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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carol brannigan (12 months ago)
Such a hidden gem. It’s a must go! So well laid out. Interesting Audio visual films on each floor in English. Superb way to see Jerez come to life before your very eyes: from Neolithic times to 21st century. Museum is in beautiful building, exhibition is very well curated with superb journey management to create an experience of Jerez through time across the levels. Highly recommend.
Hapax Legomenon (14 months ago)
Nicely done, many interesting exhibits
Gareth Williams (2 years ago)
Good modern display. Interesting if you are into archaeology
Nick Nutter (3 years ago)
The Archaeological Museum at Jerez de la Frontera has recently been refurbished and renovated and in quality and type of display now rivals any provincial museum in Andalucia. There is only one drawback, most of the information is in Spanish although free audio handsets are available in a number of languages. The building that houses the museum the Old City Hall in Plaza del Mercado, was itself declared a building of Cultural Interest in 1962. The displays take you from deep prehistory through to the modern age.
S xoxoxoxo (3 years ago)
Excellent, well organized museum. Though small but nice exhibits. You can see their effort.
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