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Museo Archeologico Nazionale

Open Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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A Must-see Museum

Visiting cities, specially historical ones, archaeological museum is one of the very first place to... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
farhadzekavat
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Tehran, Iran
An outstanding museum

An excellent museum in the city of Ferrara! It offers the visitor a wonderful exhibition of the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
antypasm
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Athens, Greece
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The National Archaeological Museum of Ferrara is housed in the magnificent Palazzo Costabili (said of Ludovico il Moro), one of the most beautiful Renaissance palazzi of Ferrara by the great ferrarese architect Biagio Rossetti. The central...more
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Visiting cities, specially historical ones, archaeological museum is one of the very first place to visit, regarding to learn about the history of the city I am in. In this museum particularly I have found various parts of Etruscan's history. Variety of discovered parts in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

An excellent museum in the city of Ferrara! It offers the visitor a wonderful exhibition of the rich archaeological heritage of Ferrara, especially the artifacts of the ancient etruscan city of Spina. Don't miss also the the beautiful ceiling vault "Hall of the Treasure" by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I have visited a number of Etruscan related museums in Italy and can say without doubt the museum in Ferrara is the most impressive! The contents are clearly laid out offering full and close access to these treasures. It's a must see 'location' when in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Unique collection of Etruscan tomb findings in a lovely palazzo with a splendid garden, far from the touristy center but near several other worthwhile sights.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We walked 1.3km from our Hotel Touring to spend the morning visiting the sights of East Ferrara. Beginning at the 9 AM opening of the 1469 Palazzo Bonacossi, then the 15th C Basilica Santa Maria in Vado, to 14th C Palazzo Schifanoia, to its Civico...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 30 April 2017

In this museum are exposed the remains of the old site of Spina, which developed about 500 years B.C. There is a rich and extended display of ancient Greek pottery, jewels and so on. The exposition is marvelous and very well-displayed and explained.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank zozopy
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Extraordinary collection, great exhibition in a Renaissance Marvellous Palace. What's most compelling than a museum in the museum?! A trip accross History!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank giovibucci
Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you compare this museum to other archeological museums, it has a lot of special stuff to offer. While most such museums will show stone and bronze tools from the corresponding ages, and maybe a few items utensils from medieval times, this museum has four...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were lucky to find it open and free on New Years day. Excellent exhibits from ancient greece in excellent condition. Adorable maze garden was nice to explore. Easy walk from town centre.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank JuneC683
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought? This museum has the largest and best collection of Etruscan artifacts in the world! Pots, necropolis, jewelry, maps, boats and visual presentations of Spina from 450 BC. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Sheila M
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