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Address: Rua Fonte de San Miguel 4, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 981 58 15 58
10:00 - 20:00
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Sat - Sun 10:30 - 13:30
Sat 17:00 - 20:15

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From outside the tinted doors can give impression its closed - when it is not. Do not plan for visit being longer than an hour. The entry staff seem a bit over zealous but perhaps... read more

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Larry M
Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From outside the tinted doors can give impression its closed - when it is not. Do not plan for visit being longer than an hour. The entry staff seem a bit over zealous but perhaps better in busier times

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Small price for a small museum on the origin of pilgrimages in the world, it's meaning, the link to Saint James patron of pilgrims and a bit about the city of Santiago. I liked that you can spend 1-2 hours and you've enjoy a quick look at the theme or a full day and learn everything you can.

Thank Guillaume D
Community of Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

New and modern exhibits. Great to learn more about the Pilgrimage over time. The museum is well laid out with interesting information panels in English, Spanish and Galician. Information sheets at the entrance in multiple other languages. Also has a number of video presentations again in English, Spanish and Galician.

Thank TJ A
Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If you come as a pilgrim, it's a moving story of what you are a part of: but I think even if you are not a pilgrim you will still find plenty to appreciate: and be sure to go to the upper levels for the great views of the Compostela de Santiago. The all-day ticket price is low for everyone,... More 

Thank Arthur R
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a very interesting Museum particularly if you have just finished The Camino as you will be interested in the history behind the pilgrimage. It also has good general information about Santiago de Compostela. We went on Sat afternoon when it is free.

Thank Catherine H D
Kleinmond South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This modern mueum has loads of information about the Pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostella. It is beautifully laid out and has excellent displays. I would recommend any visitor to Santiago should visit this museum to understand the background of the Cathdral, the city and its history and significnace to Spain in general not only to the many pilgrims who journeyed... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The new Pilgrimage Museum is easy to miss, even though it is right by the main entrance to the cathedral, but seek it out as it is well worth the effort and will occupy your time and interest for lengthy period.

Thank Phinthyme
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Despite the quality of presentation you learn nothing of the pilgrims themselves. Who were they. Why were they so motivated to undertake long, dangerous and difficult journeys. An opportunity lost. I suspect there are many like me who would like to learn about them.

Thank Chris G
Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Go to the newer Pilgrim Musuem instead...unless you are interested in the actual process of restoration etc

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

First the positive. I really respect the way the museum presented the Camino in terms of religion/spirituality. It was not focused on the religious aspect as much as the spiritual through presenting the pilgrimage as a journey participated in by all faiths (or no faith). I spent about an hour and was the only one in the museum. The staff... More 

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