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Museum of Cadiz

Plaza de Mina s/n, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
00 34 956 20 33 68
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Ranked #8 of 29 Attractions in Cadiz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Art Museums
Traveler Description: Plaza de Mina Web: http://www.juntad... Opening Hours: Tuesdays: 2:30-8:30 pm Wednesday to Saturday: 9 am-8:30 pm Sundays and holidays: 9 am-2:30 pm... more »
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Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Île-de-France, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I visited this museum with my family on the strength of the reviews on this site. Having been to the museum neither my husband nor I could understand the glowing reviews that other people have written. The museum is very average or even worse than average. The collection of archaeological objects includes some lovely and interesting pieces but the displays... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is an excellent museum. We were delighted to discover that we got in for a free as EU members. Not only is the museum fantastic and fascinating, it also has an art gallery on the higher levels. A must see if you are in Cadiz.

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Gloucestershire
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very pleasant museum, well laid out chronologically with plenty of English language information. Also, remarkably quiet considering the City it is in. Free admission for EU citizens.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This museum is a must for all visitors to Cadiz. The oldest city in Europe and the museum represents Cadiz throughout the ages. There are the artefacts dating back to the Phoenicians up to 2000BC. They are just very simply but exquisitely displayed, the lighting is perfect. I have no problem that the text is only in Spanish, one can... More

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Philadelphia, Tennessee
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This amazing small local museum deserves a visit if you are interested in the history of Cadiz. It has a lot of nice oil paintings, historical documents...Its principle highlights is a wooden/ivory model of the city in the 18th century, 1/250 scale. The old town is beyond this point. At first, there was just one Gate (Puerta), but they built... More

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Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Cadiz is a 3000 year old city, and all of the history is documented at the museum. We loved the marionet exhibit on one of the higher floors, as well as the Roman statues.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The ground floor with archaeology from the Cadiz area is wonderful, but not really worthwhile trekking round the art galleries upstairs.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We enjoyed the museum very much, it had the history of trade and the Roman occupancy of Cadiz with many artefacts. Lovely space.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

A museum worth paying attendance fee, but it is free and no donation box. I think the most interesting area was the puppet room. Very good and well worth a visit.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I live in Liverpool and our museums contain a lot of relevant information about our city. This museum is mainly Roman artifacts and modern art paintings. This fine but will tell you little of the mores recent history of Cadiz

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