The Archaeological Museum Of Siena

The Archaeological Museum of Siena is located in the historic city center. The Museum is housed in the spaces of the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala. The museum was created by Ranuccio Bianchi Bandinelli in the twenties and thirties of the twentieth century. The collections include two major sections: the topographic and antiquarium. The topographic section provides an overview of the archeology of the territory with a focus on archaeological finds from the territory of Siena, Chianti and the Val d'Elsa. Here are relics such as tombs and funerary urns furnishings found during excavations. The Antiquarium is the section where all the public and private collections of the museum. The museum has increased its heritage with two major acquisitions: the Chigi Zondadari and Bonci Casuccini. The Bonci Casuccini collection, formed at the beginning of the twentieth century, is constituted by materials from the province and transferred to Siena. Inside the complex there are the Municipal Library and the Academy of Fisiocritici.

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Piazza del Duomo, 2
53100 Siena


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