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“carlos v”(20 reviews)
“free entrance”(4 reviews)
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Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
Realejo - San Matias
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is nice to see, and it is free, included in your ticket of the palaces visit. But you should see it soon before it closes as it close earlier and fully on monday

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lingang
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick 20-30 minute walk around really shows you lots of history from items found in the Alhambra, and even a section which shows you under the city floors. Many of the items like the lions used to be outside 20-30 years ago but it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank erikduijsens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small musuem with some beautiful objects from the area. There are coins, pottery, doors, and other objects from when Granada was a Muslim kingdom. Entrance is free with your Alhambra ticket and the museum only takes about 30 minutes or so. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbg74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after the Nasrid Palace. What made it MORE special was volunteer ANA.....who "cornered us" while we were meandering and made the rest of the exhibits "come to life". We enjoyed her immensely....a 75 yr old Brit married to an 85 yr old Spanish guy. She...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank morewierd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A free museum featuring art and artifacts from the Alhambra and Andalucia. Definitely worth a visit; descriptions were in both English and Spanish. It certainly added to the experience of visiting the Nazrid Palace.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Take the time to visit the he museum. Many artifacts (pottery and tiles) from the time of the Moors.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isabel P
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great little museum off the Carlos V site. We went back the day after seeing Alhambra. Mostly because we saw Alhambra on Monday and the museum was closed. Glad we did because it would have been too much. Entry is free. Well worth going back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichiganSam
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Very informative and not to be missed. Each artefact is labelled and you’re walking through history as you walk through each room. Each room was themed and well lit and labelled.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tabby L
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This is free (part of the Alhambra ticket) so worth going if you have the audiotour (otherwise because a lot of the captions are in Spanish it's difficult to know what you're looking at). Gives a great overview of the history of the Alhambra.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jen S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This place is huge and with so much to see and area to cover, having a private tour guide was helpful. True there aren't many artifacts at the site, but the grounds are lovely and the Lion fountain and other areas had recently been cleaned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nomad109221
12 July 2017|
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Response from reluctanttraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure, you can enter the museum free even if you don't have a ticket to the Alhambra. I can't remember closing times, This STUPID site won't let me post a helpful url but fairly easy to find WINTER SCHEDULES... More
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Nomad109221
12 July 2017|
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Response from SMF123Q | Reviewed this property |
Museum was free. Included in the original Alhambra grounds fee.
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Ng0721
11 April 2017|
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Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
Get the general admission ticket for 14 euros, this covers the gardens and the palace. Make sure you are early as I missed out on a ticket. I got there just before 10 and there were only a few tickets left which sold out... More
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