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Museo de la Evolucion Humana

Paseo Sierra de Atapuerca s/n, 09002 Burgos, Spain
+34 947 25 71 03
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A fantastic world-class museum

This is a fantastic world-class museum. I came away wondering how many humanoid civilizations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John M
Raleigh, North Carolina
Nice visit

The building itself has a spectacular disposition and entrance, being part of a bigger complex with... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Valladolid, Spain
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Paseo Sierra de Atapuerca s/n, 09002 Burgos, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic world-class museum. I came away wondering how many humanoid civilizations coexisted over thousands of years and either went poof or evolved? It’s one of the best museums I’ve ever visited. It houses exhibits explaining the archaeological finds in Atapuerca nearby. They...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The building itself has a spectacular disposition and entrance, being part of a bigger complex with the adjacent research institute and congress centre. The exhibition area in the ground floor is nice, although I am removing 1 star as the path in the upper floors...More

Thank JesLon
Reviewed 31 October 2017

really stunning museum and very well laid out. Very interesting to see the developments and evolution over time. easy walking distance to the museum from the town centre.

Thank annette231
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We spend three hours inside the museum. It was an excellent experience: very informative, beautifully presented.u

Thank Cecilia L
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great and vast museum. Didactic and really well explained. I especially recommend the ground floor with the human fossils. You need at least 2 hours if not all day to see it all. There is a cafe and a gift shop in the top floor....More

Thank SergioR1
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We thought this was a very well laid out museum, with interesting, clear displays, and explanatory information in several languages. The only improvement we could think of would be to have a cafe/restaurant, rather than vending machines

Thank AuntieSally
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I'd visited the museum and taken the trip to Atapuerca several times in 2014. I found the museum much the same, with a lot to learn on every visit. This year there was a special exhibit of early Dutch microscopes. But the main interest is...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is definately worth a visit. Very well designed and very interesting even for the youngest. We reached there at 5.45 wanting to buy our tickets but to our surprise, the lady at the counter informs us that if we wanted we could wait...More

Thank fortwrc
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Charts the evolution of man with interesting exhibits, movies, and a very useful guided tours. Not as hands on as it could be but kids will find it interesting

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A good collection of findings from nearby region. It presents a perspective of evolution of the human species in a nice setting. The building itself is interesting.

Thank Luis M
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