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Buonconvento Museum/Gallery Fodor's Choice

An imposing bishop's palace holds this unique museum of Etruscan relics. Although there are many beautiful pieces displayed in an intelligent and well-documented fashion, the almost complete roof and pediment from a 5th-century BC Etruscan house stand out as rare and precious artifacts. The so-called Cowboy of Murlo, a large-hatted figure from the same roof, is the star of the collection but anyone interested in ancient Etruscan culture will be well rewarded by a visit here. The museum is named after the nearby site from which most of the artifacts were excavated.

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Piazza della Cattedrale 4
Buonconvento, Tuscany  53016, Italy

0577-814099

www.museisenesi.org

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