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Museo Nacional de Escultura

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Great building

It won't be to everybody's taste. The building was to our taste, the sculptures not so but you had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FMSh
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Shinfield, United Kingdom
Astounding

A wonderful museum with a world classic collection in a wonderful building. Inevitably there is a... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Iain M
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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The National Museum of Sculpture is one of the most important European museums on this discipline because of the quality of its collection, ranging from the Middle Ages to the Baroque, with a predominance of polychrome wood works: Alonso Berruguete...more
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Calle Cadenas de San Gregorio 1 | calle Cadenas de San Gregorio, 1, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

An exceptional collection of Medieval art in the heart of a beautiful city. Get away from over crowded touristy places and discover the real heart of Spain! Some of the statues and artworks are so incredibly beautiful you can image how they would prompt an...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I'm a serious history nerd, and I came to Valladolid to see where the 1550-1551 Valladolid Debate (on human rights and the treatment of indigenous peoples of the new world) took place. This was the first time and place in the world where universal human...More

1  Thank jayaims
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It won't be to everybody's taste. The building was to our taste, the sculptures not so but you had to admire the level of crafmanship that went into each piece. A place you must visit if you are in valladolid!

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderful museum with a world classic collection in a wonderful building. Inevitably there is a concentration on religion but this does not detract from the artistic excellence.

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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The building itself is gorgeous! Old palace with beautiful inner yard and painted ceilings in many of the rooms. The religious art didn’t do it for me, but there was also a Baltasar Lobo exhibition which was paired with copies of ancient art and that...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

To my mind this is one of the very best art collections anywhere. Mostly polychrome religious statues and iconography this collection is a delight in an almost equally delightful setting. Well lit and presented it’s a bargain at 3 euros. Closed Mondays.

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is probably one of the best designed museums I've been to... Starting with the middle ages, the museum progresses through time - giving a fascinating perspective as the sculptures change in stature, body, and style through the ages. These are mostly religious figures -...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

You need to be rather interested in sculptures. Impressive but a bit monotonous. About 50 versions of Jesus. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This museum was so interesting it was a great discovery . Like so many other reviewers we were taken by the relaxing and beautiful environment of the displayed pieces . There were many rooms all well laid out and uncrowded. Close examination of the pieces...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I loved everything about this museum. The entry ticket is cheap (3 euro) and the audio guide, which I highly recommend, is only an extra 2 euro. The sculptures are beautiful, the building is clean, and photography (sans flash) is permitted. I thought the security...More

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Housed in a magnificent building, the exhibits will amaze even if you're not religious. One of the highlights of our stay.

Thank CHOManchester
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We didn't know quite what to expect here but were delighted by both the setting and the displays. Some beautiful pieces and well worth a visit.

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