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Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona

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Address: Placa del Rei, 5, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
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Beautiful mosaics and other Roman artifacts

We visited the museum on a Saturday and it was quiet. The artefacts are displayed over 4 floors. There are many things on display from a section of the city wall, to mosaics... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane C
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum on a Saturday and it was quiet. The artefacts are displayed over 4 floors. There are many things on display from a section of the city wall, to mosaics, funerary articles, things from daily use, wall paintings and statues. All in all very interesting. We enjoyed the beautiful mosaic of 40 + different types of fishes.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is worth a visit if you have spare time in Tarragona. It's cost 3.50 euros opens approx 9.30 to 18.00 hours check first. You also get a free ticket to go to the early Christian Necropolis of Tarragona museum. Both are very interesting and the staff are very helpful. It's has a very good collection roman finds and... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Having visited some of the Roman sites in Tarrgona, we wanted to see the artefacts that had been found. Some of the rooms were dedicated to specific sites but others had vast numbers of the same objects in glass cases. By far the worst aspect was the majority of the school groups, who milled around the place, blocking the way... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The museum provides an overall picture of the city's past. On entry we were given a leaflet which showed the layout of the museum and there is some information in English near the exhibits. We watched a video which also provided an interesting insight into the historical events. There are numerous seats on which to rest as you wander around... More 

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Innerleithen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Spread over several floors, might not have a vast amount of exhibits on show, however what there is on show is good. Some nice mosaics.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Lots of history. Amazing story of how it was all discovered and the German archaeology team. Spread over four floors. Start with a short video of Tarragona and its history.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

A wealth of finds displayed in this museum. The gentleman who took our money a wealth of information. he recommended two other places to visit, Oh so well worth his advice. Don't miss this!!

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Udine, Italy
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

The museum has a very good collection of statue, goods and money to show to the public. It is a good chance for understand the Roman Empire.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

For history and archeology buffs, this is amazing. Information is available in Catalan, Spanish and English. The Roman ruins of tarragon a are the most extensive of any city in Spain.

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Museum is built into the Roman ruins and lets you explore various parts. Definitely a must see if you are in town and a ticket here gets you into a few other sites.

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