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MAC Museo Archeologico Chianciano Terme

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Etruscan Museum

Go to this one and skip the one in Florence. This museum is beautifully renovated, easy to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
traveler2001074
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Silicon Valley
A wonderful museum.

We recently stumbled on this museum by chance while based in Chianciano Terme with our Italian... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
PatriciaCanterbury
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Canterbury
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The Etruscan Museum of Chianciano Terme was inaugurated in Spring 1997 and is now considered one of the finest Etruscan museum in Italy, for the wealth of the archaeological finds and the thought provoking settings. It is also appreciated for the...more
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Viale Dante, 53042 Chianciano Terme, Italy
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Go to this one and skip the one in Florence. This museum is beautifully renovated, easy to navigate, interesting and a trove of finds from the local area. It is not crowded and the layout of the tombs was beautifully done.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We recently stumbled on this museum by chance while based in Chianciano Terme with our Italian tour. Instead of joining our group for a visit to Rome, (on an extremely hot day) we took a leisurely walk around the old town and then saw a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

My wife and I visited this small museum and were blown away. It is clearly done by professional archealogist and the exhibit was not crowded at all. This place gives you a real view of life in Tuscany 2,500 years ago. The Etruscans were amazing....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

A pleasant and informative small museum which provides a glimpse of life in Toscany more than 2000 years ago. Numerous articles from the period and reasonable recreation of life at hat time. One would wish a larger number of translated texts and information...nonetheless 1:30 hour...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We enjoyed a guided tour of this museum on a recent Rick Steve's tour. The museum is small, but makes a special effort to present Etruscan burial artifacts in the context in which they were found - which is much more meaningful than when a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank danandrobert
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is an amazing small museum that displays findings from archaeological digs in the nearby region. The human shaped vases (canopics) contained the ashes of the deceased with bone and amber eyes are truly special. There are wonderful pottery vases with paintings of athletes. My...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a great, small and interesting museum which seems well loved locally. Over four floors, it provides a lot of information about the Etruscan people and way of life and death. The underground cellar space, formerly the olive oil store, contains some spectacular funeral...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic museum! It is not big but definitely worth visiting. The Etruscans are our ancestors from 2,500 years ago and it is incredible what they were doing then. We had a guide which made it even better. So glad we went!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank goneinaheartbeat
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The Etruscan Museum of Chianciano was built over an Etruscan archeological site, but I have heard over and over that if you put a shovel in the ground in Tuscany you would very likely come up with an Etruscan relic. Etruscans are called the ‘mystery...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stayed in Chianciano for a week and visited this museum. We did not realise how interesting it would be. The museum is on 4 floors and is organised on the main aspects of the life and death of the Etruscans. Each exhibit has English...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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