The National Etruscan Museum showcases the Etruscan civilization of ancient Italy and is an excellent place for visitors to learn more about the country's rich past. The museum is housed in the Villa Giulia which was built way back in 1551-1553 and is considered to be one of the finest examples of Mannerist architecture. Visitors to the National Etruscan Museum will be able to witness numerous treasures and collections of various ancient artefacts. Some of the highlights of the museum include the "Bride and Groom" terracotta monument as well as other items-of-interest such as the Etruscan-Phoenician Pyrgi Tablets, the Apollo of Veii, the Cista Ficoroni and a Tita Vendia vase. The National Etruscan Museum is considered to be one of Italy's most important museums and is visited by numbers of tourists throughout the year. A visit to the museum is recommended for travellers sight-seeing in Rome.
Entrance tickets cost around 4€
Open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The Bride and Groom Monument
Though designated prayer facilities at the National Etruscan Museum will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, it is possible to enquire for a private area to make use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers may also visit some of the mosques in Rome such as the Rome Muslim Center, Masjid-e-Rome, Quba Mosque, Masjid Al Rahman as well as the Mosque of Rome – the most prominent mosque in the country and the largest mosque in Europe.
Halal food near the National Etruscan Museum might not be available but Muslim travellers could visit a few of the many Halal restaurants in Rome. A few prominent Halal restaurants in Rome include Luna Caprese, Super Pizza Allam Fayez, Himalaya's Kashmir, King Pizza and Jamuna.