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Museum of Pilgrimage

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An excellent introduction and overview

Having just completed our Camino to Santiago, we felt somewhat obliged to visit this museum. I'm... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robert B
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Norwich, United Kingdom
A well informed museum

My primary motivation was to get some information regarding the trail and it’s origins as it’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
R0xy1
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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Take your camino credential with you - not only to get one more stamp, but also to pay 50% less (1,2 euro) than persons visiting the museum without a credential an who has to pay 2,4 euro

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having just completed our Camino to Santiago, we felt somewhat obliged to visit this museum. I'm glad we did, it was an excellent introduction and overview to the experience of pilgrimage we had just undertaken. This help to give us a much deeper understanding of...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having arrived in Santiago after walking the Camino Primitivo we found ourselves with a spare afternoon, and thought it only appropriate to visit the museum of Pilgrimage. With a credencial (or other pilgrimage accreditation) you get half price entry (also as a student, over 55,...More

Thank AnnaWyatt94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My primary motivation was to get some information regarding the trail and it’s origins as it’s something I might do. I wanted to know more about it. This was a very well informed museum with a lot of details right from it’s origin to present...More

Thank R0xy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many reasons for walking a pilgrimage and this Museum does a nice job of looking at the historical evolution of pilgrimage with special attention to the way of St. James. I was impressed that the information posters, in both Spanish and English, used...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people arrived in Santiago by walking on "Camino de Santiago" as pilgrims, so it is fitting to learn about the history and development of this pilgrimage. The museum is not big but offers some great information about "Camino de Santiago" and other Catholic pilgrimage....More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we visited on the day of the patronal festival, the entry was free. However, the cost of the ticket is justified by the well structured display which manages to offer a selection of significant items, striking work of arts, detailed explanations and audiovisual presentations....More

Thank Trepesciolini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really commend this museum to you! We are very glad we spent time here on a Sunday in mid summer when Santiago is teeming with pilgrims. Great atmosphere in the city and in the museum all is calm and cool. The museum has permanent...More

Thank Becky K
Reviewed 9 August 2018

All exhibits in the museum were in English, which helped us a lot. The history of St. James and how the pilgrimages got started were very clearly outlined. We were not pilgrims, but did (of course) visit the cathedral and cathedral museum, and were not...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 5 August 2018

You get to know about this place and history. It is just next to the church and due to Saturday we don't need to pay entrance free. Has locker room facility and elevator service and inside clean washrooms.

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