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then this will make you very happy. Definitely get the audio guide and you'll learn a ton. Fantastic giant array of Etruscan artifacts and funerial urns ...and sculptures and the most beautiful glass. Really worth the visit.
When visiting Volterra, this museum offers a nice insight in Etruscan culture through the exhibition of many artifacts dating from that era. I did not take the audio guide, so I had to rely on my basic Italian skills to understand the signs (if there...More
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
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.
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
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
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
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