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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  • When, in the first year of high school, I read Virgil's Aeneid, I learned, like everyone else, that in chapter III the Aeneas' ancestors appear in a dream to the hero - while he is encamped in Crete.....  more
    When, in the first year of high school, I read Virgil's Aeneid, I learned, like everyone else, that in chapter III the Aeneas' ancestors appear in a dream to the hero - while he is encamped in Crete.....  more »
  • Very impressed with this museum and saw some superb artefacts, both etruscan and roman. There are four floors featuring a grand array of exhibits and apart from everything else we rather enjoyed the....  more
    Very impressed with this museum and saw some superb artefacts, both etruscan and roman. There are four floors featuring a grand array of exhibits and apart from everything else we rather enjoyed the....  more »
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  • This museum is quiet and nice to go with kids or history enthusiasts. Big kids would like it.
  • Great museum but the written explanations are very difficult and too field specific... Nearly useless.

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