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Museo Archeologico Mecenate

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Serious history museum

Amazing site going back over 3,000 years. We only had an hour to spend but could have easily spent... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
MartinConboy
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Sydney, Australia
IF YOU ARE EVER IN AREZZO! A MUST SEE!

If you are ever in Arezzo,Italy you must go to this museum. It has a place like the forum in Rome... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
leonard g
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Via Margaritone 10 | Ex Monastero Olivetano di San Bernardo, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

Amazing site going back over 3,000 years. We only had an hour to spend but could have easily spent the whole day Simply stunning

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MartinConboy
Reviewed October 28, 2018

If you are ever in Arezzo,Italy you must go to this museum. It has a place like the forum in Rome were the galiators use to perform, but on a smaller scale and a plus for their museum which is very inexpensive. You can spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Arezzo has so much to offer to tourists that unfortunately this excellent museum gets frequently overlooked.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

The museum is located in the former Convent of Saint Bernard, built on the ruins of the Roman amphitheater. It holds a brilliant and extensive collection of the archeological findings in the area. There are some really beautiful and important works of art and artefacts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Spent two hours here this morning admiring the remains of an old Roman" Anfitearto Romano" colloseum adjacent to the old Abbey hosting the collection. The first significant input was that some of the Etruscan artifacts dated back to the eighth century BC. There was one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank terryjames14
Reviewed June 26, 2018

No idea why, but we were the only visitors to this museum. That is a shame as it was very good. Reading the translations in to English could be hard work, due to small print, but at least they were there. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ancientobserver
Reviewed June 1, 2018

The museum itself was quite interesting, featuring some beautiful pottery, skillfully restored, featuring interesting decoration. There was so much to see, but for someone who does not understand the language, not all information was understood. From the museum, there was an excellent view of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cyril S
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Start with museum located in old abbey located next to a Roman amphitheater and add a lot of rare Etruscan artifacts. This museum is a gem. Especially for anyone interested in items from Etruscan era. We spent a wonderful afternoon here and highly recommend it

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

This museum has an exceptional number of items collected from the Etruscan and Roman ruins around the the city of Arezzo. It is located adjacent to the ruins of a Roman amphiteater which adds to its uniqueness. There are two floors of exhibits dating back...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Bobulus
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We really enjoyed visiting this museum, for which you need 2-3 hours. The ground floor has a stunning display of Etruscan artifacts and writing, explaining how the Etruscans used writing in funerary, religious and commercial contexts. Also on the ground floor is an extensive display...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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