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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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An excellent museum of local treasures.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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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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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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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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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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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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