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Archaeological Museum Luigi Fantini

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Address: Via del Museo 2, 40050, Monterenzio, Italy
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The Monterenzio Museum collects archaeological evidences from Idice Valley...

The Monterenzio Museum collects archaeological evidences from Idice Valley from prehistory to Roman age. The main part of exhibition include the celtic and italic findings (Aetruscan, Ligures, Umbrian, 4th and 3rd sec. B.C.) coming from Monte Bibele settlement and the necropolis of Monterenzio. A particular value has the armament: Celtic iron swords and thrown weapons (spears, javelins), as well as a large number of bronze and iron helmets. The tour is completed with an excursion to the archaeological site of Monte Bibele through holy places and the village in which these warriors lived together for over two hundred years.

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The historical and material culture of the Etruscans from the nearby Etruscan-Celtic settlement of Monte Bibele and the necropolis of Monte Tamburino near the village of... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2015
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

A beautiful modern museum with a well visualised series of exhibits. The only disadvantage is that all the information is only in Italian. Not even a leaflet with English summaries. Since I'm an archaeologist myself, I know what most of it is, but I would have found more knowledge if the info had been in English.

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museomonterenzio, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Archaeological Museum Luigi Fantini, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your kind notice. I'm just sorry because in fact we have english summaries, available for free for foreign visitors at our reception-desk. Anyway, I'm glad to inform you that we are now making new QR-codes for multilingual texts and printing the new english guide (museum and archeological area): it will be available at the beginning... More 

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Reviewed 28 April 2015

The historical and material culture of the Etruscans from the nearby Etruscan-Celtic settlement of Monte Bibele and the necropolis of Monte Tamburino near the village of Monterenzio (BO). Considered to house one of the most important Celtic collections in Italy. Fascinating displays of the food culture of ancient Italy at the tables of the Etruscans whose interest in food and... More 

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