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Museu Arqueologic de Son Fornes

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Small but interesting

A small but very informative museum in montuiri about the talaiot son fornes archaeological site a... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2019
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Small compact and educational.

When in Montuiri visit this museum before seeing anything else. English speaking museum staff can... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2019
Toronto, ON
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Aug 12, 2019
“Small but interesting ”
Mar 16, 2019
“Small compact and educational.”
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

A small but very informative museum in montuiri about the talaiot son fornes archaeological site a few miles away covering the site from 900 B.C through to middle ages. Cheap entry and well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

When in Montuiri visit this museum before seeing anything else. English speaking museum staff can give you suggestions regarding other sites in the area as well. The city hall has maps to show the location of the most important sites in this small town built...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kinzas
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Museu Arqueològic de Son Fornès is a little museum located in the town called Montuiri, in the center of the Mallorca island. Here you can see the history of ancestral humans, who inhabited this island ans especially the history of the prehistoric town called "Son...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed June 10, 2015

The museum is very informative about all periods in Mallorca. The texts are in Castilian and Balearic, but you can get a translation in English and German (and perhaps also other languages). Very kind staff. See the museum before you visit the site "Talaiot Son...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Mette K
Reviewed June 26, 2014

I am writing this review after a year(was there may 2013)We stopped by this fine archaeological museum in Monturi for a few hours .We have always been interested how people lived during the ancient times.The collections of pottery ,depictions and animations showing how people constructed...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank mistamojo
Reviewed April 2, 2014

A bit of a drive from Palma or Alcúia and Pallença, but if you enjoy archaeology or ancient history, this is worth the 90 minute drive from any of the above cities. The drive through the heart of the island is very beautiful. The Museu...More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank Mark R
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Son Fornes is a superb Taliotic site and the nearby archaeological museum in Montuiri is the essential starting point for anyone wanting to know more about Pre/Post and Taliotic culture. Great little museum in an old mill at edge of the town and a really...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank Peter G
Reviewed April 2, 2013

the visit is essential if you want to know the wonderful world of the talayots and Balearic prehistory. Espectacular sIte and the restoration work is unique in Mallorca. Museum extremely educational for children. The Museum people are very polite and charming A wonderful visit

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank SylviaG690
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