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Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona

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All reviews several floors beautiful mosaics roman artefacts various parts entry fee several languages lots of history collection exhibits museum medusa anchor coins spain buffs film necropolis
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

Google maps sent us to the wrong place - it is now situated on the water's edge at the port. Lots of history given, in several languages. Easy to follow the history of Tarragona chronologically. Some fabulous remains.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jpod216
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Even my 18 year old son whose not really into history enjoyed our trip round this combination of museum and Roman remains. The exhibits were intersting and some beautiful statues. Ensure you go up the stairs where you can especially in the old tower, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nahancock
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The best, the location. Inside, many archeological items of the Roman Tarragona, their interest is aboslutely modest

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gcervi2016
Reviewed 16 March 2018

there are some nice pieces, but as a whole the museum is nothing spectacular. I specially liked the Medusa mosaic. but I wonder if this is really all and the best they found on the Roman sites here around . or if it all went...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a very interesting attraction. More than just a museum, this place has many pathways that lead in different directions which enhance the feeling of exploring this ancient site. Up top you will have an excellent view of the surrounding area.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank chrisbaxter78
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A fab Museum, the view out of the top corner window near the anchor is great, don't miss it. Quite an in depth museum. Roman sculptures, mosaics, set over several floors. Museum is definitely for the History Buffs, it is more of a traditional museum,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jane2003rugby
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Tuesday was “free day” so we got double the value! Well put together exhibits, some really stunning (tessera) and artifacts taking you way back into BC. Rated amongst the best of its type in Spain. If you like your history it’s worth the effort. Tarragona...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank shintaro1
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The 4.50 entrance also includes entrance to the wonderful Necropolis (left this until the following week as it's on the other side of town )so keep the ticket in a safe place. I believe this museum is due to close in February/March 2018 for renovations...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a good little museum, containing many of the Roman artefacts found in the town, with some beautiful mosaics which are worth the visit alone. There are lots of coins, pottery etc and an anchor from a Roman ship wreck (which I think my...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Babyalmie
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Loved my visit to this place. Great to see the various parts of this museum but would definitely advise buying the combine ticked for 7.50 Euro that lets you into all 4 parts as it is not immediately clear that this is the case. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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