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Regional Archaeological Museum

Plaza Bernardas S/N, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
+34 918 79 66 66
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Mildly interestingq

I was not very impressed by this archeological museum. There were some neat things, but overall it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rachel M
Excellent history and very engaging

This spot had a really interesting history of the area and the Iberian peninsula at large. Good... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
West Hartford, Connecticut
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Plaza Bernardas S/N, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
+34 918 79 66 66
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was not very impressed by this archeological museum. There were some neat things, but overall it was not very engaging.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This spot had a really interesting history of the area and the Iberian peninsula at large. Good exhibits with nice videos and explanations. Most if not all is in Spanish only though. It's free to go so either way you'll hopefully enjoy.

Thank DrigoTC
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you're in Alcala de Henares, there's really no reason not to visit this museum. It's free, and it has some very nice pieces. In fact, if you are interested in archaeology or history at all, it's even well worth the short trip from Madrid...More

Thank RoaminTheEmpire
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

At least if you speak and read Spanish, this reasonably new museum gives a good didactic overview of what is known about the past of Madrid region. Special emphasis is evidently given to Roman times, the heyday of the town it's located in. In any...More

Thank EpicurPK
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit (free entry) with really interesting displays. The building itself is interesting too.

Thank spanishmiss
Reviewed 15 July 2015

A must see for anyone, not just history buffs. You can literally spend hours here if you wish as each area has an audio visual display which puts the displays in perspective with the historic period. Amazing displays from pre-history though to more recent times...More

Thank Ramatazz
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The recently renovated MAN is a very nicely laid out space that presents a good set of displays and artifacts from world-wide cultures as well as a comprehensive look at the pre-history and beyond of Spain. The displays are uncluttered and presented in Castillian and...More

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Really quite a good museum. There's a lot of archaeological work in the Madrid area and in Alcala in particular, since it is on the site of the ancient Roman city of Complutum. The exhibits are very up-to-date and the building itself is grand and...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Free entrance and a very good museum. Well laid out and interesting. Only Spanish but one can get by with all the interactive screens. Don't miss

Thank Greg E
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Nice to see lots of kids in here enjoying the museum. We were lucky to catch an exhibition from the National Museum of Athens

Thank fairtrader
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