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Museo Archeologico del Chianti Senese

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Local museum with a good view from the roof.

Local museum with a good view from the roof, and a good way to pass a day in town, as the entire... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnInItaly
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Santa Cruz, California
I learnt a lot

I found the Museo very interesting, good display's & explanations. it is worthy of a little of your... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Eric S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Piazza del Comune 17, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Local museum with a good view from the roof, and a good way to pass a day in town, as the entire city center is not that big.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed November 1, 2018

I found the Museo very interesting, good display's & explanations. it is worthy of a little of your time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eric S
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice local museum. Good notification and explanations. Superb collection of Etruscan artifacts and Athenian Amphorae plus magnificent view from the tower. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jethro672
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Best feature was access to tower of Castle. bathroom! Staff spoke english. Some artifacts, chariot exhibit was well done.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ed S
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

My wife, my teenage daughter and I visited this museum not really expecting much but were very pleasantly surprised. The building (the main part of the castle from which the town gets its name) has been quite recently, and very attractively, restored. The exhibits are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Barmee
Reviewed March 16, 2017

The small museum is a treasure trove of local Etruscan finds. But the star is the Etruscan chariot from the Montecalvario tumulus tombs nearby from the 7th century BC. Do not miss this museum near the castle.

Date of experience: September 2016
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