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National Anthropology Museum

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An interesting museum of with a very fine collection.

This was the first anthropology museum established in Spain, in the year 1875. Located in a... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Lizvacation
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very good

I enjoyed this. It’s not very large but it has a broad and interesting collection. Don’t miss the... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
234worldtraveler567
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This was my fourth trip to Madrid, but my first time visiting this museum. I would list it as a must see. It is filled with fascinating and beautiful artifacts revealing the history of Spain. Included is the Spanish Mona Lisa, a gorgeous sculpture from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This museum is very interesting. The museum is in a 19th century building. There are several sections and they are all worth the visit. Very pleasant day outing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Spain is a singular country whose first beginings were recorded in cave engravings over 7000 years ago. Sucessively ruled by local tribes, dominated by celts then romans and then muslims much is the mix of this countries history embedded in its culture. All this topped...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

This was the first anthropology museum established in Spain, in the year 1875. Located in a 19th-century building, the museum presents an overview of different cultures, with a view to encouraging intercultural understanding and harmony. Its collections comprise items from different places in Africa, the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lizvacation
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Museum is separated by three different zone. Each zone is interesting and includes many different items, but most of the items are hand maded.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RetsetA
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I enjoyed this. It’s not very large but it has a broad and interesting collection. Don’t miss the back room on how the museum got started with a collection of oddities. It only took about an hour to go through. The entrance is on the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We enjoyed this small museum and it was much better than we expected it to be. One man started the collection originally. It is light and bright inside with lifts between each of the 3 floors. There is something for every one in here including...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The National Anthropology Museum is small by some standards, but it is amazing in the scope of the collection and the cultural range of the exhibits. The collection is arranged carefully and is easily accessible for wheel chair users and families with children. The display...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Actually went in by mistake since I wanted to visit the archaeological museum further up the road! Anyway this is a small place and the former collection of a doctor ( if I remember correctly ): so it is free and frankly limited interest. Better...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ianfung
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the National Anthropology Museum because I wanted to see the temporary Valentin Vega photograph collection exhibit, which was excellent! (I think it's available until March 12, 2017) The museum itself is very small and nothing is available in English. The collection is quite...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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