Museo do Pobo Galego, Santiago de Compostela

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With exhibits that showcase the Galicia people, Museo do Pobo Galego is a tribute to the native inhabitants of the region. The large halls display local crafts, such as textiles manufactured on looms, photographs of the local workers over the years, and traditions. The building, a rehabbed Dominican convent, also doubles as a research institute for social identity that holds workshops and organizes studies. Events are held throughout the year that presents the results of these studies, so check the calendar on the website prior to your visit. Arrange your visit to Museo do Pobo Galego and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santiago de Compostela using our Santiago de Compostela travel planner.
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  • The best of the Museum is its triple staircase helicoidadl, in which you raise by sections, similar to a movie of harry potter where the escaler changes direction, here you raise a stretch and not just half, up another section you have to get off and catch another stair Apart from this staircase that only if it is worth the visit, is a museum full of culture and Galician traditions, recommended, but if we had to put a but, the posters only parts expoitores are written in Galician.
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  • Great reminder of the history of the Galician people, as well as the location of the place where it offers. Don't miss it not will regret
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  • Museum suitable for educational activities, to discover the history and culture of the place. A quick visit to see the birth and ok to history of Santiago. The curiosity is satisfied from the staircase that is the centerpiece of the Museum.
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  • Nice quiet museum. No descriptions in English (despite saying there is) . The triple helix staircase is beautiful. Not much order in the exhibits.
  • Incredible building, section on the galician houses is nice. Pricing high for what you get. Captions only in galician
  • very well of a museum. it is very interesting and u will find out a lot of facts about people from galicia and their life habbits. it is not very expensive an if there is raining it will be the perfect solution to make yourself knowladgable :) sorry for the gramar inccorections ;)
  • Lots of Galician traditional culture with photos, exhibits etc. We especially liked the spiral staircase.
  • The Museum of the Galician People is worth a visit. Don't miss Bonaval park nearby
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