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Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya

Placa de Santa Llucia, s/n | Monestir de Sant Pere de Galligants, 17007 Girona, Spain
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Ranked #17 of 30 Attractions in Girona
Type: History Museums, Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Nov 26, 2013
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197 reviews 197 reviews
133 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

It was great to learn ancient history for Catalunya. Unearthed articles were displayed in the museum. Most of guidances were written in Spanish but I found some were in English. Comparing with national museum, the museum was more local color. I liked it very much.

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San Francisco
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I didn't make it into the Museu but I did the long walk following the red "Arqueologia" line on the tourist map and it was great (and free.) Like Pompeii you get a real sense of walking in the footsteps of the ghosts from eons before. Huge chunks of the city's old wall are just frozen in time exactly where... More

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Was keen to see the Monastery Chapel which is ancient and atmospheric. Arrived at opening time (10.30) and did manage to see it for two minutes before the lights were turned off due to some Son et Lumiere thing. Visited the exhibition instead which is very interesting (tho' I agree about the Catalan texts), but have good museums where I... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Really interesting and well presented, gave a fascinating history of the site and city of Barcelona and not too crowded.

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Bethesda, Gwynedd UK
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31 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Nice piece of history and good lesson for kids. They had masks for children so me girls still remember the place.

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Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Really lovely, free to walk round, shame all the texts were in Catalan, had to use imagination. They could have put it in Spanish, at least.

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Moscow, Russia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

The museum has some interesting exhibits covering the history of Girona and the surrounding region from the pre-Roman period onwards. It was particularly interesting to see the models of the town during the Roman period, and compare them with the current layout of the town, seeing how the latter developed from the Roman plan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Very informative spent a great morning there. The lay out and attention to detail eas excellent, items were very well displayed

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