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Augusteum

Calle Caballero, Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 50 00 93
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A perfect place to go back in history!

Cartagena is one of the oldest citys in Spain. It was in large parts dominated by the Romans. The... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Norwegian425
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Trondheim, Norway
Helps one to imagine early Roman life in the 'colonies '.

I enjoyed this small, perfectly formed museum. It truly brought this Roman settlement alive. The... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
Nitboc
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Napier, New Zealand
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
20 Mar 2016
“A perfect place to go back in history!”
17 Aug 2015
“Helps one to imagine early Roman life in the 'colonies '.”
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Calle Caballero, Cartagena, Spain
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+34 968 50 00 93
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

Cartagena is one of the oldest citys in Spain. It was in large parts dominated by the Romans. The city has gone through major changes over their more than 2.000 years of history, but here you can really go back all those years. You can...More

Thank Norwegian425
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I enjoyed this small, perfectly formed museum. It truly brought this Roman settlement alive. The museum outlined the use of the Augusteum in a thoughtful, visual way and it was easy to imagine the rituals that were held there.

Thank Nitboc
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This was the headquarters of the priests. It is situated within the main commercial areas for those times. It has an entrance courtyard which goes to the temple. It is very richly decorated with marble. Parts of the floors are preserved. There are cabinets showing...More

4  Thank osaoso
Reviewed 14 July 2014

What a gem! This Roman theater was first discovered about 25 years ago when construction workers were clearing land to build apartments. The little museum is new and well-organized. Exploring the theater itself can involve steep stairs with no hand rails. Sturdy shoes are recommended...More

4  Thank junebugclaremont
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Most interesting particularly the theatre and the restaurant that overlooks it. Well laid out with good translations impressive location

2  Thank Baz-Protest
Reviewed 29 August 2013

A great day out, takes about 3 hrs in total to view the four sites on a saver ticket currently 38 euros for a family of four. Just amazing to see.

2  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Well worth exploring. Lots of steep walking. Take water and wear tennis shoes. They do not allow camera bags inside and you must check them at the entrance.

2  Thank TravelingBCs
Reviewed 27 April 2013

This is a very interesting museum, but check the opening times before you plan your day. You may be there when the Roman Centurion is on duty. Don't forget to say 'AVE' (Hi).

1  Thank Garreg
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