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Museo Civico Archeologico

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A hidden little treasure

Small museum but with incredible high quality pieces. What makes it really unique and worth to pay... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
David C
Barcelona, Spain
Ruins ok, but not Pompeii!

Ruins double as a concert venue so lots of taped off areas and metal fencing. What is amazing is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Since 1914 Archaeological Museum conserves Etruscan, Roman and Lombard finds, telling the history of Fiesole. In front of the Museum there is Archaeological Area, with the Roman Theatre (that holds shows and viewers during the Summer), the Etruscan...more
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Via Portigiani 1, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Compared to other archaeological sites we have been to this one is a bit of a let down. You can see most of the site without paying to get in, either from the adjoining cafe or from the city walls above. There’s not much interpretation...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not visit the museum. Rather we walked around the Teatro Romano instead. And much liked. Particularly as we had visited some places in Greece early August. So we were walking once again in the footsteps of history. The Romans (and Greeks) knew where...More

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited one afternoon and spent nearly 2 hours looking around the site and the museum. It was very quiet when we were there meaning we could really take our time and look properly and read about the 2000+ year history of Fiesole. Just about...More

Thank Roy V
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We had a short look round this area. It felt as though it needed an input of money, as work was being done to different areas, and it had a feeling of needing more money spent. Some parts had old furniture stored away, tatty signs...More

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Musei_di_Fiesole, Servizio Accoglienza at Museo Civico Archeologico, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear HelenBal, if you visited the archaeological area some days before, you found works in progress around the Etruscan-roman Temple (for the extraordinary and necessary restoration) and maybe some temporary maintenance works inside the Area. We apologise for the inconvenience and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Small museum but with incredible high quality pieces. What makes it really unique and worth to pay a visit is the fact that, being outside the tourists routes, there is virtually no-one else but you visiting it, so you can spend as much time as...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Ruins double as a concert venue so lots of taped off areas and metal fencing. What is amazing is the artefacts in the museum, and one of the most amazing views from the first floor museum Windows. No one else in the museum, and we...More

Thank SimeyWimey
Reviewed 21 July 2018

It was great to have a chance to visit the ruins and the museum. We had a guide which helped make it more informative for us. It is amazing you can walk through most of the ruins, in other towns they do not allow it...More

Thank carrjenn
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We visited Fiesole twice during our recent visit to Florence. This was on recommendation from a friend of ours and we weren't disappointed. Beautifully situated on top of a hill with commanding views over Florence, the Museum and Archeological site were fascinating and a pleasure...More

Thank Atkos
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Reach Fiesole by taking the number 7 bus from Piazza San Marco. (Buy tickets at a Tabacchi, and be sure to validate each ticket as you get on the bus). Fiesole is one of the few towns that you can reach by taking a Florence...More

Thank rondi3
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

You can take a number 7 bus from Florence for a 25 minute ride to Fiesole. The central square often has a market, the day we went there were a number of craft stalls selling woodwork, pens, jewellery, etc. From there we took the steep...More

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21 October 2016|
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Response from hikeforcalm2 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, life has been too busy since Italy 2016! But it's still a beautiful fresh memory. I guess you now know if there are May concerts in the amphitheatre. I would have advised you to check their website, or email the... More
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Response from mjj2red | Reviewed this property |
Hi, This is on one of the hillsides above Florence in Fiesole. I know you can catch it in Piaza San Marco across from the church. It is the number 7 bus if I remember correctly. Yes, there are a number of restaurants... More