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National Anthropology Museum

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An interesting museum of with a very fine collection.

This was the first anthropology museum established in Spain, in the year 1875. Located in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
North Carolina
very good

I enjoyed this. It’s not very large but it has a broad and interesting collection. Don’t miss the... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first anthropology museum established in Spain, in the year 1875. Located in a 19th-century building, the museum presents an overview of different cultures, with a view to encouraging intercultural understanding and harmony. Its collections comprise items from different places in Africa, the...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Museum is separated by three different zone. Each zone is interesting and includes many different items, but most of the items are hand maded.

Thank RetsetA
Reviewed February 12, 2018

I enjoyed this. It’s not very large but it has a broad and interesting collection. Don’t miss the back room on how the museum got started with a collection of oddities. It only took about an hour to go through. The entrance is on the...More

Thank 234worldtraveler567
Reviewed August 29, 2017

We enjoyed this small museum and it was much better than we expected it to be. One man started the collection originally. It is light and bright inside with lifts between each of the 3 floors. There is something for every one in here including...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The National Anthropology Museum is small by some standards, but it is amazing in the scope of the collection and the cultural range of the exhibits. The collection is arranged carefully and is easily accessible for wheel chair users and families with children. The display...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Actually went in by mistake since I wanted to visit the archaeological museum further up the road! Anyway this is a small place and the former collection of a doctor ( if I remember correctly ): so it is free and frankly limited interest. Better...More

Thank Ianfung
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

I visited the National Anthropology Museum because I wanted to see the temporary Valentin Vega photograph collection exhibit, which was excellent! (I think it's available until March 12, 2017) The museum itself is very small and nothing is available in English. The collection is quite...More

Thank heathalandehaan
Reviewed February 15, 2017

You would think, that will all of Spain's world-wide "adventures" over the last 6 centuries this place would be full of mind-boggling cultural treasures and artifacts. That is most certainly not the case. This museum seems to have been built on the collections on one...More

Thank Craig33viaje
Reviewed November 8, 2016

If you like Museums and you would like your kids to have fun meanwhile they learn some history then you must go to this museum. It's very well planned, with plenty of simple to understand videos that you may start at any time and have...More

Thank Raul_Paravisini
Reviewed November 1, 2016

I went here on my own. Only cost 3Euros for senior entrance. Cheap for what I saw. They had armor dating back to the Conquistadores and a plaques from Roman and Greek times. I highly recommend this as you will learn so much about the...More

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