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“carlos v”(20 reviews)
“free entrance”(4 reviews)
Monday Closed
Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
Realejo - San Matias
+34 958 02 79 29
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A free museum featuring art and artifacts from the Alhambra and Andalucia. Definitely worth a visit; descriptions were in both English and Spanish. It certainly added to the experience of visiting the Nazrid Palace.

Thank beachgirlamy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the time to visit the he museum. Many artifacts (pottery and tiles) from the time of the Moors.

Thank Isabel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little museum off the Carlos V site. We went back the day after seeing Alhambra. Mostly because we saw Alhambra on Monday and the museum was closed. Glad we did because it would have been too much. Entry is free. Well worth going back.

Thank MichiganSam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative and not to be missed. Each artefact is labelled and you’re walking through history as you walk through each room. Each room was themed and well lit and labelled.

1  Thank Tabby L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is free (part of the Alhambra ticket) so worth going if you have the audiotour (otherwise because a lot of the captions are in Spanish it's difficult to know what you're looking at). Gives a great overview of the history of the Alhambra.

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is huge and with so much to see and area to cover, having a private tour guide was helpful. True there aren't many artifacts at the site, but the grounds are lovely and the Lion fountain and other areas had recently been cleaned...More

1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 28 September 2018

While on a trip to Granada I took the long walk up the hill to the Alhambra Palace. I have a proper tour booked later on in the year in October but wanted to see what was there in advance. My son and I took...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I wanted to know everything I could possibly know about the history of such an iconic place. I was satisfied without being overwhelmed

Thank kcoers
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Numerous historic and religious pieces laid out sympathetically, different rooms with different themes. In the final room, beyond the exit, there are newer pieces to enjoy

Thank vonnie_davies
Reviewed 30 July 2018

It is quite a small museum but it is free and worth a visit as it will be a good 20 minutes spent. Not everything is translated into english but the staff are very friendly and happy to translate.

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12 July 2017|
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Response from reluctanttraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure, you can enter the museum free even if you don't have a ticket to the Alhambra. I can't remember closing times, This STUPID site won't let me post a helpful url but fairly easy to find WINTER SCHEDULES... More
12 July 2017|
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Response from SMF123Q | Reviewed this property |
Museum was free. Included in the original Alhambra grounds fee.
11 April 2017|
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Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
Get the general admission ticket for 14 euros, this covers the gardens and the palace. Make sure you are early as I missed out on a ticket. I got there just before 10 and there were only a few tickets left which sold out... More