MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, Cortona

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From Etruscan decorations to modern masterpieces, discover a series of artifacts belonging to various civilizations at MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca. Housed inside a historic 13th-century mansion, the museum celebrates the region's heritage through a collection that spreads over several floors and more than 20 display rooms. Some of the highlights of the collection are ancient artifacts--the most famous of which is the Etruscan chandelier--as well as works of some of the most important Renaissance painters, such as Luca Signorelli. Regular admission doesn't include a guided tour, but if you want one you can reserve it ahead of time via telephone or email. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca and many more Cortona attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cortona travel route planner .
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  • On the whole a good museum and a must for any trip to Cortona. The layout of rooms is thoughtful, but not all the descriptions for objects have been translated into English, and many of them could hav...  more »
  • Hidden gem ... I wasn't expecting that much I admit but instead is very rich in relics and the part about Egypt pretty comprehensive ... Only negative: distributed over several floors and rather messed up ... why has the maximum rating. Anyway to see
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  • collects testimonies from all eras, even outside the context, as the important Egyptian artefacts. well organized and attention to detail: all the exhibits are illustrated with brief descriptions.
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  • Very interesting place to visit under the palace and then you see the wall of the old town.
  • Almost a relic itself, this stately little museum holds extraordinary Etruscan treasures. The old-school layout heightens the sense of entering a museum from a 1940s movie, but it provides a thorough -- if slightly kind scattershot -- introduction to a wide array of artifacts from Etruscan world. That it is reasonably priced and uncrowded are also a plus.
  • Much bigger than you'd expect when seeing it from the outside! Definitely budget more time than you think you'll need. Worth a see though!
  • Lots of Interresting things to see inside cheap price if there is more than 4 of you at €7, we'll worth a visit if you are in cortona
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