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Maria Pita House Museum

Herrerias, 28, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
981 189 853
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Ranked #22 of 28 Attractions in La Coruna
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Traveler Description: Maria Pita House Museum The Maria Pita House Museum is located at Herrerias, 28, in the old city. Maria Pita’s full name was Maria Mayor Fernandez de... more »
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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