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.With our custom trip planner, Oviedo attractions like Archaeological Museum of Asturias can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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.
Archaeological Museum of Asturias Reviews
I liked the way this museum took an Asturian lens to preshistoric, Roman and medieval history. I learned about neanderathals, prehistoric mining, Roman burials and the Asturian dynasty that founded.... more »
A really well set out museum with lots to see and caters to non Spanish speakers by handing out a coresponding booklet in English. more »
Truly amazing museum with sensory experiences for all ages and of all time periods. The monastery it is in is also beautiful and worth a full afternoon!
Ιt is a great museum with lots of content, but all the items are in Spanish language. No English description!!
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