Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome

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Art Museum · History Museum
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia houses some of the world's most important sculptures and artifacts from Etruscan civilization. This 16th-century palace, formerly the property of the pope, contains objects from some of Italy's oldest civilizations. Examine ancient ceramics, jewelry, and tools while learning about the history of this highly advanced pre-Roman civilization. The most famous treasure on display here is the terracotta funerary monument Sarcofago degli Sposi, depicting a married couple reclining together at a banquet. In between looking at ancient objects, you can visit the villa's peaceful grounds or restaurant. Put Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Rome holiday planner.
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  • ...but can be a little overwhelming. Be prepared to see a lot of pottery (much of it very beautiful, btw). The story of the Etruscan people is dealt with in thorough fashion; most exhibits are...  more »
  • The Etruscan Museum is located in Villa Julia. It is one of the most important museums in the world dedicated to Etruscan civilization and the most important Etruscan museum in Italy, housed in a...  more »
  • Beautiful exposition in a wonderful place. The exposition is really well curated (just missing some English translations). The villa is absolutely beautiful
  • Great museum,facinating historical information and artifacts ,friendly helpfull staff. maybe needs some better refreshments.

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