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Museo Civico Archeologico Isidoro Falchi

Piazza Vetluna, 58043 Vetulonia, Italy
+39 0564 948058
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Very Interesting!

We toured the museum, the active archaeological site down the hill, and then made the short drive... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Kathleen P
via mobile
for lovers of the Etruscans

a little museum with a good overview over the Etruscan places of the area, with changing special... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
mailY2775IX
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Gavorrano, Italy
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The Civic Archaeological Museum of Vetulonia describes the history of the territory hosting, according to a chronological-topographical order, finds from the remains of the inhabited area and the necropolis of Vetulonia, but also from the territorial area controlled by it. In the seven rooms of the museum are preserved the testimony of more than a thousand years of history of one of the capitals of the Etruscan world, from the Villanovan period to the Roman period. Extraordinary funerary objects from the orientalizing period (720 - 600 BC) , especially due to the presence of locally produced gold jewelery, testify the power and the richness of the etruscan aristocracy that has ruled the city and the territory.
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17 May 2018
“Very Interesting!”
24 Jul 2017
“for lovers of the Etruscans”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Vetluna, 58043 Vetulonia, Italy
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We toured the museum, the active archaeological site down the hill, and then made the short drive to the tombs further down (Via di Sepulcri) It was all very interesting and we learned a lot about the Etruscans. As another reviewer mentioned, it is amazing...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

a little museum with a good overview over the Etruscan places of the area, with changing special exibitions. In summer too hot.The museum is in Vetulonia, one of the impotant places of the Etruscan time near the sea (it had a port!).

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The most amazing unexpected museum with wonderful artefacts from the Bronze and Etruscan Age.very good value

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't make it to the actual museum due to time constraints but stopped at the small Etruscan city archeological site and then stopped at a handful of different Etruscan tombs scattered down the side of the hill leading out of town (via an unpaved...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

In Vetulonia not Castiglione about 30 minutes away. In the old schoolhouse and very well done showing the influence of the Etruscans on the region

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I am not a museum person but this one was fascinating We spent over an hour here looking at relics that dated back to 3 BC and further. Some of the items looked as if they had been made in modern day conditions. How they...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We took a short trip from Castiglione della Pescaia to Vetulonia on a slow afternoon. We parked by the cementery and found the museum after 2 minutes walk uphill. What a surprise to find such a well-planned and interesting museum in this small and crumbling...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

With an outstanding, enthusiastic team of young archeologists, this museum revitalizes the cultural life surrounding Vetulonia and Castiglione della Pescaia. During summer time, many cultural events are worth the detour : kid's activities (cooking etruscan, etc.), conferences for adults and many more.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

A dive in the past, in the Etruscan time... And the exceptionnal opportunity of participating in the archeological research (prior subscription at the City Hall). You can also take the kids with you in the excavations.

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Reviewed 23 April 2015

We knew nothing about the once sea bay that separeted Roselle and Vetulonia, And nothing about how they competed in importance. With every new knowledge about this people we would take our hat off and bow to them and their technical expertice! The museum is...More

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