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Museo Civico Archeologico

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Wonderful things!!

I came here to see the Egyptian Collection and for 3 euros your in for a treat. Some of the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nice Egyptian collection

The Etruscan and Roman rooms were closed when I went there due to some constructions and repairing... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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The Civic Archaeological Museum of Bologna is located in the heart of the city, inside Palazzo Galvani, close to Piazza Maggiore and the Church of San Petronio. The first construction of this building dated back to the XV century. Modifications and...more
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Via Dell'Archiginnasio 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 275 7211
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here to see the Egyptian Collection and for 3 euros your in for a treat. Some of the museum floors are closed for restoration but the basement which houses the Egyptian Artifacts is still open. Very well set out although most labels are...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The Etruscan and Roman rooms were closed when I went there due to some constructions and repairing. However the Egyptian room was opened. They have a huge collection with mummies and sarcophagus, papyrus and sculptures. It was highly worth going and the entrance fee was...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

In Italy, you get used to: roman artefacts are just a litter on streets - you walk through Rome, trip over some rock and find out it is not a rock, it is a nose of a statue of Marcus Aurelius, but whatever... Medieval things...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This museum is nothing very special, but for the lovers of archaeology the collection provides enough beautiful artefacts to come out satisfied.

Thank KarinS3578
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The museum is right opposite St Peter’s Cathedral and Neptune’s Fountain. The museum is much larger than the building appears. Our young child was really interested and helped as an incentive of seeing another “monument and church”!

Thank TAR100
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Miserable staff , unhelpful and rude which was a great shame. Expensive at 6 euros , and dusty and unloved

Thank simonsmith
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Near the Basilica of San Petronio, at the heart of the city, you’ll find the Archeological City Museum. What an interesting museum – this gives you a fantastic insight into the history of the city throughout the ages. There is a little bit of everything...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Solid Egyptian collection,extensive Etruscan collection (the best i have seen).Some of the parts were closed because there were preparations for new exhibit about(i believe that new exhibit is about benefactors of this museum during its history and therefore i believe it will be more interesting...More

Thank Nightflight982
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Nothing of much importance here. A collection of pre Roman Etruscan vases, and bits and pieces. Some Roman artifacts of no major interest (road mileage markers......). And an Egyptian collection , of no international importance ( some sarcophagi, minor statues, etc). All very well meaning,...More

Thank tbonjour
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Very interesting archaeological museum. Currently, one floor is in reconstruction, but in the basement there is a very interesting exhibition about ancient Egypt.

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