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Museo Civico Archeologico e della Collegiata

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Very interesting old artefacts. Cheap entry

Very interesting visit. Some very old artefacts. Can use an iPad for English translations. Has a... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Gwen F
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Melbourne, Australia
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Great Out of the Way Etruscan Museum on the way to Volterra

As my wife and I left Castello Di Casole to visit Volterra, we passed a sign for Casole d'Elsa... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
MartinTravelAddict
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20 Sep 2017
“Very interesting old artefacts. Cheap entry”
24 Oct 2016
“Great Out of the Way Etruscan Museum on the way to Volterra”
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The museum has two collections. The first is dedicated to Etruscan period: Attic kraters, bronze fibulae decorated with one of the earliest representations of boxing in Etruscan words, urns and vases. The second shows works of important artists from...more
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Piazza della Liberta' 5, 53031 Casole d'Elsa, Italy
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting visit. Some very old artefacts. Can use an iPad for English translations. Has a lift and clean toilets too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Gwen F
Reviewed 25 October 2016

As my wife and I left Castello Di Casole to visit Volterra, we passed a sign for Casole d'Elsa which my cousin (who lives in Siena) had told us had a great Etruscan museum that few people take the time to go and see. I...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Incredible historic art of Siena, full rooms of frescoes and paintings. Takes about 1 hour to go through and is worth it.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

If you are into archeology then this is a treat for you. We visited as we were touring round the hill top towns in area. We enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Well displayed museum of the history of the locality and art gallery of local interest. In exchang for our passport we were loaned an iPad with details in Englsih of the key exibits to look out for as we worked our way through the rooms...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

A lovely small museum, well laid out, with some wonderful examples of Etruscan artefacts found in a tomb close by the the village.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

We had a good look round and there are many interesting sights but they're not very exciting. Something for the keen person

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

We have had the chance to visit the museum during a private opening for our group and were amazed by the amount of artefacts displayed in the museum of such a little village!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Silvio W
MuseoCasole, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo Civico Archeologico e della Collegiata, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2015
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Grazie per la bella recensione. Organizziamo spesso visite guidate per facilitare la comprensione della nostra collezione museale.

Reviewed 19 August 2012

a small museum, beautiful art, very kind and knowledgeable personnel. two rooms about the Etrurians, specially the ones from the area and Volterra: their stone portraits look quite different from those around Latium (much more south). And some splendid rooms with art from 1200 to...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Laura L
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