Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense, Tarquinia

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Explore an archeological museum dedicated to the Etruscan civilization (the civilization that prefigured the Romans) when you visit Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense. The collection consisting mainly of artifacts excavated locally from the Necropolis of Monterozzi. On the ground floor, you will find sarcophagi, as well as other stone artifacts from the 4th century BCE, displayed in chronological order. The next floor holds pottery from the Villanovan culture, Etruscan pottery called bucchero, and imported pottery from Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, and Ancient Greece. There is also a collection of gold coins and jewelry. Head up to the top floor to enjoy a view of the city and the countryside, see restored paintings from the tombs of the Necropolis of Monterozzi, and the hall of weapons. Our Tarquinia trip planner makes visiting Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense and other Tarquinia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Very interesting museum with lots of artifacts and objects found in the Etruscan tumbs. One of our highlight were the erotic plates and vases, and of course the winged horses that are incredibly...  more »
  • after the one in Rome, this is the best museum of Etruscan civilization. It's a good start before visiting the local necropolis. it's open 5 days a week, closed on monday.  more »
  • This medieval town has been revived and now boasts accommodations, restaurants and shops. Be sure to check out the amazing views from the east wall. Well worth the visit.
  • I loved this small quiet museum full of ancient treasures. The expositions are unic, especially well preserved Etruscan tombs. I was impressed by collection of ceramics . There are not so many tourists there so you can fully enjoy the atmosphere of history and make interesting photos. I did some with my travel doll and local staff was helpful and friendly

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