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Archivo General de Indias

Avenida La Constitucion s/n, 41004 Seville, Spain
+34 954 50 05 28
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An archive containing some of the most important historical records of Spanish colonialism in the Americas.
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Avenida La Constitucion s/n, 41004 Seville, Spain
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Beautiful building which is free to visit, there is a good presentation of the history of the Archivos. The archives are now held elsewhere but there are some documents on display, sadly when we visited there was a themed presentation so these were mainly related...More

Thank BandKath
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We had a very interesting walk through this originally customs and excise and contracts building. It is grand ,bright and pleasant inside and full of their explanations and displays of the Spanish conquests of South America which you can take or leave . There were...More

Thank DorsetArk
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Its a interesting museum and has some good exhibits that reflect Spain's South American history. Good to see things from a Spanish perspective rather than the English for a change.

Thank richard g
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Architecture on over drive....what fun such beaut in every direction...one should not miss such a true gift ....

Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Spanish conquest of the Americas should be an embarrassment to the modern nation. This museum does an excellent job of glossing over what actually happened. With that said, this is a fascinating place to visit.

Thank 2cool4theroom
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This museum might be overlooked but shouldn't be. It's focus is accumulation of riches taken from the Americas back to Spain. While it is primarily an archive for researchers, there is an excellent video explaining it's purpose and temporary displays that share some of the...More

Thank Reginald M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

An odd place, but I really enjoyed walking round it. Very beautiful building, outside and inside. Cool and quiet. Description at front is in English but after that it’s all Spanish so quite hard to grasp what’s happening. But really easy to get to as...More

Thank SAW915
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The Archive is basically composed by 2 rooms (one downstairs and one upstairs) with some glass shelves with some books inside. Don't loose your time.

Thank VioletKia
Reviewed 3 October 2017

this attraction would have a lot of potential because of the important documents that hold, but there is nothing there to see

Thank smartquest
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Although there is a very limited amount of the archives on display, there is stilll plenty to see. I found ancient maps of Manila and Quebec City. Columbus contract with Ferdinand and Isabella for the discovery of America’s. A fascinating plunge into Spain’s history of...More

Thank Ottawa_uhl
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22 October 2016|
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Response from MauiBuilt2011 | Reviewed this property |
Walk past, half an hour inside.
Vicki Z
22 December 2015|
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Response from yumaborn | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. It's free.