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Museo Archeologico Mecenate

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IF YOU ARE EVER IN AREZZO! A MUST SEE!

If you are ever in Arezzo,Italy you must go to this museum. It has a place like the forum in Rome... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
leonard g
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Vero Beach, Florida
Exceptional artifacts from Etruscan tombs

Arezzo has so much to offer to tourists that unfortunately this excellent museum gets frequently... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Cocciolino2015
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Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

If you are ever in Arezzo,Italy you must go to this museum. It has a place like the forum in Rome were the galiators use to perform, but on a smaller scale and a plus for their museum which is very inexpensive. You can spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Arezzo has so much to offer to tourists that unfortunately this excellent museum gets frequently overlooked.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The museum is located in the former Convent of Saint Bernard, built on the ruins of the Roman amphitheater. It holds a brilliant and extensive collection of the archeological findings in the area. There are some really beautiful and important works of art and artefacts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Spent two hours here this morning admiring the remains of an old Roman" Anfitearto Romano" colloseum adjacent to the old Abbey hosting the collection. The first significant input was that some of the Etruscan artifacts dated back to the eighth century BC. There was one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

No idea why, but we were the only visitors to this museum. That is a shame as it was very good. Reading the translations in to English could be hard work, due to small print, but at least they were there. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ancientobserver
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The museum itself was quite interesting, featuring some beautiful pottery, skillfully restored, featuring interesting decoration. There was so much to see, but for someone who does not understand the language, not all information was understood. From the museum, there was an excellent view of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cyril S
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Bobulus
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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