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Museo del Bierzo

Calle Reloj 5, 24401 Ponferrada, Spain
+34 987 41 41 41
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Nice building

Unless you are interested in a random collection of artefacts, this museum is probably not for you... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
CatherineH94
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Pointless unless you read Spanish

Patently this is meant for locals or visiting Spanish. Not even a brochure in English. It's one way... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Sandra L
,
Warwick, Australia
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19 Oct 2016
“Nice building”
19 Oct 2016
“Pointless unless you read Spanish”
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Calle Reloj 5, 24401 Ponferrada, Spain
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+34 987 41 41 41
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Unless you are interested in a random collection of artefacts, this museum is probably not for you. However, the building, an old prison, is well worth seeing. We went on a Wednesday when all museums were free.

Thank CatherineH94
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Patently this is meant for locals or visiting Spanish. Not even a brochure in English. It's one way of killing an hour on a wet Wednesday but those with an enquiring mind will come away frustrated at the stupidity of those in authority who should...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The displays are extremely interesting, and one room shows the process of making flax thread. There are also archaeological displays and various other artifacts from the area. It is Spain, so one shouldn't expect everything to be in English, but I truly regretted my absence...More

Thank hashihime
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Thought this was going to be boring however it got better the more we saw. Near tourist office in the old town and we went on a Saturday and it was free. Some religious artifacts and some roman excavations and artifacts displayed here. Also some...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 12 April 2015

The Bierzo has its own special character and history and this historic prison is the best place to learn about it. That said it feels '80s in museum style - display cabinets and labels, dressed dummies and military dioramas.The rooms don't seem to connect in...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2013

The museum is in a renovated historic building of the old city: the old prison. The exhibits tell the tale of the region through the years. Great perspective.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
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