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National Archaeological Museum

Piazza G. Bruno, 10 | Ex Convento S. Domenico, 06100, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 572 7141
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An extensive and impressive museum centred in an old cloister

Out and to the east of the center, next to the huge bulk of San Domenico, is this large center of... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2015
NicJBoston
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Museum is located in very nice area. Entrence is2/4 euros. Colection is impressive - sarcofages... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2015
mojitoclassic
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Krakow, Poland
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Piazza G. Bruno, 10 | Ex Convento S. Domenico, 06100, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

Out and to the east of the center, next to the huge bulk of San Domenico, is this large center of archaeological research and display - largely of Roman and important Etruscan tombs and artefacts, many in bronze. The underground display of a recently discovered...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Museum is located in very nice area. Entrence is2/4 euros. Colection is impressive - sarcofages, inscriptions, numismatic collections. Recommended.

1  Thank mojitoclassic
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The museum is very nice in a very central place, very good conditions, nice garden and a lot to see, is medium small size, nice i recommend it.

1  Thank ExperianceForEver
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Visited this museum as part of a trip to Perugia and included it on our Perugia City Card. The museum is in an old church/cloister and the building itself is quite beautiful. The collection, however, was not really up to what we expected. There are...More

3  Thank lizcasha
Reviewed 18 June 2015

If you are at all interested in learning a bit about ancient civilization in Italy this is a great museum to visit. You can start with a pictorial review of prehistoric sites and finds and progress through Etruscan history into the later Roman era with...More

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 5 March 2015

If you've any interest whatsoever in the Etruscans and/or ancient history, this is your zone for a grand total of four (4!) euros. I'm a Classics student, and have been there twice. It's not quite as fabulous as the museums in Tarquinia and Chiusi due...More

2  Thank ElleSavn
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Light, airy, spacious, with a modern feel (it was only reopened a few years ago), full of variety, with well-lit, uncluttered displays, not patronising, not intimidating, not claustrophobic, helpful and intelligent people working there, it's nearly perfect... The only possible negative is that it's a...More

3  Thank ELear
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

If you are on perugia or Umbria this museum is a must visit. It is well laid out with a number of different exhibitions. My favourites were the Etruscan and prehistoric sections. The views from the museum and just to sit in the solitude of...More

4  Thank john f
Reviewed 3 May 2014

While there is a lot to see at the Archeological Museum, the exhibition is at times not very interesting and a leaflet/guide book would have been very helpful. At least, the information about the objects being exhibited should have been available also in English not...More

2  Thank SPisani
Reviewed 22 October 2013

If you are just a little interested in history, you should go to this nice museum. It covers all ages of Perugia, but the most impressing and charming part is the Collection af etruscan artifacts - from tombstones and wagons of war, to delicate jewellery...More

3  Thank Annelise L
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