MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, Cortona

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From Etruscan decorations to modern masterpieces, discover a series of artifacts belonging to various civilizations at MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca. Housed inside a historic 13th-century mansion, the museum celebrates the region's heritage through a collection that spreads over several floors and more than 20 display rooms. Some of the highlights of the collection are ancient artifacts--the most famous of which is the Etruscan chandelier--as well as works of some of the most important Renaissance painters, such as Luca Signorelli. Regular admission doesn't include a guided tour, but if you want one you can reserve it ahead of time via telephone or email. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca and many more Cortona attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cortona travel route planner.
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  • We were really looking forward to our visit. We were practically the only two people in the museum. We found the exhibits very disappointing. They were mostly chards from local excavations, floor of.....  more »
  • Visited this magnificent museum, located within the center of Cortona while staying in that charming town in August. There are 4 floors of art with signage in both Italian and English. Entrance fee.....  more »
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  • Well organized museum and they reduced the cost of admission while certain rooms are under renovation- not always the case in most Italian museums.
  • Well presented etruscan collection. Egyptian and later holdings a surprise. Severini art of interest to artists and art history bluffs

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