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Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya

Placa de Santa Llucia, s/n | Monestir de Sant Pere de Galligants, 17007 Girona, Spain
+34 972 20 26 32
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Interesting Museum in beautiful building

We loved this place Firstly the subject was interesting - although its focus is partly educational... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
james c
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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Greek and Roman Ruins

We really enjoyed wondering the grounds of this archeological site with Greek and Roman ruins. Some... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Wendy E
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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  • Average13%
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Placa de Santa Llucia, s/n | Monestir de Sant Pere de Galligants, 17007 Girona, Spain
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We loved this place Firstly the subject was interesting - although its focus is partly educational the display especially in the main room was stimulating and well laid out However in addition the building, (the romanesque former monastery of St Pere) was stunning both outside...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed wondering the grounds of this archeological site with Greek and Roman ruins. Some of the mosaics were in really good shape! Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 13 October 2016

All archaeology fans should visit this beautifully laid out museum in the monastery. Very low cost to enter. Their exhibits are presented in chronological order and well described in English in light airy rooms with artefacts from prehistory trough pre Roman,Roman,Medieval,and on to more modern...More

3  Thank BUCEPHALES
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This museum is set in a former monastery, consisting of the main church and adjoining cloister. The church holds a number of Roman carvings, such as sculptures and sarcophagi. Some of these are of high quality. It also has a partial mosaic floor on display....More

3  Thank Gerard_S77
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Archeological museum located inside an old Benedictine monastery, Sant Pere Galligans, foundend in the 10th century. You can visit the church and the Romanesque cloister.

2  Thank garcia1974
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I like Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya very much! I really recommend to visit it. It is also recommended for children and families! :)

2  Thank CarlesiEva
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was a lot bigger than i thought. Great insight to the history of Spain. A lot to see and great place to learn about the history.

1  Thank SidDaniels
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This place is huge and could easily present more but what there is, is surprising and beautiful. The video if the reconstruction of the mosaic (on display) is fantastic, as is the interactive screen of the mosaic. There is plenty for children with their own...More

1  Thank Storkygal
Reviewed 7 July 2016

There are temporary exhibits just inside and a permanent exhibition upstairs. It is good for kids - some hands-on activities. Generally, it is small and does not go into detail. It is a nice facility in a former monastery and has English explanations, but it...More

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Whilst in Girona we happened upon Girona's Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. It was a very worthwhile and informative visit which particularly showed the Moorish influence in Spain with its centre court.

1  Thank Leonard_vd_Heyden
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