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Museo Nacional de Arte Romano

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Address: Calle Jose Ramon Melida, 2, Merida, Spain
Phone Number: 924-31-16-90

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Interesting Museum

Like and old roman basilic, they have a very good collection of roman civilization. The Museum is very well concepted.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
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Coimbra, Portugal
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Coimbra, Portugal
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Like and old roman basilic, they have a very good collection of roman civilization. The Museum is very well concepted.

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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The arches inside this museum match the height of the nearby aqueduct, and it is a beautiful space which perfectly complements the exhibition of statuary, coins, glass and AMAZING mosaics. Helpful info cards in various languages are available in each 'room'. Allow at least an hour.

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Toronto
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My husband and I liked this museum a lot. The building itself is spacious, airy and maintains the classic theme of the works it displays. Moreover, the explanations highlight some of the artifacts, and some of the displays, such as the mosaics, are impressive. We also went to the crypt and saw some interesting work in progress, although they weren't... More 

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Maynooth
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a must if you visit Merida. Full of astonishing statues , architectural remains, mosaics and may other items of staggering style.I rarely go back to a museum two days in a row, but this one drew me back immediately, dont miss it.

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Alora, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

One of the main reasons we went back to Merida was to visit this museum as it was closed (it was a Monday) on our first visit 2 years ago. We certainly were not disappointed. The building itself is a masterpiece of modern architecture that fits both with the area and with the artefacts on display. The exhibits are displayed... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Huge building next to Theatre and Amphitheatre with many wonderful exhibits, all well described in both Spanish and English

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Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It really takes your breath away when you walk in. And the exhibits are fantastic too. Lots of information available and you can take photographs - but no flash! So much to see - allow yourself plenty of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you like classical artefacts, then set aside some time for this. It's a world class collection. The range, quality and size of mosaics is especially impressive. €3 entry.

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Madrid, Spain
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137 reviews 137 reviews
40 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

When the world outside gets very hot as it invariably does in July/August, take refuge in this light, cool and refreshing space. There is so much to see that you won't be able to do it in one go, so be prepared to come back. When you first enter the great hall, it really is like a cathedral. The modern... More 

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Sugar Land TX USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I goaded my 40+ year old brother into visiting it that one evening that we spent in Merida. I told him I would pay, and this ended up costing 3 Euros. Really a great bargain for what you'd get in the US. Here, the same museum would be $30. There are roman excavations in the basement, artifacts, tons of gold... More 

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