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Museo Nacional de Arte Romano

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Visit of the historical centre of Merida.

At only a few steps from the “Trojan Arch” you have the “National Museum of the Roman Art”. The... read more

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Hans G
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Amazing museum

Gorgeous museum designed to showcase an enormous collection of Roman artifacts, sculptures, coins... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Calle Jose Ramon Melida 2, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

At only a few steps from the “Trojan Arch” you have the “National Museum of the Roman Art”. The museum already exist more than 175 years, so it goes back to a small collection of local character that. Its content and activities revolve around the...More

Thank Hans G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous museum designed to showcase an enormous collection of Roman artifacts, sculptures, coins, buttons, entire mosaic floors... Amazing architecture and history.

Thank mamabookworm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building housing multiple artefacts just next to the amphitheatre. The easiest option is to grab a pamphlet at the entrance and follow the highlights. It is well worth a visit

Thank Wynand P
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Of the three sites, we visited I thought the Museum was by far the best. Some interesting finds in here.

Thank AgedMan
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This place is a must if you are at all interested in the Roman history. The museum itself is very beautiful - it was built by one of Spain's best architects Rafael Moneo. Very cleverly, they only exhibit the BEST finds. This means that you...More

Thank joannasinbox
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a long weekend and the museum was closed but luckily we got to see it on Tuesday morning before we left. It is a lovely building which was build over a part of the Roman city incorporating an original road and...More

Thank Gerlaw10
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This museum about roman art is worth the € 3. Most of the descriptions are in English. You can see a wide variety of artifacts ranging from coins to columns to statues.

Thank Randal N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Though we've been to Merida many times, we finally decided to see this museum. We began in the basement and we were stunned at the impressive displays... there is even a Roman road and parts of Roman dwellings... Upstairs is filled with mosaics and statues....More

Thank jnjdougan
Reviewed 19 June 2018

So much to look at here, we must have spent a few hours looking round. So many antiquities and going down to the basement and looking at the excavations and the roman road, very well done.

Thank Redward1947
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum full of artifacts found in the area. My favorite part was the crypt in the basement. Floor plan of a complete house, and wall murals. Hard to believe the amazing condition of these ruins. Also graves and remains are there. Super collection of...More

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linamc2016
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Response from Cristina P | Reviewed this property |
Of what I remember, there is not a public car parking nearby this museum, there is some payed places along the streets. In my case, I left my car the other side of the river (it's free), past the roman bridge on foot and... More
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