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Palaeontology Museum of Estepona

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World class exhibits

Although tiny and tucked away in the bull ring the Estepona Palaeolithic Museum is actually world... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Nick N
Estepona, Spain
Well worth a visit it's free and very interesting.

This little museum,is located,in the bull ring. Of the main roundabout. It's got something, For... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Chester, United Kingdom
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C/ Matias Prats, s/n, 29680, Estepona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a strange and sad story to tell........ A bull ring, with accompanying museum of stuffed heads of bulls, pictures of “brave” mateadores and picadors “fighting” the bulls......sometimes less successful than others ! It is a place to be humble, reflect on the evil of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Although tiny and tucked away in the bull ring the Estepona Palaeolithic Museum is actually world famous and attracts scholars from all over the world. The reason is the collection of fossilised shells representing single species over many millions of years as they evolved. All...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nick N
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Spent an hour or so here, great if its raining, but a bit dated now. The bull ring was interesting and there was a lot of history on this.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LyciaM
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We went in the low season and were the only people there, and I loved it. Yes the collection across the three museums is random, yes the roof leaks when it rains. If you are the kind of person who can make their own fun...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Rob W
Reviewed 12 April 2018

....but by itself it could do with an update. It will appeal to younger dinosaur loving kids but my son wasn't that impressed. Do visit though as it's part of a bigger composition of museums and shouldn't really be reviewed by itself.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Bit unsure why people would give it a 4 star or less! It’s free for starters which we don’t get anywhere nowadays. It was a fun little place within an old bull ring. Our 3yr old loved the matador clothes, bull heads but mostly the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rockashi
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Was visiting the bull ring while waiting for the market to open. it's totally free and the staff there are so nice. One of the tour guides gave us a tour completely in Spanish and I wish I could have paid more attention and remembered...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Imsohungrynow
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This little museum,is located,in the bull ring. Of the main roundabout. It's got something, For everybody. Things you wouldent expect ,great mix of stuff ,from dinosaurs,to cine camera,s film memorabilia,farming bottling equipment fishing, models. Great for the kids. About an hr to go round plus...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank beerhaven17
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is a FREE attraction right in the bull ring in Estepona. It's fairly small and doesn't take very long to get round but the kids enjoyed it, although slightly confused over the names of the species of Dino's that were there! Best of all...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank rachaelbenson
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Stop off for an hour and it's quite interesting. It's in the bull ring so you can also take in the bull fighting museum and marvel at how small some of the old fighters were by the size of their costumes

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank DianeJSN
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