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Museo Archeologico Mecenate

Via Margaritone 10 | Ex Monastero Olivetano di San Bernardo, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
+39 0575 20882
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Great assortment of Etruscan artifacts

Start with museum located in old abbey located next to a Roman amphitheater and add a lot of rare... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
ImusUbique
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
A very unique museumq

This museum has an exceptional number of items collected from the Etruscan and Roman ruins around... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Bobulus
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Hampton, Virginia
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Via Margaritone 10 | Ex Monastero Olivetano di San Bernardo, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Start with museum located in old abbey located next to a Roman amphitheater and add a lot of rare Etruscan artifacts. This museum is a gem. Especially for anyone interested in items from Etruscan era. We spent a wonderful afternoon here and highly recommend it

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This museum has an exceptional number of items collected from the Etruscan and Roman ruins around the the city of Arezzo. It is located adjacent to the ruins of a Roman amphiteater which adds to its uniqueness. There are two floors of exhibits dating back...More

Thank Bobulus
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We really enjoyed visiting this museum, for which you need 2-3 hours. The ground floor has a stunning display of Etruscan artifacts and writing, explaining how the Etruscans used writing in funerary, religious and commercial contexts. Also on the ground floor is an extensive display...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

A much bigger and more interesting collection than we'd expected, in a historically evocative setting (a former monastery built onto the side of the city's ancient Roman arena). Hardly anyone goes, and it's a bargain (get the combination ticket for this, the Vasari house and...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was an easy museum to visit without the crowds of summer tourism. The collections are impressive examples of early art and history.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

The museum sheds light on the Arezzo history and it's Archaeology. Nicely organized and not too overloaded with items. Worth a visit. Wonderful display of terra sigillata pottery.

Thank PolarisIL
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Etruscan treasures and Roman pottery factory are represented in this lovely under appreciated museum.

Thank sueandtom776
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The collection of pottery is amazing, lots of very interesting artefacts, tools, ornaments, jewelry and more and it is a pity that there is not enough money to organize a better display. Most info is in Italian some only in English. Staff is very friendly...More

1  Thank Edyta2013pl
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

We found this museum almost by chance , but it's worth a visit , with the Etruscan vases , decorated in a wonderful way , jewels of an amazing modernity and elegance , plus many Roman artifacts . The whole well presented and easy to...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2016

those who are fond of history of the Etruscans is obligated to see this museum ... great story inside with many historical artifacts ... recommended

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