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Museo de Caceres

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Address: Plaza de Veletas in the old town, 10003 Caceres, Spain
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Lovely museum with a varied collection

The museum, in the old town , holds lots of interesting artifacts from prehistoric times through the Roman era down to the Visigoths. There is a great Arab cistern in the lower... read more

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum, in the old town , holds lots of interesting artifacts from prehistoric times through the Roman era down to the Visigoths. There is a great Arab cistern in the lower parts which must not be missed. Next door is a small picture gallery with an El Greco , a few sketches by Picasso and a small Miro. Nothing... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice overview of history of the Extremadura region, clothing and tools exhibit, ancient finds, and temporary exhibits of art. Some English translations.

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Thank Karen M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

good place, easy to find, very cool place to escape from the heat of the day. it tell the histroy of the city and the Extramadura, it built over the ancient Arab Aljibe (Water Reservoir), free entrance for European Citizen , the other must pay 7 euros

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Thank Omar D
Braintree, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A great visit, free to all EU nationals and only €1,20 for other nationals. The museum covers prehistory right up to the present. A fantastic find. Also attached is an art space on 3 floors.

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Thank eagerbeavers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Some interesting exhibits, some very ancient and others giving an insight into local industries and ways of life

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Thank Michael P
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

A lot of archaeological items from the Palaeolithic age to Romans in the 5 rooms of the ground floor. The second floor has items reflecting production and commerce. My favourite was the clothing. There were about 15 outfits and the needlework and design was stunning some separate displays of linen undergarments. Inspirational. The basement has a pool with arches. A... More 

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Rocklin, California
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Spent a few hours in this very interesting museum. Artifacts ranged from 13 BC to current art exhibits. Well worth the 1.5 Euro admission. You can go down to the Arab cistern within the museum.

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Varese
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Well displayed and documented time frames with evidence of patient research. History going back to a.D. times, and the recent influences of populations (Rumania).

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wonderful museum, free of charge. One of the few locations open and that we were allowed to visit since we were there when they were filming one of the many movies evidently made in the historic city area. Do not miss this museum with the Arab cistern in the basement. Friendly staff as well

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Nice collection From Palaeolithic times and modern art too. There are Romans underground and Morden art too. Worth a visit for art, history and Spanish culture lovers

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