Archaeological Museum of Asturias, Oviedo

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The Archaeological Museum of Asturias is housed in the 16th century Benedictine monastery of Saint Vicente in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. Its findings include collections of the Asturian Neolithic, Megalithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Astur hill fort culture, Roman period, and of the Gothic, Pre-Romanesque and Romanesque periods of the Kingdom of Asturias. The museum also includes sections of Asturian Ethnography, Heraldry, Medieval and Modern Epigraphy, Spanish Numismatics, a European Medal Section, and Armor.The museum falls under the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture but is managed by the Council of Culture of the Government of the Principality of Asturias.
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  • August 19, 2017
    Good collection. If that would strongly recommend a guide service and audio guides. It would help a lot, the panels become boring after visiting hours. It is free, what is a real wonder.
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  • August 18, 2017
    For me it is essential to know the roots of this land and its people. In addition the building is fine. The cloister is stunning.
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  • August 17, 2017
    A Museum for the history of the Asturian people since prehistoric times with cave paintings until the reign of Alfonso III.
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  • Hidden treasure in the city, with a free admission and a wonderful collection of things to see. It's a must!
  • Oviedo's best kept secret (and it is free)
  • The oldest Museum of Asturias has been able to renew itself and in addition to the exposed funds that are very much worth, they do so it is fun to go with the children. It's worth and is free.
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  • Free admission came very well. Very educational about the history of Asturias. I would recommend to everyone!
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  • Very interesting
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