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Municipal Museum of Antequera

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Address: Plaza Coso Viejo s/n, 29200, Antequera, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 952 70 83 00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 18:30
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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This fine museum contains exhibits from the earliest finds around Antequera, Roman remains and artefacts, and art from subsequent periods right up to the present.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This fine museum contains exhibits from the earliest finds around Antequera, Roman remains and artefacts, and art from subsequent periods right up to the present.

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely museum for a short visit. Full of interesting pieces from ancient times to contemporary art. Pedro de Mena's sculpture of St Francis is awesome and 'Dolores with Chinese Doll' is made more moving because the very doll in this portrait of a daughter by her father is also on display in the same room. Cristobal Toral's modern version of... More 

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Washington, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lots of different types of things to see from art to Roman artefacts including the beautiful bronze figure of a young boy 'the Ephebe of Antequera'. Very reasonably priced & free on Sundays.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

1.50 Euro for seniors, a good little museum, beautiful building just down from the tourism office, a wide variety of items on display.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Bottom floor very interesting with neolithic and roman upstairs religious paintings which are a bit specialist. 1.50 to get in plus 1 euro for tha audio tour guide.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

A beautiful little city museum, well worth a visit. Free (on Sunday, anyway), and take a headset for 1E. Full of beautiful artefacts, it explores the history of the city and its Moorish background. Closed Mondays.

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Chester, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Visited on a Sunday morning in August. Sundays are free admission. The museum is a delight, exhibits are well set out and display many artefacts from the Roman period, including a stunning bronze figure of a young boy 'the Ephebe of Antequera', unearthed in the fields hereabouts. The top floor is dedicated to works by the local artist Cristobal Toral,... More 

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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The Antequera city museum is housed in two large buildings on a large square in the town center, with a statue of King Alfonso I on horseback in the middle. It is a very fine museum and offers a good impression of the history and arts of this attractive city with a population of 43,000. Antequera is a popular tourist... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This museum is a must, especially (as for us) on a rainy day in Antequera. The archaeological exhibits are very well assembled and the artistic displays are also excellent.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

At €3 entry this was an excellent visit. Recalling the local history from Roman times to modern times. Give yourself at least 2 hours to get around.

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