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Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Civitavecchia

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Very Interesting Low Key Look at history

It's free and you can see history in your face. It's a small place and the people were very nice... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Bruce M
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Woodstock, Georgia
Charming small free museum

This museum houses objects found in Civitavecchia and nearby, which are well presented and with... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
377Sarah377
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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Largo Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 1, 00053, Civitavecchia, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 August 2013

If you can't get to one of the many ancient sites in the area, this is the next best thing. The collection is small, but special. There are some real finds. A trip here makes a great way to spend time before embarking or after...More

13  Thank Vikinglady2
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

This is another of Italy's ancient history museums. However I wasn't taken by it as I have been with other places that we have seen in this gorgeous country. I don't know why....perhaps because of the way the artefacts are presented, maybe because it is...More

5  Thank Ian H
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

It's free and you can see history in your face. It's a small place and the people were very nice. You can take pictures. Very quiet.

1  Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This museum houses objects found in Civitavecchia and nearby, which are well presented and with some described in English as well as Italian. There are the ‘usual’ terracotta jars, statues and votive objects: most moving were a set of gravestones mostly of men who had...More

2  Thank 377Sarah377
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Palazzo Vitelleschi os beautiful and it holds a gorgeous collection of Etruscan art, from funerary tombs and other objects to an amazing collection of ceramics. Some objects are absolutely unique. A must in a beautiful city.

1  Thank annonymus800
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The museum is easy to cover in an hour if you don't read every label. The sculptures of the horses and Mithras are well worth the modest price of admission. The selection of Etruscan sarcophagi well covers the average interested person's need to know. The...More

1  Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Fabulous place with fantastic items on display. Pottery a bit graphic in places!! Allow at least 2 hours to see everything on three floors. Lots of steps but there isa lift and stairs are designed for donkeys so very shallow ones! A must go to...More

1  Thank Marco_the_Maltabus
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Despite this city suffering extensive damage during WWII, this free museum gives a good historical overview of the region. The labeling is good, and with a small collection, museum fatigue doesn't occur.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

On the information board outside it made it sound that the museum was interesting. We did not think that it was that interesting and the English explanations were not easy to understand.It was free though.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We took the city bus from Civitavecchia to Tarquinnia. It was easy to do. The museum is quite interesting and worth an afternoon. One can also climb the hills and see some tombs in their original setting but we chose not to do that.

1  Thank baywaves
Reviewed 18 October 2016

When we visited the part of the the museum was closed. the Museum is close to the port and free. I would visit it again.

1  Thank Phil M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The museum is in a large brown stone building up a block from McDonald's which is across from Fort Michelangelo. My hubby had whipped into McDonalds to use the free Wifi, but I kept on walking up the sidewalk to do some window shopping in...More

2  Thank retireeVancouver
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