Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome

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History Museum · Art Museum
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia houses some of the world's most important sculptures and artifacts from Etruscan civilization. This 16th-century palace, formerly the property of the pope, contains objects from some of Italy's oldest civilizations. Examine ancient ceramics, jewelry, and tools while learning about the history of this highly advanced pre-Roman civilization. The most famous treasure on display here is the terracotta funerary monument Sarcofago degli Sposi, depicting a married couple reclining together at a banquet. In between looking at ancient objects, you can visit the villa's peaceful grounds or restaurant. Put Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Rome holiday planner.
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  • Top! Collection is unique and able to shed a light on the Etruscan culture but also on its commerces with Greece, thus being also very interesting the relationship between Etruscans and...  more »
  • Interesting museum. Everything you ever wanted to know about Etruria. Unusually for Italy, the staff is actually glad to see you. Get the audio guide.  more »
  • Beautiful exposition in a wonderful place. The exposition is really well curated (just missing some English translations). The villa is absolutely beautiful
  • Great museum,facinating historical information and artifacts ,friendly helpfull staff. maybe needs some better refreshments.

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