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Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia

Piazzale di Villa Giulia 9, 00196 Rome, Italy
+39 06 322 6571
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Rome Countryside: Etruscan highlights of Tarquinia and Cerveteri
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A beautiful 16th century palace housing a world-famous collection of ancient Roman and Etruscan sculpture and artifacts.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Piazzale di Villa Giulia 9, 00196 Rome, Italy
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"etruscan museum"
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"pope julius"
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"borghese gardens"
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"pre roman"
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"extensive collection"
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"beautiful artifacts"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is inside Villa Giulia, one of the most beautiful palaces in Rome, designed by Michelangelo and Vasari for the Pope Giulio III. The museum has one of the best collection of Etruscan and Greek artifacts. If you really want to understand the history...More

Thank Fabrizio L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building itself is a jewel, and the gardens .... The Villa Giulia , tucked behind the Borghese gardens, in the diplomatic neighborhood, was originally some pope's romper room. Now it's a treasure chest of Etruscan artifacts ... helps you realize that Rome was built...More

Thank MM C
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting museum, with a fascinating collection of Etruscan artefacts - pottery, grave goods, a decorated tomb, statues and temple architecture. Beautiful things and wonderful for specialists and scholars. Not an easy place to get to, the No 19 tram stops outside, from...More

2  Thank sjhHove
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Villa Gulia is the Etruscan museum of Rome. It has a beautiful collection of Etruscan art to show. It's quite near to piazza Popolo, however the museum is very quit. We loved that very much. The gardens are less of interest and ther is no...More

Thank Leo V
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This was very interesting and quite large. It took me about 2 hours. The grounds are nice, too. I recommend coming here if you have a trip planned to Tarquinia or Cerveteri, but even if you don't plan to see any Etruscan sites it would...More

1  Thank 234worldtraveler567
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Villa Guilia is a magnificent building by itself ! Now it houses the National Etruscan Museum, which is very interesting for lovers of Ancient History. The palace itself (the so called villa) was built in 16 Century on the outskirts of Rome, on the famous...More

Thank Milen D
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss it! Beautiful villa in Villa Borghese, with incredible statues of Etruscan culture. It amazes you and makes you want to discover more, visit other Etruscan sites.

Thank Pernilla H
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

The villa itself is beautiful but the Etruscan artifacts inside are outstanding. We went in the evening on a free entrance museum day (first Sunday of the month) and it was very pleasant. There is a very interesting Castellani jewelry collection. This 19th century jewelry...More

3  Thank luvroma2
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

This museum is located at the north-west tip of the Borghese Gardens but I don't recommend a walk through the gardens as a way of finding it! My husband and I got hopelessly lost trying to do so. The museum contains Etruscan remains from numerous...More

Thank greekcypriot2009
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Museo_Villa_GiuliaRM, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Thank you very much for the review, but probably there was a misunderstanding since the photographs, in accordance with current legislation and as mentioned by the sign placed at the ticket office, are allowed for personal purpose without the use of flash and tripod. We...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Apart from the fact that in Rome, you expect history at every corner of the city, this beautiful marvel of a villa takes you even further down history and offers a sneak peak into the Etruscan civilization that was before its assimilation into the Roman...More

Thank MK24956
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morganlily
October 16, 2017|
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Response from FragilePineapple | Reviewed this property |
I'd recommend two hours. This museum has the most diverse and impressive collection of etruscan artifacts in all of Italy. It's the next best thing to actually visiting Cerveteri and Tarquinia. Because it is inside a... More
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Michael R
March 17, 2017|
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Response from rob2269 | Reviewed this property |
To get tickets, walk through the entrance. Advance tickets are NOT necessary. I walked from Villa Borghese at a slow walk and it took about 20 minutes. The return to Villa Borghese took more time because it was uphill and... More
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Patti R
April 20, 2016|
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The museum is closed all mondays (except when it's a feast f.e. on 25 April 2016),
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