Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome

4.5
#16 of 163 in Museums in Rome
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia houses some of the world's most important sculptures and artifacts from Etruscan civilization. This 16th-century palace, formerly the property of the pope, contains objects from some of Italy's oldest civilizations. Examine ancient ceramics, jewelry, and tools while learning about the history of this highly advanced pre-Roman civilization. The most famous treasure on display here is the terracotta funerary monument Sarcofago degli Sposi, depicting a married couple reclining together at a banquet. In between looking at ancient objects, you can visit the villa's peaceful grounds or restaurant. Put Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Rome holiday planner.
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  • A must for anyone interested in Etruscan art. The galleries are expertly curated with fascinating explanations of the different grave sites at which much of the art was found. Located in the...  more »
  • This museum is a little off the main tourist circuit (there was hardly anyone there when I visited) but it is well worth a visit. The museum houses Etruscan artefacts, with one of the most famous...  more »
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  • Beautiful exposition in a wonderful place. The exposition is really well curated (just missing some English translations). The villa is absolutely beautiful
  • Great museum,facinating historical information and artifacts ,friendly helpfull staff. maybe needs some better refreshments.
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