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Film Museum (Museu del Cinema)

C/ Sequia 1, 17001 Girona, Spain
+34 972 41 27 77
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Excellent way to learn about the history of film

This museum is full of excellent hands-on exhibits that document and explain how film was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louis B
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Columbia, Maryland
Fantastic display of cinema history

On a day trip to beautiful Girona from Barcelona we decided to drop in to the Cinema Museum on our... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
cmmf11
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Sydney, Australia
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Experience and view the history of moving images, from shadow theatre to the cinema, with the Tomàs Mallol Collection. An interactive, educational and entertaining exhibition, interesting for all ages.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“moving image” (8 reviews)
“early days” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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C/ Sequia 1, 17001 Girona, Spain
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+34 972 41 27 77
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is full of excellent hands-on exhibits that document and explain how film was developed. It focuses on the technical development rather than the artistic development. So, if you are a film buff looking for information about famous actors and films, you may be...More

Thank Louis B
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

On a day trip to beautiful Girona from Barcelona we decided to drop in to the Cinema Museum on our way back to the railway station. What a wonderful find this was. The museum is laid out in time zones and chronologically charts the history...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Went here with my daughter. We both enjoyed ourselves. You pay on the ground floor but start on the third floor and work your way down. Prices were not expensive. €5 for my daughter and €2.50 for me as a senior. It goes through many...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This museum is packed full of film memorabilia taking you through the history of cinema, with some hands-on exhibits. A really impressive collection and I learnt lots of stuff I didn't know. Well worth a visit.

Thank lavapalava
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Very interesting. Had never logically connected how cinema and photography evolved. Sone interesting artifacts.

Thank Freddie0405
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I was happy to find myself spending well over an hour there. I’ll give you the overall story: Beginning with shadow puppetry, figuring out how light and lenses work, towards animations, and then the movies, home movies, and in the end the television. I suppose...More

1  Thank VanskiFreddy
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We loved this, small, informative and interactive with 11 & 13 yr olds. The 47 yr olds loved it too! Easy to find, helpful staff.

Thank Jo S
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This place was deceptively large inside, lots of exhibits dating right from the very early days of film making right up to the modern day. Some interesting props and costumes from films and bits to play with and interact with which is always good for...More

Thank AmyGeorgina
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

My title just about says it all really. It's not huge but it does have some wonderful exhibits that will inspire both kids and grown ups. There isn't a huge amount to do in Girona apart from eat, drink and people-watch, so this offers a...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

In a prominent position on Carrer de la Sequia this is probably the most unusual of Gironas museums as it focuses on the entire history of the moving image. It is set in a clean modern building with some really great and surprising pieces and...More

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