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Museu d'Historia de la Ciutat

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Address: Carrer de la Forca 27, 17004 Girona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 972 22 22 29
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 19:00

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Made the effort to find this place by foot and wasnt dissappointed, if you like learning about the local history of the place you are visiting then this is for you. With children... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2012
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St Albans Hertfordshire
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012

Very little information in English next to exhibits and the English guidebook superficial so felt we left very little the wiser of the history of Girona

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012

Made the effort to find this place by foot and wasnt dissappointed, if you like learning about the local history of the place you are visiting then this is for you. With children on a hot spanish day?? Probably not!

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Girona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

I highly recommend the roman-era exhibits, mainly the mosaic and a metal glass showing the route of the Via Augusta, it covers from the pre-history up to modern times

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

Visit on Sunday when it is quiet. Well set out with easy to find information which gives context to what you are looking at as you walk around the Old Town. Fill your water bottle at the free cooler in the cloister.

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Blackburn, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2007

This is a great source of understanding about what makes this town, and the region, tick. There is a powerful display about the civil war and Franco years on the top floor - it's worth going just for that alone. The displays are 'snappy' and quickfire -deep, but don't go on too much. Ground floor has industrial machinery in a... More 

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