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Maria Pita House Museum

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Address: Herrerias, 28, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
Phone Number: 981 189 853
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Museum dedicated to the English Invasion and Maria Pita

This small, free museum in the old city is an interesting space dedicated to the story of the English invasion of A Coruna and the role of Maria Pita in the city's resistance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small, free museum in the old city is an interesting space dedicated to the story of the English invasion of A Coruna and the role of Maria Pita in the city's resistance. There is not much left of the original house but they have preserved some portions of the old building which provide an interesting glimpse into how people... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

The Museum is not too big (the house is over 400 years old but refurbished) however it is good to visit in order to read / learn about the woman who saved A Coruna. The museum is set on 3 floors (4th & 5th is under construction) and each floor have good information. There are old original letters, maps, weapons... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

There is little to see in this house except for 3 paintings of Maria Pita, who is a heroine in La Coruña because she fought bravely against the forces of Sir Francis Drake. There are also explanations of her life, but little else.

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