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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

Via XX settembre, 122, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 66299
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Ranked #1 of 50 Attractions in Ferrara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Ferrara is amazing ancient city, so it should be there a good museum. This thoughts came to me, when I was living in Ferrara for a while... Mmm, I'm missing that time! Sorry, my review is close))) So some questions and responses about this place: 1. Is it good? - NO!!! It is amazing and very impressive (of course if... More 

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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We too were amazed at the quantity and quality of the objects on show at this museum. It is a treasure trove of Greek and Etruscan pottery and jewelry from the ancient city of Spina, with the highlights being some wonderful Attic vases. Everything was very well displayed in a spacious old palazzo and, unlike in some other Italian museums,... More 

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Arnhem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were received very friendly and shown some very special thins. There is a exposition about the lost Etruscan town Spina which was very good.

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Madrid, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Amazing exhibition of Ancient Greek city spina. Don't loose the opportunity to see a large collection of exquisite Etruscan-Greek red-figure Attic terracotta vases, the museum testifies to the ancient archaeological history of the whole province!

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Hobart, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

So many treasures from the earliest settlements in the Po Valley. The scale and quality of the artefacts displayed - especially the Greek pottery and the gold jewellery - is amazing. Surprising because we did not expect to find such a collection in a small (but wonderful and beautiful) city like Ferrara. The presentation of everything is exceptional.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Exhibits well presented with good use of technology to help the display. Lovely garden and building.

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Ferrara, Italy
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Incredibile collection of Etruscan exhibits in the beautiful setting of a Renaissance Palace, - so much to see here, Renaissance frescos, fabulous Attic vases, gold and amber Etruscan jewellery, Would you believe that they have one of the largest collections of Attic vases here outside of Greece due to the trading that went on between the Etruscan town on Spina... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Brilliant museum with the fruits of the excavation of a previously lost Etruscan city. Stunning collection of Ancient Greek Pottery. The Ferrara tourist office should make much more of a fuss about this museum!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Impressive museum, very well organized. A lot of history from the origins of Italy. Many artefacts from the etruscan culture. This museum is prepared for all ages. Deserves to spend a long time in the museum. Beautiful gardens.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Interesting place. However closes at 5 PM and ticket fols are not very friendly. The first day we arrived in Ferrara we tried to go in the afternoon but we were too late

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