Museo do Pobo Galego, Santiago de Compostela

(4.1/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Museo do Pobo Galego on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Santiago de Compostela vacation generator.
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  • Even just by seeing the staircase, it is worth. Don't you get tired of seeking new perspectives. The Museum is also interesting.
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  • I like this sort of thing. It tries to show the life of ordinary people before the impact of the new. 
  • Or museo do Pobo Galego, is a beautiful box, where you can see all the Galician culture in the field of the sea of the trades, a walk for a while and a bygone culture, but still remembered by our elders. visit counts
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  • Fantastic museum to know about the Galician traditions, the old artisan jobs that used to be in Galicia, or the fishing and agriculture trends of the first inhabitants of Galicia. After or before the museum visit, go to the park in the back, it's one of the greatest parks in the city.
  • Escalera impresionante, triple de caracol
  • O Museo do Pobo Galego constituído baixo os auspicios dun Padroado integrado por entidades e persoas que traballan nas distintas áreas da cultura galega e por representacións de institucións públicas e académicas, inaugurouse en outubro de 1977, no edificio cedido polo Concello de Santiago de Compostela. O convento de Bonaval, fundado no século XIII por Santo Domingo de Guzmán, foi reconstruído en estilo barroco nos séculos XVII e XVIII. A parte máis notable foi proxectada polo arquitecto Domingo de Andrade. No interior pódese admirar unha orixinal tripla escaleira helicoidal. O antigo convento de San Domingos de Bonaval, situado nun outeiro extramuros da cidade histórica, xunto ao camiño polo que os peregrinos chegaban a Compostela, acolle hoxe o Museo do Pobo Galego, que a través dun amplo e variado conxunto de pezas ofrece unha panorámica das manifestacións máis representativas da cultura propia de Galicia. As súas salas permanentes amosan diversos aspectos do mundo do mar, os oficios tradicionais, o campo, a indumentaria e a arquitectura popular. Dispón, ademais, de seccións de arqueoloxía, pintura e escultura galegas. Regularmente organízanse exposicións temporais de temática diversa.
  • If pass by Santiago I recommend you visit this Museum, as well as ethnographic, is nestled in a building which itself deserves to see it, they have very curious things.
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  • There is much that see, included this Museum in Santiago. Impress the famous staircase, but without fail to see with the Panteón de Gallegos Bonaval Church illustrious.
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