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Museo Nacional de Arte Romano

Calle Jose Ramon Melida, 2, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 31 16 90
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This is an excellent museum. The actual artifacts from the ruins are stored here. Therefore this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rapid City, South Dakota
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Exceptionally well-organised

We bought a joint ticket that covered all of the major sites for just 7.50€ (half price for Senior... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Norman C
Pego, Spain
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+34 924 31 16 90
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum. The actual artifacts from the ruins are stored here. Therefore this is a must see museum. The displays are wonderfully done. Senior citizens over 65 are free.

Thank somanyfoods
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a joint ticket that covered all of the major sites for just 7.50€ (half price for Senior Citizens!). We did not feel the need for a guide because there is a well-signed route that one should follow and each section has leaflets in...More

Thank Norman C
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The museum contains an impressive collection of Roman finds from the City of Merida. Housed in a modern building, the collection ranges from statues to mosaics to recreated rooms and household objects. In the basement are preserved the remains of houses as they were found...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

If you have a sense of history, time and place then this museum is very important. Fantastic collection of artefacts, tessera and in situ relics dating back over 2000 years that tells a story of a once major Roman, Visigoth and Moorish city. It’s a...More

Thank shintaro1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Wow! This museum has one of the best collections of Roman artifacts outside of Italy. The organization of the museum is excellent, being far better than anything we've seen anywhere including Rome. Their displays of the mosaics are superb. The building itself is in the...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

An excellent museum devoted to Roman culture. Spacious and beautifully laid out over three floors with sections devoted to different aspects of Roman history, culture and home life. Superb display of mosaics found in Merida excavations. Not to be missed is the Roman street and...More

Thank Ronnie9999
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A must see. Besides the pieces, it helps you understand the Roman history of Merida. The open and Roman-style of the museum is interesting. Don't forget to check out the Roman road and ruins below the museum. Free Sunday mornings till 3pm!

Thank CatskillsTravler
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This museum is a must go for any visitor in Mérida. It is highly recommendable to attend on Sundays, taking advantage of the free visit. Anyway, it is really inexpensive

Thank Óliver S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Impressive museum with multistory open areas used to display large mosaics. Individual nooks hold various displays highlighting topical items, such as glass, coins, pottery or jewelry. I suspect the museum's architect had to get quite creative as it was being built, as the bowels of...More

Thank Deborah95363
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I definately recommend a visit to this museum. I went wanting to get out of the heat and was overwhelmed with the extent and highly professional display. It's jaw dropping in the extent of material on display and FREE!!!!

Thank Blossomcat41
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Response from Cristina P | Reviewed this property |
Of what I remember, there is not a public car parking nearby this museum, there is some payed places along the streets. In my case, I left my car the other side of the river (it's free), past the roman bridge on foot and... More
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