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The Civic Archaeological Museum of Bologna is located in the heart of the city, inside Palazzo Galvani, close to Piazza Maggiore and the Church of San Petronio. The first construction of this building dated back to the XV century. Modifications and...more
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Because these works require close-up attention to all the fascinating details, we only managed half of the Hokusai show in London. Exhaustion set in, so we were surprised and delighted to have an opportunity to continue. It has all the famous prints, 36 views of...More
When we attended, only the ancient Egyptian area was open. We were warned.
Minimal explanation of exhibits are offered in English. For me, this provided an opportunity to read some Italian and to test my own powers of observation. However, it became frustrating after awhile....More
Much of this was undergoing renovations so the main sections were off limits & you have to be content with the Egyptian displays which anyone who has seen the Tutankhamun exhibition will probably find boring we did!!
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I came here to see the Egyptian Collection and for 3 euros your in for a treat. Some of the museum floors are closed for restoration but the basement which houses the Egyptian Artifacts is still open. Very well set out although most labels are...More
The Etruscan and Roman rooms were closed when I went there due to some constructions and repairing. However the Egyptian room was opened. They have a huge collection with mummies and sarcophagus, papyrus and sculptures. It was highly worth going and the entrance fee was...More
In Italy, you get used to: roman artefacts are just a litter on streets - you walk through Rome, trip over some rock and find out it is not a rock, it is a nose of a statue of Marcus Aurelius, but whatever... Medieval things...More
The museum is right opposite St Peter’s Cathedral and Neptune’s Fountain. The museum is much larger than the building appears. Our young child was really interested and helped as an incentive of seeing another “monument and church”!
Near the Basilica of San Petronio, at the heart of the city, you’ll find the Archeological City Museum. What an interesting museum – this gives you a fantastic insight into the history of the city throughout the ages. There is a little bit of everything...More