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Museo Fournier de Naipes de Alava

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Nice museum

A must see museum in vitoria! Its the museum of cards and the archeaological museum. You can see... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

Very good museum dedicated to cards among other things. Placed in the centre of Gasteiz it has an... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
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C. Cuchilleria 54 | En pleno casco medieval, cerca de la Catedral Santa María y de Artium, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

A must see museum in vitoria! Its the museum of cards and the archeaological museum. You can see the history of spain in this museum

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank panayiotisph
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This museum has free entrance and seems to have no staff except the attendant at the front desk. We came on a Friday afternoon but were short on time before siesta so we only walked through first floor. The next day we came back to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Very good museum dedicated to cards among other things. Placed in the centre of Gasteiz it has an easy access and it's also free of charge.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stendek
Reviewed October 30, 2017

We found this a very informative visit with lovely helpful staff. It was very interesting to see how playing cards developed over the years and how they were made and the machines that made them. There was no admission charge for this museum.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank helendc1
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We found this very interesting and displayed in a wonderful old palace with very good modern display techniques. It is free and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Interesting, artistic. Filled with playing cards from various countries and eras. Doesn't necessarily sound interesting, but it was well worth a stop. In a cool neighborhood.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank PhoenixLee
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

It is an extraordinary museum with the biggest collection of playing cards on the world! A visit takes about an hour and it's a very good time there. In the shop you can buy many interesting decks of cards, even the original ones more than...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed October 4, 2014

We only came here because we bought a ticket that gives you entrance to all the main museums in the city. You can buy it at any of the main museums and it saves several euros if you visit all of them. We thought it...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank madamedefarge
Reviewed July 30, 2012

There are two museums here and based on the other reviews and a time crunch we chose to go first through the card museum. No complaints (it is free) but not all that exciting either. If you are a history buff or really like cards...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Jackinbama
Reviewed June 19, 2012

The Fournier Playing Card Museum is located in the Palacio de Bendaña. Heraclio Fournier Gonzalez founded in 1868 a company that manufactured playing cards in Vitoria. His grandson Felix Alfaro Fournier inherited the company and he started collecting playing cards. Felix was the one who...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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