Spent several hours in the archaeological section of the museum - the fine arts section on the upper floor of the museum is worth a miss.
Ground floor interesting collection of artefacts from Andalucia (explanations in Spanish only), upper floor is paintings of slight merit.
The museum is free for EU residents, 1.50 euros for everyone else. There is a lot of information about everything on display, but only in Spanish. First there are rooms with prehistoric artifacts on display with signs explaining the Jaen region's history in particular. Then they transition into Roman artifacts, and finally into artifacts reflecting the Christian-Jewish-Arab history of the... More
The Jaen Museum is quite big and is a wonderful place to visit. First there is a fine arts museum that is very extensive and shows the history of painting and sculpture of Spain, with very famous artists represented. What is good is that each piece of art has a placard on the wall beside the work of art, explaining... More
The Museo Provincial de Jaén is often empty as Jaén City is not packed with tourists. It has two sections: 1. Archaeology: Very good collections of all the cultures that have inhabited the area. It is worth visiting the Museum just to see the Iberian culture collections, the best in the country. The Iberians were the inhabitants of Iberia in... More
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