National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia
Type: History Museums, Museums
Fanatics of ancient relics and artifacts will definitely want to check out the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia. On display, one can marvel at ancient Etruscan jewelry, pottery and bronze and... Read More
Fanatics of ancient relics and artifacts will definitely want to check out the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia. On display, one can marvel at ancient Etruscan jewelry, pottery and bronze and marble sculptures excavated at Cerveteri. The collection is found in an ancient 15th century papal villa near the Parioli district and just a stone's throw away from the Villa Borghese park. Some major masterpieces are featured here including the remarkable 6th century BC Apollo from Veio (which unlike other versions is clothed), the Dea con Bambino (Goddess with a Baby) and Hercules, mutilated but with a stag. TRAM: 3, 19.
Piazzale di Villa Giulia 9
Hours:Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.
- Adult 4; Senior (66+) Free; Child (0-17) Free
- Family-Friendly Museums: "Be sure to visit room no. 9 to see one of the world's most important Etruscan art treasures, the bride and bridegroom coffin from the 6th century BC dug out of the tombs of Cerveteri."
- Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: With it's proximity to Rome's Villa Borghese park, you can combine a day of history and nature with the entire family.