Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya - Ullastret

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Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya - Ullastret

Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya - Ullastret
4.5
Ancient Ruins • History Museums
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
About
Located on a small hill, the Iberian city of Ullastret overlooks the gentle and peaceful countryside of the Empordà. Between VIth and IInd centuries BC it was one of the largest concentrations of population in the pre-Roman Iberian Peninsula, and the capital town of the indiketes. Strolling among its streets, houses and stately buildings, exploring its magnificent city walls and visiting the museum, will take you back more than 2.500 years ago, at the heart of the Iberian culture.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Tamerlans007
Badalona, Spain1,756 contributions
Huge
Aug 2019
The bigest Iberian culture archaeological site in the world. They probide you an audioguide to understand the visit but you must watch the video with a 3D rebuilding of the city to understand how it was in the 3rd century BC. The entrance is free for teachers.
Written 4 January 2020
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Margot G
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States16 contributions
Really well done!
Jun 2019 • Family
We loved walking around this ruin, and we learned so much. The audio devices were really informative, and we could piece together what this civilization would have felt like in its time through the information at each station. A great 3D video helped us to step back in time. All of us enjoyed our time- ages 13 up to 76. A highlight of our. trip to Spain.
Written 17 June 2019
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AlbertSalichs
Manresa, Spain8,249 contributions
A very interesting iberian town
Jul 2018 • Friends
The Museum of Archeology is located in Ullastret, a little town in Girona Province. It is an outdoor complex,where you can see a lot ruins of a big old iberian town,so it is a very interesting place for archeology-lovers. Also you can enjoy with the beautiful views of surroundings,because the old town is located in a little hill. In the complex,you can enter in a small museum,where you can learn about the history of iberians. So, a very nice place to walk, see beautiful views and ruins and learn about the first settlers in the Iberian Peninsula.
Written 3 October 2018
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Daniel R
Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain301 contributions
Awesome millenary site
Mar 2018 • Family
Huge Iberian walls and well conserved structures around 25 hundred years old...a cultural visit even young children will enjoy. The museum was fine; it could have shown more things, but was nice and neatly presented. All in a wonderful environment. If you have the chance and the weather is nice, take a walk around the surrounding fields.
Written 30 March 2018
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Killian D
Barcelona, Spain200 contributions
Remarkable archaeology site and museum
Aug 2017 • Friends
This is a remarkable site, and well worth a visit. The site is an Iberian Iron Age town, where you can walk around and see the old buildings and town streets. The site is also one of the five main branches of the Archaeology Museums of Catalonia (MAC - Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya).
Written 23 February 2018
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Vince
Barcelona, Spain85 contributions
Step back in time - discover the Iberian settlement at Ullastret
Dec 2017 • Family
The Iberian settlement at Ullastret is well conserved and takes you back in time. The small museum has a good collection of artefacts from the time of settlement (7 to 4th Century BC) and there is also a 3-D audiovisual experience which we really enjoyed.
We visited with children (9, 11, 13) and we all made good use of the audio guides (there is a soundtrack for children and another for adults).
Interesting to learn of the connections between this site and the Greek settlement of Empures to the north.
Written 11 December 2017
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Lara757
Manchester, UK55 contributions
Interesting site which is well worth a visit
Sep 2017 • Couples
This is an interesting site to visit. You are given an audio guide to walk around with which helps a little with imagining how the site would have looked. Some more drawings would probably have helped around the site.
The museum is very good and there are some very very old pieces in here.
Well worth a visit.
Written 1 October 2017
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Idler
Wolverhampton, UK2,695 contributions
A Credit To The Catalunyan Government.
Jul 2017 • Couples
These are very impressive remains, in a bucolic situation. The city walls are amazing given that they date from 600 BC. The audioguide is entertaining, and the visit is not overlong. We liked the video, and seeing the skulls with nails through them was particularly memorable. I don't think that it is possible to make a better job of interpreting an archeosite. Top marks, and well worth a visit, to learn about Spain's Celtic pre-history.
Written 16 July 2017
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Lewissmit
Sale, UK34 contributions
Seek out them ruins
Oct 2016 • Couples
Good museum in a fantastic location. The Iberian remnants are the real reason for visiting. The huge defensive walls are particularly impressive, compared with some sites a lot remains and it's not difficult to envisage how the town functioned.

We visited in late October and as well as being sparsely attended for seasonal reasons (but not neglected) the visit was very generously free. Don't be deterred though it really is worth the paying the modest (3€?) entry fee.

Look out for the c17 ecclesiastical stone bits outside the meseum, to my regret I forgot to ask where they are from, indeed the building housing the museum is something of an enigma. More questions, more reasons to visit again.

Good stuff.
Written 9 November 2016
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Rosan58
Hampshire, UK104 contributions
Well worth a visit
Aug 2016 • Family
Impressive ruins of an ancient Iberian civilisation. Well explained in English with a free audio guide. New for this year is a 3D short film recreating the city as it appeared just before it fell to the Romans.
Written 16 August 2016
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