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Museu d'Historia de la Ciutat

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Address: Carrer de la Forca 27, 17004 Girona, Spain
Phone Number: 972 222 229
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Great historical view of Barcelona

If you love history this is the place for you. Make sure you leave at least 2 hours to work your way through both the underground ruins where you can walk through the old streets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you love history this is the place for you. Make sure you leave at least 2 hours to work your way through both the underground ruins where you can walk through the old streets of Barcelona and the displays upstairs. Whilst not as awe inspiring as the underground streets in Rome it is well worth a visit. The Jewish... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A wonderful visit on a rainy Sunday. The main attraction is what is below the museum in a self guided walk of what was the Roman City beneath "the old city" of Barcelona. It puts some of the city into a historic perspective.

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This museum has really good stuff in it and girona has a fascinating history. However the museum is disjointed and almost all the displays have extensive documentation in Spanish and Catalan but not English. There is a little book in French and English but the museum would be immeasurably improved by some joined up thinking. A sense that they are... More 

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Newcastle
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

interesting bu very little in English translation. Would have liked to understand more of the history, but had to guess from the Spanish/Catalan descriptions

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We went on the first Sunday of the month so admission was free. The audio tour was not available at any price on that day, and our Spanish is poor so much of the upper floors were left to guess work. Nevertheless the place was fascinating, and the bottom levels with the archeological digs were explained in English and that... More 

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St Albans Hertfordshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Very little information in English next to exhibits and the English guidebook superficial so felt we left very little the wiser of the history of Girona

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Made the effort to find this place by foot and wasnt dissappointed, if you like learning about the local history of the place you are visiting then this is for you. With children on a hot spanish day?? Probably not!

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Girona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

I highly recommend the roman-era exhibits, mainly the mosaic and a metal glass showing the route of the Via Augusta, it covers from the pre-history up to modern times

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Visit on Sunday when it is quiet. Well set out with easy to find information which gives context to what you are looking at as you walk around the Old Town. Fill your water bottle at the free cooler in the cloister.

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Blackburn, England
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2007

This is a great source of understanding about what makes this town, and the region, tick. There is a powerful display about the civil war and Franco years on the top floor - it's worth going just for that alone. The displays are 'snappy' and quickfire -deep, but don't go on too much. Ground floor has industrial machinery in a... More 

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Additional Information about Museu d'Historia de la Ciutat

Address: Address: Carrer de la Forca 27, 17004 Girona, Spain
Phone Number: 972 222 229
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Girona
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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