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Museo de Santa Cruz

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Address: Calle Miguel de Cervantes 3, 45001 Toledo, Spain
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+34 925 22 14 02
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One of the most interesting museums in Toledo

Was set up in 1494 to originally take in foundlings and served this purpose until 1846. Now houses a museum of Fine Arts. furnishings and weapons, suits of armour and busts... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Yecla, Spain
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Yecla, Spain
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

Was set up in 1494 to originally take in foundlings and served this purpose until 1846. Now houses a museum of Fine Arts. furnishings and weapons, suits of armour and busts. Houses paintings by Ribera, Carducho, Morales, Giordano,Coello, Goya, a representative selection of 16th & 17th century painters of Toledo & of course, El Greco works. The second floor houses... More 

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

There are two parts to the museum but it is hard to tell that. When we went in through the main entrance we were in the picture galleries which had some beautiful pictures, some by El Greco which were magnificent. We thought that we were finish and started to head out when one of the staff directed us to a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

This museum is situated in a beautiful building with great ceilings. There are some excellent El Grecos. Also there are a range of interesting antiques and paintings. There were some interesting modern exhibitions on when we visited in August 2016 but you get the feeling it was between exhibitions as a lot of the areas were closed off (although it's... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

It's the first museum you see after you cross the bridge and come up the hill. it provided excellent opportunity to rest and admire the art in an air-conditioned building! Some of the walls has the original wall exposed. That was really nice to see. There is a nice garden (public) behind it.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Nice museum with some nice pieces. Not much to see but what they have you are up close. If it's a hot day and you want to cool down for €8 you can see some stuff and hide for an hour or so from the heat

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San Isidro, Argentina
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

This was a hospital established by the Catholic Kings, and is now a museum. The day we visited we found an exhibition featuring "The Austrias", as the Spanish Hapsburgs are usually called. A very well organized exhibit of history, art, and culture of Spain from 1500 to 1700. The building alone is worth the visit, but stay tuned to see... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

Overall, this museum is a bit sparse, when compared to the art museums in Madrid. But unlike in Madrid, you can get up close and examine the artwork. It seemed fairly deserted inside; I was surprised at the lack of tourists and staff. Lots of medieval artwork, much of it focused on the completely inappropriate lactation miracle of St. Bernard.... More 

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Reviewed July 16, 2016

The Museum/Art gallery was interesting but I really was more interested in the building. When you "exit" the art exhibit you do get to see some of the grounds and the courtyard. I did like some of the art, but the exhibit area removed you from the setting, rather than enhanced it.

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

This museum has a lot of Spanish art. Some Statuary but a lot of paintings. It is well worth a visit!

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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

A must see when in Toledo, the el Greco paintings are worth the effort of finding this place. And believe me every thing in Toledo seems to be up hill so it is an effort

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