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The Gibraltar National Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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small museum with helpful staff

I work in heritage and so always try to visit the museum, in fact my main reason for visiting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glynis B
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Hidden jem

This place is worth a visit it is hidden away and probably gets missed out but worth a visit. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pickwick250
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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National Museum of Gibraltar.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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18-20 Bomb House Lane, Gibraltar GX11 1AA
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+350 200 74289
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work in heritage and so always try to visit the museum, in fact my main reason for visiting Gibraltar was to find out about the latest Neanderthal discoveries from Gorham's Cave complex the new world heritage site. The museum staff helped me plan my...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Glynis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is worth a visit it is hidden away and probably gets missed out but worth a visit. You can get a joint ticket here to include a visit to Gorham's cave where they have discovered evidence of Neanderthal and early modern human occupation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gives a great insight in to the history of the rock and I recommend you visit here before you do the actual rock tour. The old bath quarter is amazing and for me the highlight of the museum. The Neanderthal statues are amazing and so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating trip through the history of Gibraltar. Well laid out. Just off Main Street. Well worth a visit. We spent 2 hours there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindas006uk
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Gives a good idea of history of Gib. See the two figures Nan and Flint. If going to the Neandertal exhibition at Europa Point, going to Museum is needed either befor or after. Cannot say which way around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michael g
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Excellent. learnt a lot of interesting facts about Gib. Never realised how important to the military it was for a long time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RonASewell
Reviewed 15 December 2018

This was jam packed full of history and the films were a great addition to the exhibits. I could have stayed for much longer than I did - so allow time to visit this great little museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Acciano
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

In the hustle and bustle of Gib this is a wonderful place to visit for 90 mins or so. Well laid out and providing an interesting and informative backdrop to the area from Neolithic times right up to the current day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

For £5, great little place to visit. Lady on the front desk was very friendly and helpful. Spent an interesting hour and a half here, really enjoyed the old photos of Gibraltar and it’s people. The old Pathe film clips of the British military presence...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pickle866
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We purchased joint museum and cave tickets and visited on separate days. Interesting museum but the caves were difficult to find. After asking a few people, we walked about 15 minutes up the road from the lighthouse to a visitor centre, where a guide gave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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yeomandroid
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Response from Gibmetal77 |
There are Neanderthal exhibits which will be expanded very soon as they are currently under refurbishment (new galleries opening May 2016). More artifacts and interpretation of the nominated World Heritage Site known as the... More
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