Museo de la Evolucion Humana, Burgos

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Natural History Museum Museum
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 only had an hour to explore this impressive museum. The kids loved the interactive exhibits and we were impressed by the creativity of the exhibition as well as the content. Highly recommend if you...  more »
  • Having toured the dig site at Atapuerca with commentary in Spanish ( which I don't speak), it was wonderful to see the exhibition in this museum. With descriptions in English, it helped put the wonder...  more »
  • I found the Museum of Evolution to provide an educational review of the facts I've learned about evolution since grade school. What the museum did was made me wish I had actually been at the site of t...  more »
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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.