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Detailed and interesting museum

I spent a few hours here one evening during my time in Jaen. It's open late and is free entry for... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Victoria, Australia
Iberian Scuptures and more

The Iberian sculptures in this Museum are amongst the most significant in the world. They are... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
Jaen, Spain
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20 Aug 2017
“Free for E.U. ~ No translation, however!”
25 Mar 2016
“Detailed and interesting museum”
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Paseo Estacion 27, 23007 Jaen, Spain
+34 953 31 33 39
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This review is based on my experience as a non-Spanish speaker. Although I went with my Spanish boyfriend, the panels that displayed the descriptions and history for each display were overwhelming. Too much text even for him. This museum could be 5 stars if they...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

I spent a few hours here one evening during my time in Jaen. It's open late and is free entry for students, so it was the perfect adventure for a stormy Friday night. The museum is organised chronologically according to the history of Jaen, beginning...More

2  Thank MariposaFirefly25
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Maybe even deserve something more, as I fiound it's art display even better than the one in arabic baths. Nicely prepared exhibitions in a historic building in th center of the city. Free for visiting for people from the EU. The only minus in my...More

2  Thank Piotrek S
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Iberian sculptures in this Museum are amongst the most significant in the world. They are presently housed in a smallis room, but will be moved in the future to a purpose built Museum for Iberian Culture. The main building houses Roman and Moorish object,...More

2  Thank Issiell
Reviewed 26 August 2015

A must for history lovers. This museum houses a fantastic collection of archaeological artifacts from the Iberian, Roman and Arab eras, a replica of an Iberian tomb found in the vicinity of Jaen, and some beautiful mosaics more than 2000 years old. There were very...More

1  Thank protoncito14
Reviewed 29 July 2015

If your not into gloomy church's, I'm not, this makes up the trio of things to do in Jaen. Providing you took a taxi to the castle and didn't get stuck in the bar at the Banos Arabes this is worth a visit. The collection...More

1  Thank nigelonholiday
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Great museum, free for EU passport holders. Archaeology section is very well represented. Also interesting paintings by not so 'world famous' artists.

Thank marchamona
Reviewed 14 February 2014

As well as being an insight into the history of Jaen (which is interesting indeed) there's an impressive art gallery on the first floor. Free of charge to EU citizens too

Thank Clanranald
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Spent several hours in the archaeological section of the museum - the fine arts section on the upper floor of the museum is worth a miss.

Thank alexineberry
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Ground floor interesting collection of artefacts from Andalucia (explanations in Spanish only), upper floor is paintings of slight merit.

1  Thank The_Real_Sylvester
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