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If you are in Tarragona the museum is well worth a visit. It includes excellent examples of statues/mosaics and artefacts from Roman Tarraco. The ticket is 4.50 euros and also gives you entrance to the Necropolis museum.
This place is a real gem of a collection of Roman artifacts, they are displayed well and although there is no information in English the exhibits speak for themselves.
a truly magnificent collection of mosaics, i loved the medusa, and some of the floor mosaics...More
Tarragona or Tarraco was the Roman capitol for Spain. It is located about 1.5 hrs south of Barcelona by RENFE train, cost approx 30 euros roundtrip per person. Take the slower train because it leaves you downtown and you can easily walk everywhere. The coliseum...More
If you are in Tarragona for the archaeology of Roman Spain, this museum is a must-see. It has fabulous mosaic tile pieces, a good exhibit on the Roman material culture recovered in Tarragona, funerary sculptures and a small collection of hard-to-see carved precious stones. The...More
We though it was closed as the doors were shut but just as we were about to walk away we noticed people inside and it was open. It was worth visiting and only takes less than an hour. The friendly staff put on a short...More
The permanent exhibition was Roman objects such as columns, mosaics and statues, and although many of them have been damaged over the years, they were still complete enough to be interesting.. When we were there, the museum also had a temporary exhibition regarding Tarragona's experiences...More