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Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona

Address: Placa del Rei, 5, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
Phone Number: 977-23-62-09
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Ranked #8 of 33 Attractions in Tarragona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Thurso
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place to visit. You can access the roof and look over the town and over towards the harbour. Steep stairs but there is a lift some access for disabled is available also.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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87 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful building, short informative introductory film about Tarraco/Tarragona available in several languages, a wide variety of exhibits so everyone should find something to interest them, and well lit displays. We particularly enjoyed the mosaics and glass. Spent around an hour there.

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Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The museum is really nice. They have some wonderful and interesting objects there. So if you have the time and are interested in archaeology you should definitely visit it!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

What a museum. It will give you an idea of how much Roman influence was in Tarragona. The archaeology pieces found in this museum can tell some history. So many things to see and learn here. I could not imagine how old all these pieces are. That's real archaeology!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Try this one on for size. The beauty of Tarragona,its magnificent situation on a rocky promontory above the sea and its gentle climate makes you understand why Jupiter left Tiria,his chosen one,because he fell in love with Tarragona. I agree with Jupiter but for less empathic urges. Even to this day its possible to explore the attractive passage archeological that... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We thought this was included on our multi-site ticket, but it wasn't, although the day we visited it was free anyway. Good mosaics and some interesting artefacts

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San Diego, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Great value and all within walking distance. There are probably 5 or 6 ancient roman sites in this former Roman Capital city that you can easily manage to see in a day. The Roman Theater, Roman Circus, Roman walls, forum and amphitheatre are the best things to see and easily managed by walking around the city. It really humbles you... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Spread out over several floors, this museum is constantly interesting. The views of Tarragona from the top of the museum are vast. At every corner there are diagrams, so that you know what it is you are looking at from the roof top. On each floor there are interesting exhibits of Tarragon's ancient Roman past.

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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Staff very helpful. Lots of excellent free information in English and other languages. Several floors of good exhibits, some fantastic individual items and fantastic mosaics. Well worth the two hours spent there.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This is a nice compact museum spread over three floors, giving a peak into the development of various art forms of the Roman times. It has a unique small Romantic museum within it, well worth a visit! I was reminded of the sculptures of Khajuraho, India. The mosaic and sculptures are well preserved and show the advanced state of artistic... More 

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