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Museo Civico Archeologico

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Great temporary exhibition of Hokusai and Hiroshige, plus the permanent prehistoric and Etruscan exhibits

Because these works require close-up attention to all the fascinating details, we only managed half... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful things!!

I came here to see the Egyptian Collection and for 3 euros your in for a treat. Some of the museum... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
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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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Via Dell'Archiginnasio 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 275 7211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian_de_Kilburn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jksparz
Reviewed 31 October 2018

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!! Check before you go in & pay what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DeniseLock
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank taffymhd1968
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank uiarahp
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This museum is nothing very special, but for the lovers of archaeology the collection provides enough beautiful artefacts to come out satisfied.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KarinS3578
Reviewed 1 July 2018

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”!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TAR100
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Miserable staff , unhelpful and rude which was a great shame. Expensive at 6 euros , and dusty and unloved

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank simonsmith
Reviewed 23 June 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lpMaggi713
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