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Museo Arqueologico de Frigiliana

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Address: Cuesta Apero 10, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
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Lovely little place

Beautiful building. Has some.interesting artefacts, worth visiting as will only take 20 minutes to look around, especially if you want to escape the heat of the sun! Not a huge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Curious little stop off with some history and artefacts on Frigillina. But felt there could be so much more, the area was so sparse and there was no sign directing you to the tower with a great view (we stepped onto scaffolding ourselves and walked up some stairs not knowing what was up there). The man on the desk was... More 

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Lisburn, Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Small compact little museum showing some archaeological finds from the area around frigiliana from as far back as the neolithic and bronze ages.follow the signs for the tourist information office as it is found inside the same building.lovely little exhibition area too which was showing photography from the local area and models of the main buildings in frigiliana.the museum and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building. Has some.interesting artefacts, worth visiting as will only take 20 minutes to look around, especially if you want to escape the heat of the sun! Not a huge amount of artefacts, but what is there is well done.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

If you have time this Museum is worth visiting for around 20 to 30 mins. As others have said although small, there were interesting historical exhibits of items found in the region centuries BC. There was also a lovely library upstairs which would offer nice respite from any crowds or the sun. Note it's closed 2 to 4 pm.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The visit to the museum inside the tourist office was interested because we learnt so much about the history of the Romans, and you get some fantastic information about the town of Frigilana inc. the market as well. It´s worth a quick visit though.

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Frigiliana, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Firstly the building itself, beautifully and faithfully restored from the ruins. It's called La Casa del Apero,and it was originally the building that housed, maintained and repaired the agricultural equipment for the nearby palace of the Dukes of Marique, now El Ingenious, the last functioning molasses factory in Europe. From the patio you can climb to two miradors with impressive... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

A small but perfectly formed local museum, with a modern, attractive layout in a beautiful old building. Some very interesting prehistoric finds from the nearby caves. Will probably only take you around 20min to look around, but it is FREE. Also doubles as the information centre, so we picked up some maps, directions to el castillo and lunch ideas.

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East Midlands, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Well worth a visit, the views are wonderful.We enjoyed the museum, there are a lot of artifacts but we didn't like the noise from the video. It spoilt a peaceful well restored place.Helpful staff, speaking English. There are wonderful walk in this area of the village and leaflets available.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

the small free museum offers insight to archeological finds in caves near Frigiliana. a small booklet is for sale describing walks both in the rocky river gorge below frigiliana : Rio Higueron and on the rocky paths on the steep craggy rocks above the Rio Higueron. on my visit in january the lavender and rosemary was already in bloom and... More 

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Hunnebostrand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

The museum is centrally located in a nicely renovated building. The exposition is small but interesting. The head of staff speaks English and is very helpful.

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