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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Address: Via XX settembre, 122, Ferrara, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0532 66299
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Friday is not a city I would visit on my first, second or even third trip to Italy. This museum, however, makes the entire stay worthwhile. Both the quantity and quality of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Rehoboth, MA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Friday is not a city I would visit on my first, second or even third trip to Italy. This museum, however, makes the entire stay worthwhile. Both the quantity and quality of the Etruscan Relics found in the archaeological digs at Spina are unbelievable. There is some commentary provided in English, but a working knowledge of Italian makes it a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a world class museum filled with relics from multiple necropoli in Spina, an Etruscan settlement near Ferrara. There is an incredible number of Athenian-made ceramics in remarkable condition. If you like antiquities, this is a must see museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were in Ferrara on a day trip from Bologna and decided to visit this Museum on the basis of TA Reviews. We knew nothing about the collection or excavations at Spina but came out feeling we had learnt a lot . The collection of Etruscan art and jewellery is well displayed and all labelling is also in English .... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This museum contains a range of Etruscan Amphorae, Kraters and otter interesting items from Etruscan tombs. The lighting is poor but good enough.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The museum focuses on the Necropolis di Spina, between Ferrara and the sea in the delta of the Po. The findings are amazing and exceedingly well displayed in a lovely place in via Settembre. The Greeks were very influential and the restored pots, and the jewellery are astounding the finds trace through the Estruscan and Celtic influemces and one builds... More 

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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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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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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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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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