Museo de America, Madrid

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Discover the human history of the Western hemisphere at Museo de America, which hosts a large collection of ethnographic and archaeological artifacts. Explore the museum’s five different sections, divided by themes such as society, religion, and communication. These exhibits explore the connection between the indigenous history of the American continents and Spain's colonial past. Marvel at the Aztec, Mayan, and other Native American artwork and artifacts as you learn about the languages and cultures of the New World. Grab a bite to eat at the museum cafe, which specializes in a wide range of Central and South American meals. Be aware that many exhibits are presented in Spanish only. Plan to see Museo de America and other attractions that appeal to you using our Madrid holiday maker site.
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  • A choice of 10 postcards from the entire exhibit. What a tragedy. Even the image that appears on the entrance ticket is unavailable! I've a 58 page academic paper on it. "Los mulatos de Esmeraldas...  more »
  • In a beautiful modern building with visual references to the past the history of the Americas is recounted with globes , maps , videos as well as a wonderful treasure house of artefacts . Spanish...  more »
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  • Well organized. Pleasant environment. Attentive staff. And of course the exhibits.
  • The museum contains lots of everyday utensils used in the old times in America. Music instruments, knives, weapons, bowls, etc. There are also little models of their house and its surroundings. Also some real life size models of the interiors of their rooms, people and more. It gives you the feel of how people used to live in the lands before occupied by Spaniards.
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