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National Archeological Museum (Museo Arqueologico Nacional)

Serrano, 13, 28071 Madrid, Spain
91-577-79-12
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Ranked #5 of 457 Attractions in Madrid
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Owner description: Works dating mostly from Hispanic prehistory to the Modern Age, but...
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Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: Works dating mostly from Hispanic prehistory to the Modern Age, but it also includes some other cultural remains: Greek, Etruscan, Roman and various South American cultures.
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Dresden, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Free on Sundays. Also most of the museums in Madrid were free or for reduce price for students. This is a great way to educate and inspire younger generation. I really appreciate it. This museum is not small so spare some time for it, I suggest about 3 hours. The exhibition was nicely layer out and gave a chronological presentation... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Fascinating museum and only $3 to get in! Spent all afternoon discovering some of the most interesting artefacts found in Spain.

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Absarokee, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We went to see the cave drawings which turned out to be the low point of the museum, They were also excellent, but the rest was better. For only 3 euro it is a great value.

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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This place is awesome! If you care about history and language at all then this place should be on your "must see" list. Statues, tablets, maps, bones, swords, crosses, ancient money, treasure chests and a number of other ancient artifacts. This place is worth every bit of 3 Euros required for entry.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This unique and highly professional museum creates a very unique atmosphere using different dark and light mixtures along the halls. there are 3 main floors starting from the Paleolithic and Neolithic (Stone) age through Bronze / Iron ages and recorded history up until the modern era. It takes at least 5 hours (if you really want to explore it) to... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Like most of the other reviews, the museum was top quality. Modern, well laid out, and an incredible collection. The interactive video displays at some the exhibits are well worth the trip alone. The interactive audio guide was disappointing.

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Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Three floors of nothing, cheap but still not worth it. It seemed as though I was walking through a high school exhibit.

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Madrid, España
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The collections were already good and interesting but now it's nicer and more comprehensive and educative. Good job.

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Alexandria,VA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent re-modeling offers a complete trip through time, from prehistory of Spain. Definitely needs several visits to proceed through the different eras!

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Venice, Italy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Museum has been renovated and the result is fantastic. I have been many times in the past and I can say they have done a great job. I have been to many Museums around the World and the 3€ entrance for what you see is way to low! Great collection, (impressive the Mozarabe art one) fantastic organisation and the... More 

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