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Museum of Jaen

Address: Paseo de la Estacion 27, 23008 Jaen, Spain
Phone Number: 00 34 953 31 33 39
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Ranked #6 of 30 Attractions in Jaen
Type: Museums
Owner description: Monday Closed
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Type: Museums
Owner description: Monday Closed

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

As well as being an insight into the history of Jaen (which is interesting indeed) there's an impressive art gallery on the first floor. Free of charge to EU citizens too

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

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.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Ground floor interesting collection of artefacts from Andalucia (explanations in Spanish only), upper floor is paintings of slight merit.

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New York City, New York
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164 reviews 164 reviews
103 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

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 

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Malaga, Spain
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2,537 reviews 2,537 reviews
2,282 attraction reviews
2,277 helpful votes 2,277 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

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 

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Madrid, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2007

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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