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Museo Arqueologico de Lorca

Plaza Don Juan Moreno s/n, 30800 Lorca, Spain
+34 968 40 62 67
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Chatty custodian was very helpful but we disappointed him by ignoring the coin collection! Some... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
fairtrader
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north yorkshire, england
Very interesting

As a first time visitor to Lorca I was really impressed with the city as a whole. This museum... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
PhilandRuth
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Plaza Don Juan Moreno s/n, 30800 Lorca, Spain
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Chatty custodian was very helpful but we disappointed him by ignoring the coin collection! Some extraordinary items but the Jewish lamps were only fragments.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

As a first time visitor to Lorca I was really impressed with the city as a whole. This museum gives you a good insight to the history of the area and it's archilogical finds.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Like opening a big box of chocolates. What's on the inside is far greater than the wrapping. Again this is totally free to enter. A small gem of a museum that covers over 4000 years of Lorca history. The coin collection itself is worth your...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Museum is a good representation of Lorca's history over 4000 years excavations are ongoing in the area and finds land up here. You have a good incite of the town through the ages especially during Roman and Arab invasions.

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

Thus us really worthwhile and the finds of material from the caves in local hills are astounding, a good couple of hours spent here

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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

It was real nice a lot of history. They have a lot of artifacts I a Jewish settle recently discovered in the castle of Lorca when they were excavating to build the hotel.

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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited the archeological museum in Lorca today, by chance and were very impressed. Everything was so well presented that it brings alive the past in a way that is very easy to relate to, without oversimplification. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed May 15, 2016

Quiet Sunday afternoon visit, with so few people we were able to wander around at our leisure taking in the amazing archeological museum. The discoveries in the glass cabinets give a real insight into Lorca's history and brought to life how people lived and survived...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2015

A 'MUST' if you are in Lorca,you get the chance to see all costumes from the annual parade,and they also have video footage of it in English.

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Reviewed June 26, 2015

One of several museums along an historic part of the town. Unfortunately there did not seem to be many exhibits but admission was free.

Thank John W
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