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The Gibraltar Museum

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Address: 18-20 Bomb House Lane, Gibraltar, Gibraltar GX11 1AA
Phone Number:
+350 200 74289
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Loved the entrance and particularly was blown away with the 19th century model. A must see for visitors to Gibralter.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the entrance and particularly was blown away with the 19th century model. A must see for visitors to Gibralter.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

IT's a little way off the beaten track, and you have to know it's there to go to it. It's only £2 entrance and it's full of things to see, tells the story of the Neanderthals and the History of Gibraltar as well as other interesting artifacts found. There is a detailed model made of the Neanderthals using all the... More 

Thank VixonJoyce
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting museum which among other exhibits trace the history of the rock from the earliest time. You will also find an interesting archaeological exhibit right inside the museum. Along with this, the have a good exhibition of old cameras including tv ones. With the reasonable cost of entrance, it was an enjoyable way of spending a... More 

Thank John T
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gibraltar Museum was well worth including on our tour The Bath House was well preserved and the whole place made history come alive

Thank JeffTheChairman
Montgomery, Alabama
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329 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to see artifacts from the city and learn its history. Relatively small, so it won't take long to go through. i am not a museum person, so it was the right size for me

Thank ALtraveler64
Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found it very interesting and was only £2, the staff were friendly and helpful. I was staying in the Bristol Hotel and the museum is in the street next to the hotel. I was pleased I popped in as it doesn't take a lot of time to walk round but was worth going to.

Thank ehkeane
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've heard that the proprietor is particularly interested in the Neanderthal Man story as the species was discovered in Gibraltar 8 years before the Germans found it in the Neander Valley. This shows as there is very little about Gibraltar's history in the last 100 years. In my view they should start with recent history and join the dots back,... More 

Thank Neil W
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

We popped in as we were exploring the town and came across it. The entrance was just £2 each and we found it interesting and informative, and not too long or boring! The staff really knew their stuff and were on hand to answer questions. I'm really glad we popped in.

Thank Rachael M
Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Gibraltar museum was founded in July 1930 and located in the home of the Principal Ordinance Officer, then known as Ordinance House, or more colloquially known as ‘Bomb House’. It has informative displays on the geology, caves and landscape of Gibraltar and on the wide-ranging, and in some cases, unique natural species. The Neanderthal people of 127,000 years ago... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Well worth a visit if you are in Gibraltar. Gives a good insight into the history of the Rock, as well as its geological background. Give yourself at least two hours, and don't miss the Moorish Baths.

Thank Steve R

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