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Museum of the Americas, Madrid

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
Discover the human history of the Western hemisphere at Museum of the Americas, which hosts a large collection of ethnographic and archaeological artifacts. Explore the museum’s five different sections, divided by themes such as society, religion, and communication. These exhibits explore the connection between the indigenous history of the American continents and Spain's colonial past. Marvel at the Aztec, Mayan, and other Native American artwork and artifacts as you learn about the languages and cultures of the New World. Grab a bite to eat at the museum cafe, which specializes in a wide range of Central and South American meals. Be aware that many exhibits are presented in Spanish only. Arrange to visit Museum of the Americas and other attractions in Madrid using our Madrid trip itinerary maker.
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  • We had been intending to go up the lighthouse of Moncloa but due to breakdown visited this museum. It was certainly worth the effort, providing a superb varied collection of articles from the entire American Continents. The maps and chronological history of the explorations were particularly interesting as were the dioramas of living spaces.
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  • I was one of only a handful of visitors here on the day I went. The good news is that there was free entry due to there being no access to the collections on the second floor. All in all there were ma...  read more »
  • Interesting and really not boring (like a museum suggests to be ;-) Interesting Facts, Maps and Things from america of the 15th to the 20th century. It is a gift for the price of 3€. It would be just ...  read more »
  • Fascinating museum that depicts the history of Spanish colonization of the Americas. The ideas the Spanish had of the indigenous people--their culture, beliefs--makes it easy to see how they colonized with such brutality... Yes, all the signage is in Spanish, so if you want English translations buy the small English guidebook at the gift shop. Sadly, this is a little known and little visited museum--a testament to the place that the colonization of the Americas has in Spanish history and the interest of tourists who visit Madrid.
  • If you want to learn about art of native India culture, you can see nice examples. I don't know so much about history of discoveries, but with maps or graphical display you can learn clearly inside the museum.
  • There were no english translations. Dont bother yourself to go there.
  • My religion is catolic. Very interesting to find new facts about my religion. Even for people who are not catolics is a great place to know something new about this religion. It is impprtant because Madrid has celebration day for catolics and everybody should know more about, what they are celebrating.This museum is a great chance to open your knowleadge.
  • Worth to visit, but uncomfortable working hours
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