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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...more
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
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!).
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
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
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
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.
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.