Museo de Prehistoria y Arqueologia de Cantabria, Santander

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  • It is very interesting and recommendable. Very well explained, carvings, surprising shapes... and lighting that makes it more attractive. Beautiful Arch of entrance to a Hermitage, and spectacular Cantabrian steles..! Essential to know our history a little better.
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  • Very interesting Museum of prehistory, with lots of original parts and multiple explanations of them. Very modern and didactic. I remember fondly their old location in the building of the provincial Council, but in this new location, they have overcome. Highly recommended.
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  • Cantabria ben deserves the effort to present a Museum of this category. It has an interesante.coleccion of findings and, above all, explains the evolution of the archaeology of the country at different levels of understanding. Ideal for all audiences, including children. .
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  • This is such an inspiring museum, one of the best of its kind that I've personally visited. As a student that is studying heritage conservation, I am amazed by how well of an interpretation this museum offers. It is absolutely a highlight of my visit to Santander. Design details. Most info is presented in three languages (Spanish, English, and partially French). Explanation boards are tilted to fit human versions, and low enough for children. Well designed visitor flow in chronological order. The use of technology serves its educational function well. The digital screens which shoulder the responsibilities of presenting are highly interactive and engaging. Rather than simply displays, it involves games, animations, sound, scene replications and beyond. I highly recommend families to visit this museum, as it will greatly spark children's curiosities on archaeology, anthropology as well as history. (While visiting, there was a museum interpreter working on site showing a group of school kids around, he is very good and friendly(speaks Spanish/English), highly recommend on booking a tour). There is much more to say about this wonderful museum, but nothing explains better than one visiting by its own.
  • This is the best museum that I have ever visited. It has well thought out, ingenious exhibits, and with English descriptions as well. Such wonderful artifacts from early Iberian man to medieval times. Excellent disabled access.
  • You must go and visit this museum! This museum is one of the very best in Spain of this type. They have multilingual boards for almost everything. Their prehistoric is wonderful and they use a lot of technology. While not as big as the one in Madrid they have many amazing pieces. My favorite is the 500-1000ad. Very good collection. At the end there is a lovely exhibit of photographs in video form that goes from the caves to the medieval churches.
  • Unique exhibits shown in a fun and interesting way.
  • Great museum. Everything is well showcased in an excellent way. You see a lot of things and learn a lot all in an easy peasy way. It depicts the history of mankind in the area from the begining to the occupation of the Romans in Cantabria. Videos and representations are easy to watch and very useful! Really worth a visit!
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