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Museu d'Historia de la Ciutat

Carrer de la Forca 27, 17004 Girona, Spain
+34 972 22 22 29
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A look a Roman Ruins under old town Barcelona

A wonderful visit on a rainy Sunday. The main attraction is what is below the museum in a self... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2014
DocHarrisHHI
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Great potential but not working

This museum has really good stuff in it and girona has a fascinating history. However the museum is... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2013
Elizabeth M
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“Very Welcoming Attraction”
4 Aug 2017
“Everything you need to know about Gironas history”
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Carrer de la Forca 27, 17004 Girona, Spain
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

A wonderful visit on a rainy Sunday. The main attraction is what is below the museum in a self guided walk of what was the Roman City beneath "the old city" of Barcelona. It puts some of the city into a historic perspective.

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Reviewed 25 October 2013

This museum has really good stuff in it and girona has a fascinating history. However the museum is disjointed and almost all the displays have extensive documentation in Spanish and Catalan but not English. There is a little book in French and English but the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 12 September 2013

interesting bu very little in English translation. Would have liked to understand more of the history, but had to guess from the Spanish/Catalan descriptions

1  Thank heleneb123
Reviewed 7 June 2013

We went on the first Sunday of the month so admission was free. The audio tour was not available at any price on that day, and our Spanish is poor so much of the upper floors were left to guess work. Nevertheless the place was...More

1  Thank Mrhook
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Very little information in English next to exhibits and the English guidebook superficial so felt we left very little the wiser of the history of Girona

Thank josiejojames
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Made the effort to find this place by foot and wasnt dissappointed, if you like learning about the local history of the place you are visiting then this is for you. With children on a hot spanish day?? Probably not!

Thank ryanairaddict
Reviewed 16 July 2012

I highly recommend the roman-era exhibits, mainly the mosaic and a metal glass showing the route of the Via Augusta, it covers from the pre-history up to modern times

Thank Blesaster
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Visit on Sunday when it is quiet. Well set out with easy to find information which gives context to what you are looking at as you walk around the Old Town. Fill your water bottle at the free cooler in the cloister.

Thank Jan E
Reviewed 1 June 2007

This is a great source of understanding about what makes this town, and the region, tick. There is a powerful display about the civil war and Franco years on the top floor - it's worth going just for that alone. The displays are 'snappy' and...More

6  Thank fluffytapeworm
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