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Museo Torre di Porta Romana

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Well worth a visit...

This lovely museum is very interesting and well worth the 3 Euro entrance fee. Others reviewers... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
LoveItaly700
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Amazing History

A must stop to truly appreciate the history of the Roman Empire. Only negative is that all plaques... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
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20 May 2017
“Well worth a visit...”
13 Jun 2016
“Amazing History”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Porta Romana is is the sole survivor of the six 13th-century towers that guarded the entrances into the city. A small admission fee gains entrance to the museum of antique Umbrian ceramics housed within the tower. Because it is a tower, the ceramics are displayed...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2013
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

This lovely museum is very interesting and well worth the 3 Euro entrance fee. Others reviewers have described the exhibits so I'll just add that the curator speaks English and is happy to answer any questions not covered in the guide notes. Just be aware...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

A must stop to truly appreciate the history of the Roman Empire. Only negative is that all plaques are in Italian and not English but still worthwhile visiting.

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

I enjoyed this small museum. It houses an extensive collection of majolica ceramics (bigger than at the Palazzo dei Consoli) in the tower at Porta Romana. The entrance fee is small and it is well worth the visit if you are a fan of majolica....More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

I like the Eastern entrance because you can experience both old and new Gubbio here. The funivia is also close by, as is the Locanda del Cantiniere restaruant well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 9 March 2012

Porta Romana is is the sole survivor of the six 13th-century towers that guarded the entrances into the city. A small admission fee gains entrance to the museum of antique Umbrian ceramics housed within the tower. Because it is a tower, the ceramics are displayed...More

2  Thank CultureVulture
Reviewed 2 January 2012

This interesting museum is housed in the tower of Porta Romana on the west side of the city. It contains a fascinating collection of ceramics, arms and other miscellaneous items, also providing an opportunity to see the inside of a gatehouse. Well worth the effort,...More

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