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Museo Civico Archeologico

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Magnificent Museum just off the main square

The Museo Civico Archelogico is just that, a space dedicated to the many archeological wonders from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Warren, Massachusetts
Value for money.

The minute I walk in my hotel, I was happily surprised to find a leaflet informing about the... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece
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The Civic Archaeological Museum of Bologna is located in the heart of the city, inside Palazzo Galvani, close to Piazza Maggiore and the Church of San Petronio. The first construction of this building dated back to the XV century. Modifications and...more
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Via Dell'Archiginnasio 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 275 7211
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museo Civico Archelogico is just that, a space dedicated to the many archeological wonders from Bologna's past. However, not only does the museum host a magnificent collection of artifacts and treasures, but it also has galleries dedicated to traveling exhibitions. At the time of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank redeco
Reviewed 26 January 2019

This museum apparently has a nice collection, but the way they present is is rather old fashioned - there appears not much to have happened in terms of renewing the exhibition since the 1980s or so. Too many fossils, too little context and information ...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 December 2018

The minute I walk in my hotel, I was happily surprised to find a leaflet informing about the Hokusai and Hiroshige exhibition! Rushed, on the same day. Exhibition was a delight, but we only had the chance to see the ground floor of the museum,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank doppelganger_et
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Because these works require close-up attention to all the fascinating details, we only managed half of the Hokusai show in London. Exhaustion set in, so we were surprised and delighted to have an opportunity to continue. It has all the famous prints, 36 views of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian_de_Kilburn
Reviewed 21 November 2018

When we attended, only the ancient Egyptian area was open. We were warned. Minimal explanation of exhibits are offered in English. For me, this provided an opportunity to read some Italian and to test my own powers of observation. However, it became frustrating after awhile....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jksparz
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Much of this was undergoing renovations so the main sections were off limits & you have to be content with the Egyptian displays which anyone who has seen the Tutankhamun exhibition will probably find boring we did!! Check before you go in & pay what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DeniseLock
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I came here to see the Egyptian Collection and for 3 euros your in for a treat. Some of the museum floors are closed for restoration but the basement which houses the Egyptian Artifacts is still open. Very well set out although most labels are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank taffymhd1968
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The Etruscan and Roman rooms were closed when I went there due to some constructions and repairing. However the Egyptian room was opened. They have a huge collection with mummies and sarcophagus, papyrus and sculptures. It was highly worth going and the entrance fee was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank uiarahp
Reviewed 6 August 2018

In Italy, you get used to: roman artefacts are just a litter on streets - you walk through Rome, trip over some rock and find out it is not a rock, it is a nose of a statue of Marcus Aurelius, but whatever... Medieval things...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Michal K
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This museum is nothing very special, but for the lovers of archaeology the collection provides enough beautiful artefacts to come out satisfied.

Date of experience: August 2018
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