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Museo Provincial

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Address: Plaza Fray Anselmo Polanco 3, 44001 Teruel, Spain
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Although it is not one of the most visited sites in Teruel, it is really worth visiting. It has permanent exhibitions (Roman mosaics, an old pharmacy, etc.) and there are usually... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Teruel, Spain

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Teruel, Spain
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Although it is not one of the most visited sites in Teruel, it is really worth visiting. It has permanent exhibitions (Roman mosaics, an old pharmacy, etc.) and there are usually interesting temporary exhibitions on the ground floor. On the top floor there is a terrace with views over the city. It is free.

Thank glovivi
Stuttgart, Germany
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142 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The museum was free of charge at the day we went in (I am not sure if it always free of charge) On 4 floors you can find different discoveries from centuries. From pots (broken and rebuilt) over waepons to a complete installes pharmacie you can find everything One highlight for me ist the terasse at the highes level. Here... More 

Thank Karsten2310
Silver Spring, Maryland
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330 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We learned a lot about this area's long history from early man, Roman, Visigoth, and Medieval times. We were given a proper English brochure to walk the 4 floors of excellent displays; Iron Age implements, Roman mosaics/amphora, early farming tools, and even a Bourgeois dollhouse. This free museum had excellent rooftop views of the Cathedral and the St Martin Tower.... More 

Thank Gene J
Gijon, Spain
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We were lucky to be in Teruel during a photography festival and this museum hosted one of the best collections I have seen of the Spanish photographer Forcano. It was a real treat and free. The museum itself has a lovely, small collection and we were unusually offered some interesting information about some of the exhibits by a museum guide.

Thank AWValencia
Baesweiler, Germany
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We mostly went there for the view you have from the roof top terrace. Sadly, the day we went, the terrace was filled by a huge air tube which was supposed to be art, but which blocked every possible view. The museum however is nice if you like history and ceramics.

Thank Miriam P
Eastern Norway, Norway
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Reading some articles of Teruel before we came, we wanted to spend some hours in this museum to get the "right" information about this small city, making a change during the Spanish civil war, with one of the biggest battles during the war, killing more than 80000 solders at a place of Spain without any importance for the war. A... More 

Thank Tor S
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

If you want to while away an hour in Teruel the Museo is the place to go. Lots of exhibits from the Iberian and Cartheginian eras. All in Spanish so those without the lingo will have to guess a bit. Like all provincial museums in Spain entry is free. The museum building is almost as interesting as the exhibits. The... More 

Thank Stephen G
Island of Malta, Malta
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

We were staying in the Teruel area for a couple of days on our way up to Normandy. We had a tourist day in Teruel and viewed this very pleasant hillside city. The real discovery of the day was the town museum located in a square behind the cathedral. This small museum was a real pleasure to visit for the... More 

Thank SHShaw
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Excellent regional museum with artifacts, beautifully displayed, from the prehistoric to the modern era.

Thank CarsonParkRanger
Malaga, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,099 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2012

The beautiful building that the Museo Provincial occupies was built in 1542 by the Masters Juan de Rigol and Pedro de Heredia. The style of the façade is the Renaissance Mannerist style, with a very simple style. Atop the four stories of the building is a gallery with round arches, and this breaks the severity of the façade. We went... More 

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