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Museum of Jaen

Paseo de la Estacion 27, 23008 Jaen, Spain
00 34 953 31 33 39
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Ranked #7 of 36 attractions in Jaen
Type: Museums
Traveler Description: 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... more »
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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162 reviews 162 reviews
103 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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2,110 reviews 2,110 reviews
1,905 attraction reviews
1,764 helpful votes 1,764 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
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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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