We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museo Etrusco Guarnacci

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (467)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
This museum houses one of Italy's best collections of Etruscan artifacts.
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via Don Giovanni Minzoni 15, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86347
Reviews (703)
Filter reviews
185 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews audio guide etruscan artifacts interesting museum amazing collection top floor large collection household items tuscany region roman coins interesting stuff gold jewellery lovely garden museum offers first floor worth a visit better understanding history lovers
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 185 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great and interesting museum. Its worth going if you like these types of things and something different

Thank Petra L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very large collection of funeral urns with a few other interesting items. The building itself is very beautiful and worth a short visit.

Thank Krazykat26
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The museum a is extensive--4 floors of mostly elaborately decorated Etruscan funeral boxes but they depict life during the 1000 year civilization. The is associated commentary and also metal work, pottery and other explanations. So the visitor gets a better understanding even though their language...More

Thank Crowso
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I echo other comments about the lack of organization and lack of additional languages on the plaques. Don’t go unless you plan to use the audio headsets. With the headsets, this museum is very interesting if you are into ancient history. I have been to...More

Thank melendbm
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The city’s Etruscan legacy is best represented in this museum, which is one of the most important archeological museums in the country, holding mainly the local findings, including around six hundred funeral urns. The huge collection is well organized and informative, but it is probably...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 26 September 2018

then this will make you very happy. Definitely get the audio guide and you'll learn a ton. Fantastic giant array of Etruscan artifacts and funerial urns ...and sculptures and the most beautiful glass. Really worth the visit.

Thank ebean
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great place for history lovers. Amazing collection of Etruscan art and utilities, absolutely fantastic alabaster sculptures. Can spend there whole day slowly walking through the exhibition rooms.

Thank Elek M
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

When visiting Volterra, this museum offers a nice insight in Etruscan culture through the exhibition of many artifacts dating from that era. I did not take the audio guide, so I had to rely on my basic Italian skills to understand the signs (if there...More

Thank evagraaf
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing museum (one of the most interesting I’ve visited) but you need the audio guide (€3) to really appreciate it unless you’re an expert on the Etruscans. There is very little info in the museum and without the guide you’d just think...More

Thank Safari480688
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Everything you ever wanted to know about etruscan art is housed in this compact and nicely laid out museum. Alittle more translation would be appreciated.

Thank caribecove14
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 25 nearby hotels
Hotel Etruria
352 reviews
.30 km away
Albergo Nazionale
229 reviews
.35 km away
Hotel La Locanda
447 reviews
.36 km away
Camere Renzi
31 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 101 nearby restaurants
L'Isola del Gusto
148 reviews
.28 km away
Sapori di Toscana
201 reviews
.30 km away
Osteria La Pace
3,200 reviews
.18 km away
Porgi L'altra Pancia
510 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 66 nearby attractions
Palazzo Viti
372 reviews
.36 km away
Museo della Tortura
321 reviews
.12 km away
Societa Cooperativa Artieri Alabastro
27 reviews
.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Mike S
26 July 2015|
Response from Romina P |
10 AM- 19 Pm. Cost 8€ for adulti, 6€ for Child.
Google Translation