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Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense, Tarquinia

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Explore an archeological museum dedicated to the Etruscan civilization (the civilization that prefigured the Romans) when you visit Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense. The collection consisting mainly of artifacts excavated locally from the Necropolis of Monterozzi. On the ground floor, you will find sarcophagi, as well as other stone artifacts from the 4th century BCE, displayed in chronological order. The next floor holds pottery from the Villanovan culture, Etruscan pottery called bucchero, and imported pottery from Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, and Ancient Greece. There is also a collection of gold coins and jewelry. Head up to the top floor to enjoy a view of the city and the countryside, see restored paintings from the tombs of the Necropolis of Monterozzi, and the hall of weapons. Put Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense and other Tarquinia attractions into our Tarquinia vacation trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Well worth a visit this museum that includes vases and Etruscan jewelry, coins, jewelry and many objects of daily use of various eras of Etruscan civilization found in the tombs, as well as some important murals unshackled from the graves themselves. The Palace itself, built by a cardinal who wanted to become Pope, it's beautiful. Awesome view from the porch across the plain and the sea.
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  • The best Museum I have visited to learn more about the Etruscan culture. Very convenient to visit the nearby Etruscan necropolis, also in order to better understand this culture.
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  • the ticket also includes access to the necropolis of Monterozzi ... the property is well kept and the upper floors will discover the roofs of the old town and down to the sea ...
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  • Definitely a must-see along with the Monterozzi necropolis
  • This museum has all about Etruria. Some areas are full of objects put here and there... Some others are almost empty!?! Anyway, it's worth to visit it.
  • Wonderful exhibits in a great building. Pottery, coins, sarcophogi, and statuary. Much of this is from the Etruscan Tombs outside the city gates.
  • Good local museum. Worth a visit
  • A must for a full immersion in the Etruscan civilization. A large amount of pieces found in the nearby necropolis in excellent condition and even the reconstruction of four underground Etruscan paintings authentic mortuaries "detached" from the website and thus saved from oblivion. All inside palazzo Vitelleschi, the most beautiful historical building of Tarquinia.
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