a visit with small kids. A pleasant surprise, a place with nice history.

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

It is still quite a myth where the Etruscans came from. This museum house a large collection of artifact related to the culture since Volterra was a very important Etruscan town.

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed May 12, 2018

I agree with the previous negative and neutral comments that this museum needs an overhaul. The labels don’t match, are not in appropriate order and, the audioguide has gaps. However, like most of us who have heard about Etruscans and struggle to remember who they...More

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