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A great museum worthy of a visit

The Municipal Museum of Villena can be found inside the delightful Ayuntamiento de Villena in Plaza... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Wonderful experience

It cost pennies to visit and is very small. It has all the things you expect in am archaeological... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Stephen E
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The Municipal Museum of Villena can be found inside the delightful Ayuntamiento de Villena in Plaza de Santiago in the heart of the historic centre of town. Walk through the great entrance and the museum is on the left. Admission is great value at 2...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

It cost pennies to visit and is very small. It has all the things you expect in am archaeological museum, but one thing extra - the treasure! A collection of bronze age gold artefacts dug up in 1963 - total weight 10 Kg. Kept in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We visited this Museum which you enter throught the council house entrance. It s not very big but they have some nice interesting things there about the culture of the zone. It also holds what they call the treasure of Villena which is closed up...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Maria S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Although very small it gives a very good view of the different ages and cultures that that have passed in Villena and its vincinities, from the bronze age, over Roman to Napolean times. Very friendly and knowledgeable curator that kindly gave us a hour long...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carl-Eric M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little gem of a museum. Well wort the visit if not just to see the gold jewellery recovered on a excavation. Brilliant.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ian T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Not enormous but packed with loads of interesting things. The curator was welcoming and more than willing to explain the items to us. The highlight at the end of the visit was seeing the gold hoard found locally. Ask about the iron bracelet.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This was our third time to Villena but this time we went in the morning to make sure we got to the museum before it closed at 2.00pm. The building is wonderful and the gold items are fabulous. Spend some time in this small museum...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank geoffreyy390
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Went with the family. Very small but fab. Ultra cheep for entry ticket which you purchase in the tourists office (blue building on the opposite side of the square). The young lady who works there was lovely and her English was very good. Worth a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank deemonkey
Reviewed 17 September 2015

They had some interesting items on display. It is not very large and can be completed quickly. I found the weaponry and gold pottery to be the most fascinating.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Travelling_Man139
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Awesome treasure; they have this little film to show before the explanation starts. Mind that Spanish people (even museum guides) don't master English very well. I for instance played the role of interpreter; the young girl who needed to explain it all to us was...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank ekjiram
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