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Museo Provincial de Lugo

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Address: Praza Soidade s/n, 27001 Lugo, Spain
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Place for art

This museum has a lot of great art inside. Paintings, sculptures and archeological foundings. It is not allowed to take pictures inside, so it was a bit disappointing, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eglė M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a lot of great art inside. Paintings, sculptures and archeological foundings. It is not allowed to take pictures inside, so it was a bit disappointing, but everything is held in the memory. :)

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Thank Eglė M
Boston
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

There are some interesting pieces from Galician artists I had never heard.or seen before. There is also a collection of Roman antiquities. The museum is inside a former convent that was expanded a couple of times. The layout of the artwork, exhibits and general flow of the displays is delightful. There is tile work , architecture (typical period Galician kitchen)... More 

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Thank Eldorado850
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

The museum has a nice collection. You can take pictures e.d. in the inner court, but everywhere in this mueum.

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Thank Cornelis66
Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

This compact and excellent museum is definitely worth a visit. Apart from the building itself, centred around a stunning medieval cloister, the exhibits offer a glimpse of Galician life of bygone days. For instance, an old kitchen with its tools, various pieces of furniture as well as 17th century clocks. One glitch. Most of the information, labels and description are... More 

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Thank Emma M
Gran Vã­a (Madrid)
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

You can see tools since prehistory until modern pictures. There are many local pieces of our history. It's a beautiful space to have a nice time with your family and friends.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

When we first decide to visit Lugo the main reason was the Roman walls but we had come across this museum and thought we would run in and take a look....Wow were we surprised, The museum is a little gem, The mosaics are stunning and we particularly enjoyed kitchen which is part of the old convent. This museum is much... More 

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Thank Jody R
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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

In this museum everyone would find something to see. It's not really small, but neither big, so you can see everything and keep concentrated and enjoy your visit.

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Thank Monika C
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Whilst the original Roman walls are the main attraction when visiting Lugo you must not miss the Provincial Museum - it's outstanding. It's much bigger than we expected, allow 3 hours. There is a spectacular collection of pre Roman gold ornaments upstairs. When we were there [September] it closed for the afternoon but was then open until 8pm.

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Thank DaveMac307
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Absolutely stunning place with so many varied exhibits. The gold room was particularly spectacular, as were the mosaics. I would set aside a whole morning to meander round this magnificent place.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

An excellent provincial museum with a broad-based set of collections, housed in an interesting building: half church and cloisters, half purpose-built gallery. The highlight for me was the room full of Celtic gold ornaments: earings, torcs, broaches ... and a superbly-detailed ram. You'll want to take it home (but don't try: it's well guarded by polite - but big -... More 

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