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Museo del Encierro Museum - CLOSED

C/ Mercaderes, 17, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
948 225 413
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Bristol, Tennessee
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The Running of the Bulls (San Fermin Festival) museum had only just opened when we had the privilege to visit. Excellent souvenir shop at the front of the museum where you buy your ticket. A well educated local guide then takes you on a tour of the museum and tells you the rich history of this famous festival. Then you... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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118 reviews 118 reviews
14 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

A great experience during fiesta, and even more so when the real bulls are not in town. These are good people, and loyal to the fiesta and city. Great place to take your kids, too.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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153 reviews 153 reviews
92 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Although this museum is located at the back of a souvenir shop, don't let its appearance put you off. It is well worth the admission price as it gives you far more information about the history of the running of the bulls than you can imagine. Interactive displays, artifacts, documents all help tell the story behind the festival; this is... More 

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Chattanooga, TN
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

If you want to learn the history of Running with the Bulls, this is the place to go. Lots to see and learn and experience - very well done and was worth the price of admission.

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Camp Wood, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is a must see attraction at anytime, but really must be seen before or during the actual San Fermin Festival and the associated Running of the Bulls. We were there last July 2011) and the museum accompanied the excellent time we had at the festival. If you go to Pamplona and expect to just watch, you are likely to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

To look at this museum from the street you would think it was tacky. The (let's be honest) store front looks like so many other tourist traps. The museum is actually behind and in the basement of this souvenir shop. It was very interesting to see the history of the Running of the Bulls. Pictures and documents from the last... More 

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Toulouse, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

Very interesting information about the Bull Run with great friendly staff.

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