Museo Nacional de Escultura

Valladolid, Spain

The Museo Nacional de Escultura has an extensive collection sculptural ranging from the Middle Ages to the 19th century from Region of Castile's churchs.

The museum was founded as the Provincial Museum of Fine Arts in 1842. It had its first headquarters at the Palacio de Santa Cruz.

The museum houses works from the 13th to 19th centuries, executed mostly in the Central Spain, and also in other regions historically connected to Spain (Italy, Flanders, Southern America). Artworks include, among the others, a Raising of the Cross by Francisco del Rincon, I Thirst, and The Way of Calvary Gregorio Fernández, Adoration of the Magi by Alonso Berruguete, Lamentation of Christ by Juan de Juni, Penitent Magdalene by Pedro de Mena or the Holy Sepulchre or passage of the Sleepers Alonso de Rozas.

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Founded: 1842
Category: Museums in Spain

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Jeff Miller (3 years ago)
OMG! This is a fabulous museum! Do not let the religious theme of these sculpture turn you away...these are some of Spain's masterpieces. Not too big but wonderfully presented and laid out with quality information. A must see in Valladolid.
ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΣ ΑΝΤΩΝΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ (3 years ago)
This is a must visit Museum for sure of the city of Valladolid and of Spain in general. A great collection of numerous impressive mediaval and later wooden statues representing figures and tales of the christian religion. The historical building is preserved in a great condition and it is quite amazing to explore.
Iirina Iri (3 years ago)
amazing!! go vistit it, it is very impressive .. and free on Sundays
Ana Mari Marcos (3 years ago)
This place is amazing! It should be a must visit museum in Valladolid.
César Orille Museums & Gyms (3 years ago)
The museum has an extensive and well organized collection ranging from the 5th to the 19th century. The Old choir stalls of the church of San Benito de Valladolid are amazing. Very friendly staff who are willing to help with anything you need. Free admission on Sunday.
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