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Museo del Jamon

Avenida Gran Via s / n., 21200 Aracena, Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, Spain
+34 663 93 78 70
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Overall an interesting museum if you're into your hams. Most of the exhibits are in Spanish, but... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
TJ A
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Community of Madrid, Spain
via mobile
Surprisingly good, if you like pigs /ham

Look, it's a museum about ham... How exciting can that get? Actually, it's really well put... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Andrew T
,
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Avenida Gran Via s / n., 21200 Aracena, Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, Spain
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Overall an interesting museum if you're into your hams. Most of the exhibits are in Spanish, but there is a handout available in English to explain the various roomsuou go through. The main video can be shown in English, plus a number of the interactive...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y nos alegra que le gustara y aprendiera durante la visita, así como, de la...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016

Look, it's a museum about ham... How exciting can that get? Actually, it's really well put together, informative and visually engaging. If you like or are interested in ham /food /pigs (who doesn't love Iberian pigs?) then you might find this place engrossing. If you...More

Thank Andrew T
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016
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Muchas gracias por ofrecer su opinión. Los compañer@s del Museo del Jamón nos alegramos mucho que le gustara, disfrutara y...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the caves (which are excellent, unmissable) and the ticket was only €3 more to include the castle, dull, and the Museum of ham). On the plus side, staff were very helpful and friendly and as everything is in Spanish gave us 2 pages...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016
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Gracias por mostrar su opinión. Como en su caso recomendamos las entradas combinadas con la Gruta de las Maravillas y...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting enough! You got to taste the goods at the end! If you missed it, wouldn't really matter, plenty other things to do!

Thank celtictiger_7
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y nos alegra que le gustara la visita y la degustación del jamón.

Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The museum it's OK. It explains what is the Dehesa, the place were the pigs used to make jamon are raised and maintained and how the jamon is produced. At the end you have a taste of the jamon available at the museum if you...More

Thank SArduim
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016
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Gracias por dar su opinión y nos alegra que disfrutara de la visita guiada y de la degustación de jamón...More

Reviewed 6 May 2016

We almost all are interested in what we are eating nowadays. So that's the way to discover the Excellent Jamón Iberico. The characteristics of the Iberian Pig = Pata Negra. Their history-The food -the pastures- the climat-slaughter- and how to cut the ham. How to...More

Thank DenVi3549
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016
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Muchas gracias por escribir su opinión y nos alegramos que le gustara y disfrutara de la visita, así como, de...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

First thing to say - and I'm not the first to say it - is that no effort has been made here to consider non-Spanish speakers at this cultural centre. The great Jamon now reaches more British dinner tables than ever, so it's odd to...More

Thank Robert A J J
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016
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Gracias por dar su opinión. El Museo del Jamón ofrece un recorrido por todo lo que rodea al cerdo ibérico,...More

Reviewed 17 November 2015

The museum was not very welcoming. Had to stand around for a bit while the only person working the saturday was outside smoking. When I did the tour I was informed that the DVD would start showing, and then I must move to another room...More

Thank Jacques5888
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2015
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Gracias por su opinión. El Museo cuenta con guiones escritos de todas sus salas en inglés, además ofrecemos la posibilidad...More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

The museum is quite small. At the beginning there is a small movie which you watch (on request!) in English.More

Thank M S
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015
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Gracias por su opinión. El Museo cuenta con guiones de todas sus salas en inglés, francés, alemán y portugués. Además,...More

Reviewed 4 October 2015

The caves cost 8.5 euros and a combined ticket 10.5 euros. At the Museo del Jamon you get a small taster of jamon so if you view it as your paying 2e for the jamon everything else is a bonus! As we don't speak Spanish,...More

Thank nsg666
Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015
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Gracias por escribir su opinión. Nos alegramos que disfrutara y aprendiera durante la visita. Tal y como usted hizo se...More

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