One of the most important collections of Etruscan art in the world. The museum collects the best excavations made in Tuscany. Important Etruscan and Roman finds are displayed together with some masterpieces of funeral sculptures such as Etruscan urns and sarcophagi, the large bronze statues of the Chimera and of the Arringatore. Also important is the Egyptian section, which in Italy is second only to Turin´s Egyptian Museum. The museum is housed in the Palazzo della Crocetta, built for Mary Magdalene de Medici, sister of Cosimo II.
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From Tuesday to Friday 8.30 - 19.00; Saturday, Sunday and Monday 8.30 - 14.00.
Closed January 1st, December 25th
Closed on 2nd,4th and 5th Sunday of the month.
Free admission every 1st Sunday of the month
The last entry is 45 minutes before closing time.
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