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Archaeological Museum of Badajoz

Plaza Jose Alvarez Saez de Buruaga s / n, 06071 Badajoz, Spain
+34 924 00 19 08
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2 days in Badajoz

Right off Plaza Alta as you enter the Alcazaba. It is free admission. Roman and Visigothic... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Lafayette, Louisiana
Great little museum

A lovely little museum, full of surprises. You need a couple of hours to do it justice. The staff... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
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Archaeological museum that presents the history of the province of Badajoz from the Lower Paleolithic to the XVIth cent.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Plaza Jose Alvarez Saez de Buruaga s / n, 06071 Badajoz, Spain
+34 924 00 19 08
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Right off Plaza Alta as you enter the Alcazaba. It is free admission. Roman and Visigothic artifacts. It is clean and well maintained. I spent about 30 minutes, but I could have spent 30 minutes more.

Thank south6
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A lovely little museum, full of surprises. You need a couple of hours to do it justice. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank jkc2015
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Located inside the very poor Alcazaba. However this museum is fantastic. Thankfully there are no interactive nonsensical exhibits, but plenty of very good artifacts with some decent information. Especially liked the neolithic engraved stones. Recommended.

Thank LucaMano
Museo Arqueológ... d, Propietario at Archaeological Museum of Badajoz, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Archaeological museum Badajoz. This museum is located into the “Alcazaba” of Badajoz, you can visit it after you have seen the complete “Alcazaba” before you leave the site. It contains archaeological remains from Roman, Visigoth, Moorish and Hispano-Moorish times, as well as vestiges of prehistory,...More

Thank Amazon122s
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I work in museums and found the collections very high in quality but the route around this small museum is rather difficult to follow and far from obvious. Little or no interpretation in English was on offer - a very simplistic and not very good...More

1  Thank Glynis B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It consists of half a dozen or so rooms, each of which covers a specific time period from pre-history to the fall of the last Moorish rulers. Some nice pieces, but a bit sparse and could do with more maps explaining context. No café, which...More

1  Thank D K
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Lugar com perfeita condições de ver parte da historia antiga, com boa apresentação e conservação. Place with perfect conditions to see part of the ancient history , with good presentation and conservation.

Thank Afonso L
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This museum is free to enter and forms part of the Alcazaba complex of buildings. There is a audio guide that you can download on your phone using their wifi network. It's great if you have such a device and headphones, but otherwise you have...More

Thank madamedefarge
Reviewed 18 September 2012

The Provincial Archaeological Museum is located at Plaza de José Álvarez y Sáenz de Buruaga It is situated in the Arabic Alcazaba, inside the palace of the Duques de La Roca, a building from the 16th century. The building was a fortified palace with a...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
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