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This is an amazing museum. There is so much to see. I could have spent all day there. Would love... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
LynGreatOrme
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
Stunning. You could spend a couple of days here.

If there was a prize for the best laid out museum in he world this would surely be a contender. The... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Anthony M
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited museums all over the world (art, history, science) and we found this one pretty simple. It is a pitty that the Junta de Castilla y León (the regional government) has not known how to creat a museum that can compite with other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

The museum is esentially built for the discoveries that had took place in Atapuerca. It contains also a floor where they intend to show the evolution from chimpanzees to human beings based in the measure of the brain. More reasearch is needed...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is an amazing museum. There is so much to see. I could have spent all day there. Would love to revisit some time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LynGreatOrme
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

A lot of emphasis on the Atapuerca digging site. I believe that the origin of mankind is connected with the transfer from oral to written history. So virtually nothing that could interest me. The great architectural design justified the 6 € entrance fee.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

If there was a prize for the best laid out museum in he world this would surely be a contender. The history of human evolution has got to be of interest to most people (doesn't it?) but even if you're not interested this museum will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a beautifully presented and interesting insight into where we all come from. Afterwards enjoy coffee on the terrace out the front (not the pokey area on the 2nd floor)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Having walked to Burgos from Atapuerca that very day on the Camino it was fitting that we visit this wonderful museum and see all they had uncovered these past forty years from the outskirts of that tiny town. The oldest artefacts of humankind in Europe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cathal Q
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Really cool museum with videos, exhibitions and more. The admission fee was 6 for adults and 4 for kids and free for kids under 6. We spent about 3 hrs there but I think 2 is enough to see everything.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SteveZaloudek
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The modern massive museum is filled with interesting subjects around human evolution. In the basement an extensive exhibit explains the discovery and research of the earliest humans in Europe which were found in Atapuerca not far from Burgos. There is plenty to see in terms...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This museum should be on everyones bucket list. It explains evolution clearly and simply in a way that anyone can understand, the difference between neanderthals and homo sapiens, and so much more. Even these two elderly people learnt a lot! Most information in very good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Yes, almost all exhibits have an English translation. An amazing museum- even if you speak no Spanish.
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