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Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona

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Address: Placa del Rei, 5, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
Phone Number: 977-23-62-09
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For history and archeology buffs, this is amazing. Information is available in Catalan, Spanish and English. The Roman ruins of tarragon a are the most extensive of any city in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For history and archeology buffs, this is amazing. Information is available in Catalan, Spanish and English. The Roman ruins of tarragon a are the most extensive of any city in Spain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Museum is built into the Roman ruins and lets you explore various parts. Definitely a must see if you are in town and a ticket here gets you into a few other sites.

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Reus, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Really interesting Roman Museum, probably the best of the area, with so many interesting maps, mosaics and sculptures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

One of the best museums in the area. Mosaics, sculptures, drawings and archaeological explanatory very careful. Recommended to go with family.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Museum is ok, doesn't take to long to go round. Only thing that annoyed me was the staff sat on the floor levels followed u round watching you like u were going to rob the place. Quite intimidating really!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Museum built over 4 floors with a film in several different languages explaining Roman Tarraco. There are several good mosaics. Some of the descriptions are in Spanish/Catalan but not English.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

If you are in Tarragona the museum is well worth a visit. It includes excellent examples of statues/mosaics and artefacts from Roman Tarraco. The ticket is 4.50 euros and also gives you entrance to the Necropolis museum.

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L'Escala, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

If you like museums, this one is time well spent. Because Tarragona was an imperial city of the Roman Empire, historical details aren't as muddy as they can be in smaller locations

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

This place is a real gem of a collection of Roman artifacts, they are displayed well and although there is no information in English the exhibits speak for themselves. a truly magnificent collection of mosaics, i loved the medusa, and some of the floor mosaics are very well preserved too. A fabulous collection of busts and heads, with some exquisite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Tarragona or Tarraco was the Roman capitol for Spain. It is located about 1.5 hrs south of Barcelona by RENFE train, cost approx 30 euros roundtrip per person. Take the slower train because it leaves you downtown and you can easily walk everywhere. The coliseum , the museum, the cathedral, the narrow streets and shops are all easily reached and... More 

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