Museo Arqueologico de Jerez, Jerez De La Frontera

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The Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera is an archaeological museum on the Plaza del Mercado in Jerez de la Frontera, province of Cádiz, southern Spain. The museum occupies an 18th-century building which was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1962.It was established in 1873 as the Municipal Archaeological Collection, merging collections donated by wealthy individuals, and based at the Old City Hall of Jerez de la Frontera. The museum opened to the public in 1935. The collection includes a Corinthian helmet, extremely rare in Spain, found near the city's Charterhouse by the river Guadalete. The collection also includes Roman ceramics and other items.
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  • This museum is housed in a beautiful old home, and is worth visiting just to see the building. The displays are well organized and informative. Gives a quick overview of the Jerez region and the...  more »
  • Audio Guides were unavailable as out of service which meant only information in Spanish available. Good value at 1.80 euros if over 65. Expensive at 5 euros with no audioguide.  more »
  • Nicely done, many interesting exhibits
  • Good modern display. Interesting if you are into archaeology

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