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Museo Arqueologico de Lorca

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We were met by Mr Jimenez when we entered the museum who set the scene for our visit. He explained... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
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Chatty custodian was very helpful but we disappointed him by ignoring the coin collection! Some... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
north yorkshire, england
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Plaza Don Juan Moreno s/n, 30800 Lorca, Spain
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

We were met by Mr Jimenez when we entered the museum who set the scene for our visit. He explained in chronological order what exhibits we would be seeing and mentioned the key features which was very useful and helped with our understanding. With civilisations...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Chatty custodian was very helpful but we disappointed him by ignoring the coin collection! Some extraordinary items but the Jewish lamps were only fragments.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

As a first time visitor to Lorca I was really impressed with the city as a whole. This museum gives you a good insight to the history of the area and it's archilogical finds.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PhilandRuth
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Like opening a big box of chocolates. What's on the inside is far greater than the wrapping. Again this is totally free to enter. A small gem of a museum that covers over 4000 years of Lorca history. The coin collection itself is worth your...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Museum is a good representation of Lorca's history over 4000 years excavations are ongoing in the area and finds land up here. You have a good incite of the town through the ages especially during Roman and Arab invasions.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tonythebedouin
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Thus us really worthwhile and the finds of material from the caves in local hills are astounding, a good couple of hours spent here

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

It was real nice a lot of history. They have a lot of artifacts I a Jewish settle recently discovered in the castle of Lorca when they were excavating to build the hotel.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited the archeological museum in Lorca today, by chance and were very impressed. Everything was so well presented that it brings alive the past in a way that is very easy to relate to, without oversimplification. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Pauline W
Reviewed May 14, 2016

Quiet Sunday afternoon visit, with so few people we were able to wander around at our leisure taking in the amazing archeological museum. The discoveries in the glass cabinets give a real insight into Lorca's history and brought to life how people lived and survived...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 307cliver
Reviewed September 1, 2015

A 'MUST' if you are in Lorca,you get the chance to see all costumes from the annual parade,and they also have video footage of it in English.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Martin S
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