Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona, Tarragona

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As the oldest archaeological museum in Catalonia, Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona serves as a showcase for the area’s ancient heritage. Tour its assemblage of artifacts and displays from as far back as the Roman era, and understand Rome’s influence on the region’s development. The museum has a large collection of well-preserved Roman busts and intricate mosaics portraying gods, myths, and legends. Be sure to check the museum’s website for information on its traveling exhibits and temporary displays. Guided tours are available and can be booked in advance. Make Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona a part of your Tarragona vacation plans using our Tarragona day trip tool.
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  • What a disappointment to find this important institution completely closed for who knows how many years, since it is one of the principal reasons to come to Tarragona!  more »
  • If you don't have any interest in history then this will seem like a waste of time and just an old building made of stone. But if you like Roman history or have any knowledge of the Spanish Civil...  more »
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  • Small museum of ancient Roman Tarragena with good displays. Texts in English too.
  • Great place and historical building in the world.

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