MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, Cortona

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From Etruscan decorations to modern masterpieces, discover a series of artifacts belonging to various civilizations at MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca. Housed inside a historic 13th-century mansion, the museum celebrates the region's heritage through a collection that spreads over several floors and more than 20 display rooms. Some of the highlights of the collection are ancient artifacts--the most famous of which is the Etruscan chandelier--as well as works of some of the most important Renaissance painters, such as Luca Signorelli. Regular admission doesn't include a guided tour, but if you want one you can reserve it ahead of time via telephone or email. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca and many more Cortona attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cortona travel route planner.
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  • When, in the first year of high school, I read Virgil's Aeneid, I learned, like everyone else, that in chapter III the Aeneas' ancestors appear in a dream to the hero - while he is encamped in Crete.....  more »
  • Very impressed with this museum and saw some superb artefacts, both etruscan and roman. There are four floors featuring a grand array of exhibits and apart from everything else we rather enjoyed the....  more »
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  • Well organized museum and they reduced the cost of admission while certain rooms are under renovation- not always the case in most Italian museums.
  • Well presented etruscan collection. Egyptian and later holdings a surprise. Severini art of interest to artists and art history bluffs

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