Archaeological Museum of Bologna

Museo Civico Archeologico
Via dell'Archiginnasio 2 - 40124 Bologna

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Via de' Musei 8 – 40124 Bologna
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Below are shown the museum’s principal itineraries, arranged to offer a brief guided visit of all of the museum’s sections.

For every section, an introduction is presented of the displays, with a brief historical introduction to the relevant theme: this being either a chronological period or ancient culture to which the items on show belong.

There is then a presentation of the most significant items in each section, selected on the basis of their artistic and/or historical value, accompanied by images and a brief overview of the piece in question.

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Museum: Sections | Bologna in prehistory

The visit to the museum begins with the prehistory section, documenting the presence of mankind in the Bologna area from the Lower Paleolithic period (800,000 years ago) to the start…

Museum: Sections | The Egyptian Collection

The Egyptian section of the Museo Archeologico di Bologna, counting approximately 3500 items, is one of the most important in Italy and Europe. For the most part, it consists of…

Museum: Sections | Etruscan Bologna

Roman and Greek authors have passed down the name of Etruscan Bologna: Felsina, Etruria’s capital of the Po valley. The presence of the Etruscans in Bologna dates back to the…

Museum: Sections | Gallic Bologna

After the end of the 5th century BC, the territory of Etruscan Bologna, Felsina, saw the influx of Gallic Boi tribes, originating from north of the Alps. From the end…

Museum: Sections | Roman Bologna

In the past three decades important building works and the completion of new infrastructures have permitted the systematic archaeological exploration of vast areas once occupied by the Roman city. This…

Museum: Sections | Greek collection

With the opening of the Civico Museo in 1881, the holdings of the University and Palagi collections were displayed in the first rooms of the museum (II to IX), dedicating…

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