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Museo Catedralicio

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Address: Praza Obradoiro S/N, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Very nice exhibits and great to see the other parts of the building! Entrance fee reasonable and very easy to find!

Reviewed 5 January 2017
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very nice exhibits and great to see the other parts of the building! Entrance fee reasonable and very easy to find!

Thank zigeunerin
Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Quite an interesting museum, beautiful building next to the Cathedral, very nice museography but specially the history of the place and the colection. Try to get a guide, it makes it a lot more interesting.

Thank Guillermo M
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

There are lots of interesting exhibits in this museum including the building. The choir stalls are worth a look. The best bit is the opportunity to look down over the main square. Although you aren't too high up there are good views and you can watch the pilgrims arriving.

1 Thank Catherine H D
Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lots of interesting exhibits, especially the information about the rebuilding of the choir, and great views from the balcony.

Thank Phinthyme
Virginia USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The museum is a refreshing look at the Cathedral over time. Some of the artwork is absolutely stunning. It is a good way for the holdings of the Cathedral, which have accumulated over time, to be seen and appreciated again centuries after they were created. Well worth a visit.

Thank BobVirginiaUSA
Houston, TX
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83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This looks like a great museum but unless you know Spanish, you won't be able to read anything in this museum. Unlike other world class museums, this museum offered no other languages in terms of literature, displays and audio tours. When we inquired at the ticket counter about information in our language, we were told "Sorry, that is not available"... More 

1 Thank texascajun1
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282 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A very good museum with many excellent exhibits showing the cathedral's and Santiago's history and archaeology. The treasures were beautiful and there were many old paintings. The upper quadrangle cloister was unexpected and there were good views of the towers.

Thank Tallis
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 516 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A visit to the Cathedral museum is worthwhile. There is a nice collection of tapasteries, religious art, and the library. You also can go out on the terrace and take photos of the main square. There are also nice bathrooms just off the cloister.

Thank Esther P
Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is free on Sundays and there are five floors to see, translated into english and some audio visual slots too, so you can sit and watch, check out the view of the cathedral tower from the upper windows

Thank Mary Q
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A contrast to the cathedral: the English audio guide was very informative and there is lots to enjoy. Not busy when we went on a Sunday morning. You need up to 2 hours. The cloisters, balcony, choir and Goya tapestries are highlights. No English signage. You need to go to the visitor centre in the cathedral to buy tickets and... More 

1 Thank Simon M

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