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“The Best Fine Arts Museum in Zaragoza”
Review of Museo de Zaragoza

Museo de Zaragoza
Ranked #34 of 160 things to do in Zaragoza
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Owner description: El Museo de Zaragoza ofrece al visitante un recorrido desde la Prehistoria hasta el siglo XX en sus diferentes secciones. Entrada gratuita
Reviewed 18 October 2012

The Museo de Zaragoza is located at Plaza de los Sitios, 6. This is the best fine arts museum in Zaragoza. The building was built in 1908 for the Hispano-Francesa Exhibition as the Pavilion of the Arts, and the architects were Ricardo Magdalena and Julio Bravo. The façade shows the Allegories dedicated to the Arts, Commerce and Industry. There are also medallions that represent the artists of that era. The museum has an archaeological section that has exhibits dating from Prehistoric times to the Moorish times. The Fine Arts section has collections of painting and sculptures, ceramics, and stamps that cover the period from Roman times to art of the 20th century. The patio is quite large and has many copies of famous Roman sculptures. There are several very good Roman mosaics that are hung on the walls of the museum. There is a very good reconstruction of a room of Villa Fortunatus from Calle Añon. There are also some Japanese prints that are very good. In 1962 this museum was declared a Historic-Artistic Monument.

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

A lovely museum in a beautiful building. A number of early paintings and some gorgeous doorways on display around the cloister. Well worth a visit and only a 10 minute walk from the main square

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Reviewed 26 April 2012

We arrived here at opening time and had the whole place to ourselves. The mosaics, taken from various locations in the city are the best we have seen outside Rome. The rest of the museum is very good too

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Reviewed 19 March 2012

We saw the Caesar Augusto exhibition (wonderfully organized and explained...in Spanish)and the permanent Goya collection...just beautiful! Definitely worth the visit.

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Reviewed 8 March 2012

i stayed in zaragoza for three days and i wish i could have stay longer there's so much history . Caesar Augustus found this city in the end of the 1st century. there's lots to see and explore from the Roman Theater to the Pilar to the Aljaferia Palace and the Armijo Palace
to the Museo de zaragoza ...what a great place to visit

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