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Museo de Segovia Casa del Sol

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Address: Calle Socorro, 11, 40071 Segovia, Spain
Phone Number: 921 46 05 80

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Small, well-presented local museum. Worthwhile.

This is a lovely little museum housed in the former Casa del Sol on the town walls of Segovia. It presents everything the visitor might wish to know about Segovia including... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This is a lovely little museum housed in the former Casa del Sol on the town walls of Segovia. It presents everything the visitor might wish to know about Segovia including geography, geology and history. The exhibits are clear, modern, well-lit and well-presented. There are some brief descriptions in English but most are in Spanish. Being able to read or... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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144 reviews 144 reviews
87 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Because it's just a little off the main path to the Alcazar (somewhat at the end of the road behind the Cathedral, along the city's old walls), this museum does not get much traffic from tourists. Unfortunately, the fact that it was so empty does make for a somewhat discomforting experience sometimes. Mixed bag of artefacts on display as well,... More 

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Valladolid, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This museum gives a comprehensive history of Segovia and the surrounding villages with many historical artifacts on display. All of the displays are in Spanish, although each panel does have a good summary in English as well. The museum is located along the city wall and inside has several rooms dedicated to each era of Segovia's history, beginning with the... More 

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千葉県
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221 reviews 221 reviews
153 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The museum was not along the main street. From Arcasal, turn right and walk along the small street. I could learn history of this town very well. I could learn how the warter brigdge was built and how Arcasal was built to today's figure.

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

this is an amazing museum that does not seem to get much attention. It's exhibits -- which are extensive -- show the evolution and development of Segovia from pre-historic times through the 20th century. Building itself is worth the visit. This old slaughterhouse has been completely re-designed especially to house almost two thousand items of historical interest. Takes about an... More 

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Toulouse, France
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We visited this Museum of Segoia because it was pouring with rain. From the bargain entrance fee of just 1 euro 20!! to the lay out of the exhibits and all the video presentations in between it was a really interesting experience. Much of the labelling is in Spanish but there are bits of English and many of the videos... More 

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Andalucia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

A bit hard to find, but this museum within the walls is very well laid out and very interesting on Segovia through the ages with varied presentation methods. A bargain too - normally E1.20, but free at weekends.

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