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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 - 14:30
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Sun 10:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00

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Very Nicely Done-Must Visit If You Like El Greco

We visited this museum to view the El Greco paintings. It was very much worth it. All of the art is nicely displayed, there is plenty of room to observe with other patrons, and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We visited this museum to view the El Greco paintings. It was very much worth it. All of the art is nicely displayed, there is plenty of room to observe with other patrons, and the rooms are easy to navigate.

Plano, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had some trepidation about going here because other than the El Grecos, I couldn't really see online that there was all that much to see here. However, based on the strength of Rick Steves' 2014 review of the museum, we decided to check it out. It was largely a waste of an hour, as we scoured the museum looking... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Only able to visit one small exhibition (entry fee waived - that was reasonable) The exhibition (all information in Spanish) was about the Reconquest - nice exhibits, but difficult to interpret for the non spanish speaker. The bit that interested me was the display of Drake's Banner - and as far as I could establish from the information boards, they... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This Museum located just off the Plaza de Zocodover. The architecture is interesting with rounded arches and wood paneled ceilings. The artwork is worth a couple of hours viewing. Most notable are the 15 El Grecos, including the Assumption of Mary. Certainly to be added to the must sees in Toledo.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Overall visit was pleasant but the day we went the whole upstairs was under renovation so I don't think we got the full value/view of this site. There were a lot of pieces in the permanent collection and temporary collections to view and the descriptions were done in several languages which was helpful. However, it didn't take very long to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Bit expensive considering how much there was to see. It was interesting and they had some cool stuff including some Greco's, but it was quite a small collection. Enjoyed what we did see even though some key Greco pieces missing when we went.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We came across this museum during our visit to Toledo. It is housed in an old hospital which has been restored and the wards turned into galleries. The beautiful old building was a treat in itself. We weren't overly engaged with the exhibits, not really enough English and probably far more interesting to locals than foreigners.

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Albany, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We enjoyed this simple museum. It was not overwhelming. The building was interesting in and of itself. It was a nice stop while touring Toledo.

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Yecla, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 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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