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Archaeological Museum of Sevilla

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Address: Plaza de America s/n, 41013 Seville, Spain
Phone Number: +34 955 12 06 32
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09:00 - 15:30
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Sun 09:00 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Andalucía’s most important archaeological collection, housed in a pavilion...

Andalucía’s most important archaeological collection, housed in a pavilion in Maria Luisa Park, charts everything from the Neolithic age, through the Roman occupation to the time of the Moors. The stand-outs are a statuette of Astarte-Tanit, a Phoenician fertility goddess who held the Mediterranean in thrall around the 8th-century BC, and the Carambolo Treasures, a stunning hoard of gold jewelry from the 6th century which shows clear Oriental influence--and may leave you musing about the people who lived in Andalucía 1500 years ago. Closed on Mondays.

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Best with a tour of Italicum

Lots of sculptures from different eras. Unfortunately, one whole floor was closed for "technical reasons". An audioguide should be made.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Its collection of remains - mostly large-scale monuments and stonework - from the Roman city of Italica is amazing - really. Definitely worth around 90 minutes of your time and free if you can prove EU citizenship (passport or driving licence0

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this is located in the Maria Luisa park, there are some amazing examples of statues and various discoveries. a brilliant display and a wonderful insight into the Roman occupation of Seville. a very unique collection and well worth a look

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We failed to get into the museum as it was closed on a Saturday afternoon along with all the parks and other nearby museums. This was despite it being advertised as open

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Took a nice walk to the museum on a Saturday and it was not as busy as we thought it would be. In fact, we were maybe the only three people in the whole place besides the staff. It is a lovely building with nice big rooms holding Roman antiquities uncovered during Seville's long history. Pieces from nearby Italica are... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It took us two times to see this museum. The first time we arrived at 1pm saying that we wanted to eat something and they didn't tell us that 1) there was a snack and drink machine in the museum 2) that we would have missed the museum (don't consider the trip advisor and the google openinf time: they close... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Lots of sculptures from different eras. Unfortunately, one whole floor was closed for "technical reasons". An audioguide should be made.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

The museum has an amazing collection of Roman sculptures and mosaics, collected from local sites including Italica. The museum is €1.50 or free to EU citizens - well worth visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Loads of Roman artifacts on display here. Free on Tuesday to EU residence and you will need your passport to get in free. Small entrance fee all other days. Most people just take pictures of the building from the outside. Located in the Plaza de America in the Parque Maria Luisa.

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Free entrance every days (tuesday to sunday), for EU citycens. Rest of countries 1,5 €. Thanks More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Don't be put off by the rather lacklustre displays in the basement from the prehistoric and pre-Roman periods. There are some excellent mosaics and statues, many from Italica.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This was by far one of the coolest collections I saw in Spain .. very inexpensive , doesnt take a long time to see everything .. but well worth a visit !

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