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Museo de la Evolucion Humana

Paseo Sierra de Atapuerca s/n, 09002 Burgos, Spain
+34 947 25 71 03
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Marvellous museum

Great and vast museum. Didactic and really well explained. I especially recommend the ground floor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SergioR1
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Terrific museum

We thought this was a very well laid out museum, with interesting, clear displays, and explanatory... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AuntieSally
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“human evolution” (29 reviews)
“top floor” (9 reviews)
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Paseo Sierra de Atapuerca s/n, 09002 Burgos, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great and vast museum. Didactic and really well explained. I especially recommend the ground floor with the human fossils. You need at least 2 hours if not all day to see it all. There is a cafe and a gift shop in the top floor....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought this was a very well laid out museum, with interesting, clear displays, and explanatory information in several languages. The only improvement we could think of would be to have a cafe/restaurant, rather than vending machines

Thank AuntieSally
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd visited the museum and taken the trip to Atapuerca several times in 2014. I found the museum much the same, with a lot to learn on every visit. This year there was a special exhibit of early Dutch microscopes. But the main interest is...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is definately worth a visit. Very well designed and very interesting even for the youngest. We reached there at 5.45 wanting to buy our tickets but to our surprise, the lady at the counter informs us that if we wanted we could wait...More

Thank fortwrc
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Charts the evolution of man with interesting exhibits, movies, and a very useful guided tours. Not as hands on as it could be but kids will find it interesting

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A good collection of findings from nearby region. It presents a perspective of evolution of the human species in a nice setting. The building itself is interesting.

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The museum is more geared to teaching about evolution than displaying artifacts, but it does so in an engaging manner. There are interactive displays about archaeological digs and science. Free entry to the Burgos Museum comes with your ticket.

Thank gozer87
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very quiet museum but deserves to be busier, if you have any interest in science, archeology or evolution then this is the place to come, great exhibits, modern displays, plenty of interaction for children ( I would recommend 8+) most explanations in Spanish and English....More

Thank docdoyer
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum and found it very interesting and informative and a must visit when in Burgos and surprisingly inexpensive €12 for two.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The architecture of this modern building is impressive. I'm so relieved that I went by myself instead of taking my 13 year old daughter, because it's very boring for children inside. I love museums and this is not a museum. The exhibits are displayed like...More

Thank Fernweh-Wanderlust
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