Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense, Tarquinia

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. Our Tarquinia trip planner makes visiting Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense and other Tarquinia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Wonderful Archeological Museum is a must see. Go up to the third floor offers a splendid panorama.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Really recommend, superb collection of artefacts of the late Etruscan age. Present as well artifacts from the first Roman Republic but in small quantities, especially coins. Recommended
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  • August 15, 2017
    What you don't see in the necropolis resides there. Or pottery, precious tools and all of life. It would be nice to rebuild something interactive to engage even more visitors. Beautiful reconstruction of some tombs.
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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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