Museo Nazionale Cerite
Museo Nazionale Cerite
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8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
About
It is hosted in the fortress of the 1200, which was converted into a castle by the Orsini family in the 1400. There are displayed some of the artifacts from the Etruscan Necropolis of Monte Abatone, Banditaccia, Bufalareccia and Sorbo. In 2013 the new media path has been opened, and it is developed in four sections. Thanks to the installation of four 3D projectors it is possible to understand the history of the most famous art crafts of the collection. At the beginning the visitor is welcomed by a introductory video with the voice of Piero Angela describing the peculiarities of the museum. The works of art have a time spanning over nine centuries. Thanks to the multimedia animation, we can see the decorations of vases better and renewed, ancient myths, everyday life scenes, sport and religious cults are easy to be understood, the history of the object is understandable. it is the concept of the "Alive Museum" where the interaction between the visitor and the object is inverted, the museum is describing itself relating to the public in a unique new way, using new technologies and an easier accessible language.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ogi0
Sofia, Bulgaria22,206 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
We visited the museum on our way to the nearby Banditaka Acropolis. A general ticket can be taken (15 eur) for the museums and acropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia. The museum is not big but interesting with things found in the acropolis. There is also an interesting audiovisual part. It was definitely worth the visit.
Written 8 April 2024
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Stephen M
Thailand8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We had a superb day combining this place with a trip to the necropolis. The Etruscans were astonishing in their ceramic technology and this is beautifully represented in a lovely collection. You also appreciate this great pre-roman civilsation and its links to Greece. Also worth walking around the outside of the ramparts.
Written 2 March 2020
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Clive B
Dartford, UK1,343 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
Not worth visiting just for the museum alone, but if you are interested in visiting the UNESCO site, ancient villages of Cerveteri, or the Etruscan necropolis of Banditaccia, then it is a must see attraction that adds life to the area. You can purchase a joint ticket that works out cheaper too. The artifacts within the museum are impressive for such a small centre, many being produced around 500BC, and the information on each objeft is available in both Italian and English. Where there are flags on the glass (Italian and English), just touch the flag of your choice to select the language, then touch the glass once for an audio visual description that adds a lot more information to an otherwise static historic object. The museum is on two levels, with an exit on the second floor, so you can do the ground floor first, then go up to the second floor before exiting. The second floor exit takes you back to outside the main entrance on the ground floor. Toilets were clean and tidy, but limited in number; one male, one female and one disabled.
Written 16 August 2019
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Professional-Pilgrim
Alberta, Canada1,352 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
This is not at Smithsonian levels of curatorial excellence, but it complements a visit to the Necropoli Etrusca nearby.
Written 25 December 2018
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heehawEngland
England79 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Family
most exhibits in italian so not much for an english speaker but the exhibits are still interesting for a quick visit as part of a joint visit with the necropolis.
Written 2 November 2018
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annonymus800
London, UK1,167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Friends
A very good and beautiful collection of mostly ceramics, but other Etruscan art and every day objects. Highly recommended if you just been to the Necropolis. One hour well investided.
Written 16 December 2017
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Good morning, thanks for visiting cerveteri. Greetings
Written 7 March 2018
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Wilwa_Tikta
Indonesia2,665 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Friends
we left Rome by bus, around 1 hour journey, to reach this interesting museum, with lots artifacts from excavation in the area of ancient Etruscan city. it is pretty similar to the other museum we visited in Tarquinia. I enjoyed it lots as so many new knowledge learnt during our visit. this museum having particular collection dating back from 7th to 4th century BC, related strongly to Greek civilization in Cerveteri and its surrounding.

as the same with museum & necropolis in Tarquinia, we can also combine the ticket for Cerveteri. it is very easy to find this museum. the bus stops just in front of the museum entrance. after visiting the museum, there are still many things to enjoy in this small city.
Written 20 October 2017
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Thank you so much for visiting Cerveteri Greetings
Written 7 March 2018
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Marco_the_Maltabus
Southend-on-Sea, UK407 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Friends
Get a guide for this museum as there is so much that needs an explanation to fully appreciate the Etruscans. The museum is not large but needs time to do it properly.
Written 6 August 2017
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Thank you so much for visiting Cerveteri Greetings
Written 7 March 2018
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Donald C
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA137 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Couples
This is a museum of artifacts found at the nearby Etruscan necropolis. They are very well presented. The museum has interactive explanations of many of the displayed artifacts, including the world famous Euphronios Krater (vase) which had been the centerpiece exhibit at the New York Metropolitan Museum's Greek section. The Met was forced to return the vase to Italy, and now it sits in Cerveteri's small museum and is considered to be the world's finest example of Greek pottery of the era. You can get a combined ticket for the museum and the necropolis. BTW, many of the Cerveteri artifacts are in the National Etruscan Museum in Rome.
Written 29 May 2017
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Thank you so much for visiting Cerveteri Greetings
Written 7 March 2018
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Caroline S
4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Family
We did the combo and the Necropoli was excellent but the woman working at the museum was very miserable. My kids were looking at the pieces and my little guy got excited over something he saw so he ran over to it. The woman started scolding him very angrily in Italian then shushed my other son for walking up the stairs too loudly?? As she left us on the 2nd floor, she warned me there were cameras?? Very insulting and inappropriate considering I am strict with my kids and not the type to defend them when they actually do something wrong. Oh, and we were the only ones in there!! Ruined the visit completely so we just left. A real shame people are so mean to kids!!
Written 24 November 2016
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Good morning, we are sorry though for the experience that you have had in our museum. We apologize for the incident, we will present to the lady you met that day. I still do our apologies, I hope we will return to find. See you soon
Written 15 February 2017
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