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Centro de Arqueologia Experimental (Carex)

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Surprisingly informative, fun tour of old archeological site

The visitors centre is close to town and after seeing it, you can take a tour of the actual site... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Scott W
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South Miami, Florida
If you are in the area...

To be able to see this much anthropological history in one place spanning so much time is well... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2016
kcoers
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L'Escala, Spain
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24 May 2018
“Surprisingly informative, fun tour of old archeological site”
3 Dec 2017
“A so-so archaeological site”
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

The visitors centre is close to town and after seeing it, you can take a tour of the actual site where the earliest humans were found in Europe, led by an archeologist. The site is about 15 minutes bus ride from the visitors centre and...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

It has an interesting museum but so-so tour to the site. Nobody is working there most of the year. They dig in June and July and spend the rest of the year analyzing what they’ve found. They say only 5% of what’s there has been...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2016

To be able to see this much anthropological history in one place spanning so much time is well worth the twenty minute drive from Burgos

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Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is an excellent museum for kids to discover and learn about prehistoric Neolithic Man. There are lots of ways they can interact and see how stone tools were made, and what they were used for, different types of simple dwellings et cetera. For a...More

Thank Kengele
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