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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
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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To Start girona

Girona is a fantastic city, small and very romantic. I am not into museums but this one is a good starting point. Once you get to know the museum which is very rich in history, go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie O
Coimbra District, Portugal
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Coimbra District, Portugal
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Girona is a fantastic city, small and very romantic. I am not into museums but this one is a good starting point. Once you get to know the museum which is very rich in history, go all over the city!

Thank Julie O
Burnaby, BC
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Firstly, we didn't know about the TiquetM6 Museum Pass which gets you half price off the other 5 once you've paid full at the first: we would have done more museums if we'd known! This museum is a bit of a curate's egg, they've attempted to collect what they have but it's spotty---some interesting printing machinery, beautiful cloister on the... More 

Thank BCAussie
Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It only cost us like 2 euro to get in with the Girona museum pass (since we already paid full price at the Jewish museum). The museum is poorly laid out, confusing. One floor has English pamphlets and the next floor is only in Catalan. I have been to a lot of museums and this one was one of the... More 

1 Thank Mrsgoofington
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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 

Thank Samantha_Carl
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.

Thank DocHarrisHHI
London, United Kingdom
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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 

Thank elizabethm2012
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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

1 Thank heleneb123
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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 

Thank Mrhook
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

Thank josiejojames
London, United Kingdom
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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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