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Nice museum but the tour "Astvrica La Ruta Romana" is the reason to visit!

This tour is superb but it must be booked well in advance via email. If you wait till you arrive in... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Robert B
Saratoga Springs, New York
Roman Museum

The Romans were everywhere. This museum has many artifacts found in the area. The actual museum is... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
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Plaza San Bartolome 2, 24700 Astorga, Spain
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This tour is superb but it must be booked well in advance via email. If you wait till you arrive in Astorga you most likely will be out of luck. The tour is only given in Spanish and there is a lot of information given...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Roman museum in Astorga is built around an archway which supported a raised Roman building. There are finds from the town on the ground floor and the second floor and an audiovisual show which places the artifacts in context. The museum is interesting but...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Romans were everywhere. This museum has many artifacts found in the area. The actual museum is built within ruins and the stonework is awesome

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Several locals recommended this to us as a great local site. So when we came by on the Camino, we made it a point to go here first. What a disappointment! We were given confused information on how to reserve for the guided tour of...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I was extremely lucky to have a personal tour of the ground-floor of the museum, La Ergástula – a vaulted roman slave prison from 1stC BC - from an excellent, expert guide, who brought the whole experience to life in vivid detail (in Spanish). She...More

1  Thank bloxwich1956
Reviewed 13 February 2015

At Plaza of San Bartolome 2,24700 Astorga, Leon-Castile-Leon, you can enjoy this Roman Museum, as a part of Spain/España, Rome culture history. Not a big one but also interesting. History from xv to xviii century. Really 2000 years of history. It's just a part of...More

3  Thank PanchiFiodorof
Reviewed 17 June 2014

It's only a small collection, but it's well organised and run and very interesting. Modern, light and spacious, lots of variety, with a friendly person on the desk who puts on the introductory video. (If possible, she puts it on in a language you'll understand)....More

4  Thank ELear
Reviewed 25 September 2013

There is a combination ticket with the Roman Museum and the Museum of Chocolate. It is a good value. The Roman museum has an excellent introductory film and displays. Afterwards be sure to walk down the street to the excavation of a Roman villa. the...More

3  Thank EstherP1882
Reviewed 30 August 2013

I'm surprised that no-one reviewed this already, given that Astorga is very proud of the Roman roots. The museum is fairly small, but quite interesting. There is a short leaflet in English, but most of what you see is either in Spanish or Latin.......there is...More

3  Thank madamedefarge
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