Gregorian Etruscan museum - Roma

Founded by pope Gregory XVI in 1837, the Etruscan Museum contains objects from excavations conducted since 1828 in Southern Etruria (Today's Lazio region) which was part of the Papal states. Since 1870, the objects have come from private collections. The objects relating Etruscan history are diplayed together with Roman antiques. The museum is hosted within Innocent VIII's palace where you can admire Renaissance frescos as well.

Things to see: Etruscan ceramics, bronzes, goldware, tombs, sarcophaguses, frescos, jewels, busts, vases and many evryday life objects.


Address : Viale Vaticano Roma Italy

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