Burgos Museum

Burgos, Spain

Burgos Museum offers the chance for visitors to explore the historical and cultural evolution of this province in the Castile-León region. It has various different sections such as prehistory and archaeology, located in the Casa de Miranda, a Renaissance palace. Here you can see objects from Atapuerca and Ojo Guareña, and also from the Iron Age necropolis of Miraveche, Ubierna and Villanueva de Teba, along with Roman artefacts from the city of Clunia.

The building Casa de Angulo is home to the Fine Arts section, which has a major collection of exhibits ranging from the Mozarabic period through to the present day, with items such as the Romanesque frontal from the church of Santo Domingo de Silos and the tomb of Juan de Padilla by Gil de Siloé, along with 15th- and 16th-century paintings and works of art from the Baroque period.



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Calle Calera 25, Burgos, Spain
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Founded: 1846
Category: Museums in Spain


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User Reviews

Jan Lavender (2 years ago)
It was a grey day in Burgos so ideal for a visit. There was one school party there, otherwise very quiet As over 65's it was free for us. Lots of interesting exhibits so spent just over an hour there.
Martin Franssen (2 years ago)
Must see for anyone. In depth information on the human evolution, but therefor less suitable for children under 8 or so. Most panels are also in English which is a big plus and a example for other Spanish museums. Some more interactive parts would make it even more suitable for teenagers. Reasonably priced.
Michelle (2 years ago)
Interesting and well put-together museum. Could take an hour or several depending how long you want to spend in the exhibits. I was not in a huge reading mood and was there for about an hour and a half. Nice cafe/lounging area on the top floor.
R M L (3 years ago)
Great museum but the"evolution" part seems a little bit forced and the displays have a little of an amusement park feeling. The actual archeological part in the ground level is top notch. Must visit.
Jennifer Lee (3 years ago)
Well thought out museum in a beautiful space. Some very interesting artifacts to see. Information in English and Spanish. We spent one hour there. Social distancing cues there and masks required. Not just a buff
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