Museo de la Evolucion Humana, Burgos
(4.3/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Museo de la Evolucion Humana focuses on human evolution in an apropos location, some 16 km (10 mi) from the Sierra de Atapuerca human fossil finds. The museum and grounds were designed by the architect Juan Navarro Baldeweg, and will be of interest in themselves. But inside you’ll find a recreation of the Sierra de Atapuerca mountain range, ultra-realistic reproductions of human ancestors, and the answers to your questions about the differences (or lack thereof) between us and our hunter-gatherer predecessors. You can even visit the sites of the fossil finds on a shuttle that leaves from the museum. Plan to see Museo de la Evolucion Humana and other attractions that appeal to you using our Burgos vacation trip planner.
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  • We went to burgos to spend a weekend for among other things see Museum. It did not disappoint at all. All the rooms were very well explained and all traces of past life was awesome and how were consistent over time. Also followed us "miguelón" on Twitter to mention it in a tweet! Great combinaxion with a visit to the sites of atapuerca good getaway couples
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  • Visit a Sunday morning. Building with super light, large container. Explanations about the genesis of the deposits of Atapuerca very good, as well as the collection of archaeological remains and re-enactments of the life of different times. Children being entertained much because they propose them games find the exhibit elements and there are some interactive parts, of which some were not working. Very good the simulation of the predecessors of our species.
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  • With the amount of money that has side think that is could have made something more educational and entertaining. There are parties very well made as the evolution view with reproductions of copies of each type of hominid, or some videos (with sound awful)... But there are also very pretentious spaces and which provide very little (brain, fire...).
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  • I visited during the free entry on Wednesday evenings from 7pm until the museum closes at 8pm. The hour was just enough time to dash around the key exhibits, but you could easily spend a few hours here, especially if you had children with you. The museum exists to display the finds from the nearby archaeological sites, and although impressive are limited in number. Therefore the majority of the museum is given over the explaining human evolution. The vast majority of the exhibits and displays have the information displayed in English.
  • Beautiful museum in burgos. Very well explained how humans and the environment evolved during history. Screens, videos and other technology and gadgets are used to explain. Perfect place to bring your kids on a journey to our past.
  • They don't have lot of things and it is poorly explained. I wouldn't recommend go there, it is better to go directly to atapuerca
  • merece la pena visitar. todo muy interesante. meencanto
  • The tour to the UNESCO World Heritage excavation site of Atapuerca 15 km to the SE leaves from here. There the earliest and most abundant evidence of humankind in Europe was found in a sealed caves. The finds are displayed in the museum which is expensive but interesting and worth it.