Archaeological Museum of Seville, Spain

Museo Arqueológico de Sevilla

The Archaeological Museum of Seville (Spanish: Museo Arqueológico de Sevilla) is a museum located in América square at the María Luisa Park, in Seville, southern Spain.




Five interesting facts about the museum:

  • It housed in the Pabellón del Renacimiento, built by the Spanish architect Aníbal González (1876–1929) in 1928.
  • The building was created for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929.
  • In 1962, the building and museum collections were declared Historic-Artistic Monument.
  • It contains artifacts from the Roman era, many of which are from the nearby Roman city of Itálica.
  • The Itálica exhibits include mosaics, statues, and busts of the emperors Augustus, Vespasianus, Trajan and Hadrian.


Estatua de Mercurio
Statue of Mercury (the 2nd century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

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Halls of the Archaeological Museum of Seville

Mosaico de Baco
Mosaic of Bacchus (the 3rd century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

Trajano
Statue of Trajan (the 2nd century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

Diana cezadora
Statue of Diana (the 2nd century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

Busts of unknown men, the Archaeological Museum of Seville
Busts of unknown men (the 2nd century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

Adriano
Bust of Hadrian (the 2nd century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

Mosaico romano
Roman mosaic (the 1st century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

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Tombstones (the 2nd century AD), Archaeological Museum of Seville

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Exterior of the Archaeological Museum of Seville


Have you ever visited the Archaeological Museum of Seville? What are your impressions of the museum? Feel free to post a comment below.


Museo Arqueológico de Sevilla




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Find more information about opening times and ticket prices for visiting the Archaeological Museum of Seville at: http://www.andalucia.org

1 comment

  1. I love Sevilla, it's probably my favourite city in Spain! The museum looks so interesting and with great artifacts too. Will visit the next time!

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