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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.