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Archaeological Museum of Asturias

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Really informative and well designed

I liked the way this museum took an Asturian lens to preshistoric, Roman and medieval history. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Irishwanderer_12
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Dalkey, Ireland
So much to see

A really well set out museum with lots to see and caters to non Spanish speakers by handing out a... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
tracyaustin777
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Calle San Vicente 3 33003 Oviedo, 33003, Oviedo, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I liked the way this museum took an Asturian lens to preshistoric, Roman and medieval history. I learned about neanderathals, prehistoric mining, Roman burials and the Asturian dynasty that founded Oviedo. The captions are in Spanish but ask for English version from Reception desk. Entry...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

A really well set out museum with lots to see and caters to non Spanish speakers by handing out a coresponding booklet in English.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

That is always good! No photography allowed inside the museum. Three floors and so much to see. Allow at least an hour.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I wander in and found it was free on the day of my visit. I only thought about spending half an hour but ended up spending more than one and half hours! This museum's exhibition is very well organized. Its bilingual signs describe the detailed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Underscores how the history of Asturias differs from our view of Spain as a Mediterranean country. Who would expect a musical instrument resembling bagpipes in Spain?

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Portoax
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Last summer we had visited this museum and found it very interesting so this summer we took my brother and sister-in-law and they too were very enthusiastic. It is open, light and bright and has several floors of exhibits. It is is the center of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank JudyBoz
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum today and were pleased to find that it was free entry. We were each lent a guide book that translated the main explanatory descriptions of the history of the region. There were lockers to put bags in so you didn't carry...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Helen A
Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you're in Oviedo on holiday or on business, then a visit to the Archaeological Museum will be rewarding and helpful in understanding the long history of the Principality. There's a vast amount to see with interactive presentations. Spanish museums in general are very well...More

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank RaphaelTobias
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The museum is a treasure of interactive experiences. Then, during the summer, we were treated to free classical music concerts on Tuesdays and Thursdays. What a wonderful introduction to all Oviedo has to offer.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this museum. Covered history of the asturias region including cavemen, Roman Era and more. It's free so if you don't like it you can leave. Mostly in Spanish which was good as I am trying to have my family practice our spanish.

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Richard10024
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