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Museo de Leon

Plaza de Santo Domingo, 8, 24002 Leon, Spain
+34 987 23 64 05
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Gaudi designed building, now open as a museum

Worth the hour tour to see a building that A. Gaudi designed in Leon. The tour guide shows some of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
allow enough time to appreciate this gem

We started in the basement, and were advised to sit and listen in a room full of monoliths. As we... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
York, PA
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Plaza de Santo Domingo, 8, 24002 Leon, Spain
+34 987 23 64 05
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the hour tour to see a building that A. Gaudi designed in Leon. The tour guide shows some of the unusual details that the architect included in the interior of the building, while making th exterior conform -mostly- to the other buildings which were...More

Thank Jeff1945
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We started in the basement, and were advised to sit and listen in a room full of monoliths. As we did, we were presented with the idea of life as a passage of time, with only those markers to signify our having been there. Well...More

1  Thank LB K
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I'm a retired history museum professional. This museum is one of the best I've seen. Provides an interesting, lively, presentation of regional history in a simple way without simplifying a complex history. Beautifully illustrated by a great artifact collection. Covers pre-history to present. If coin...More

Thank Matt78901
Reviewed 14 October 2016

At only one Euro it is worth paying this museum a visit. It charts the history of León and the surrounding area through the ages by means of interesting exhibits and information boards in English and Spanish. If you are only going for the city...More

1  Thank CatherineH94
Reviewed 30 September 2016

So there are temporary and permanent exhibits on several floors. Artworks, artefacts and antiquities. I was pleased to see printed comentary in both Spanish and English. Lovely city views from the top floor.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Currently there is a small exhibit with Picasso and contemporaries that is worth seeing. The other floors focus on early Roman ruins and includes a very interesting exhibit of the medieval period. Takes a little over an hour and very worthwhile.

Thank KPM50
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Was walking around Leon and made a brief stop at Museo de Leon, admission for free. Worth doing it when you are in Leon.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Was a great experience, got to view how stones were used back in the days. Great collection of roman artifacts.

Thank Mahlon J
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visited local museums in a number of cities including Leon and Oviedo. While the amount of information presented was limited, most of it was also in English. There were exhibits covering the Camino as well as other aspects of local history. The history was...More

Thank Richard10024
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Leon, since its Roman days, has held the pieces to much of mdoern Spain and its influences. The Museo de Leon can help you put those pieces together and better understand the pride you feel whilst walking the Calle Ancha and other parts of this...More

Thank Fred F
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