Archaeological Museum of Jerez

Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

The Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera is an archaeological museum established in 1873 as the Municipal Archaeological Collection, merging collections donated by wealthy individuals, and based at the Old City Hall of Jerez de la Frontera. The museum opened to the public in 1935. The collection includes a Corinthian helmet, extremely rare in Spain, found near the city's Charterhouse by the river Guadalete. The collection also includes Roman ceramics and other items.



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Founded: 1873
Category: Museums in Spain

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Grant Adam (16 months ago)
Absolutely fabulous museum. Gorgeous building, wonderful curation, great audio visual presentations and nice staff Although most text is in Spanish, there is an English brochure and most displays are self explanatory. Very glad to have visited this gem in Jerez. Nice way to spend an educated hour or two.
Rishenda Tofts (2 years ago)
If you love history this is the place to go. Wonderful exhibits with 'pit stops' where you can learn more about the history of Jerez by watching a short film. . Each room takes you to the next era, a journey through time. Excellent place.
Susan Guggenheim (3 years ago)
The museum is well laid out, you're directed by signage. I don't know if there was an English language audio guide, but I had fun reading the Spanish and trying to figure it out. It's a beautiful location, outside the central places. And the senior discount can't be beat - Eu 1.8!
Mark GoHost4U Web Design Hosting (3 years ago)
Well organised collection of artifacts set in a beautiful building with a bright courtyard. Well worth a visit
Anderson Hurtado (3 years ago)
Nice place to have a quick history view of the city!
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