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Stunning. You could spend a couple of days here.

If there was a prize for the best laid out museum in he world this would surely be a contender. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anthony M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Who do you think you are?

This is a beautifully presented and interesting insight into where we all come from. Afterwards... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Paseo Sierra de Atapuerca s/n, 09002 Burgos, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of emphasis on the Atapuerca digging site. I believe that the origin of mankind is connected with the transfer from oral to written history. So virtually nothing that could interest me. The great architectural design justified the 6 € entrance fee.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If there was a prize for the best laid out museum in he world this would surely be a contender. The history of human evolution has got to be of interest to most people (doesn't it?) but even if you're not interested this museum will...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautifully presented and interesting insight into where we all come from. Afterwards enjoy coffee on the terrace out the front (not the pokey area on the 2nd floor)

Thank Cass2007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having walked to Burgos from Atapuerca that very day on the Camino it was fitting that we visit this wonderful museum and see all they had uncovered these past forty years from the outskirts of that tiny town. The oldest artefacts of humankind in Europe...More

Thank Cathal Q
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Really cool museum with videos, exhibitions and more. The admission fee was 6 for adults and 4 for kids and free for kids under 6. We spent about 3 hrs there but I think 2 is enough to see everything.

Thank SteveZaloudek
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The modern massive museum is filled with interesting subjects around human evolution. In the basement an extensive exhibit explains the discovery and research of the earliest humans in Europe which were found in Atapuerca not far from Burgos. There is plenty to see in terms...More

Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This museum should be on everyones bucket list. It explains evolution clearly and simply in a way that anyone can understand, the difference between neanderthals and homo sapiens, and so much more. Even these two elderly people learnt a lot! Most information in very good...More

Thank Marshall04
Reviewed 2 June 2018

a good museum explaining what happened on our planet. Good for school groups. When I visited the entrance was free. Modern and impressive building

Thank rudie_11
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This museum is a nice complement to the actual Atapuerca working excavation site that I visited 15 miles away. The earliest European humanoid was found there and research is ongoing at the museum with what they excavate every summer. Great exhibits and interpretative displays.

1  Thank Scott W
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This museum is here because of the nearby Atapuerca site where they have found early humanoid bones etc. The exhibit covers 4 floors. The ground floor is most interesting, as it covers local finds unique to the region The other floors cover human evolution in...More

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Response from abjalerts | Reviewed this property |
Yes, almost all exhibits have an English translation. An amazing museum- even if you speak no Spanish.