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Museum of Pilgrimage

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Very good, a little over large

Excellent reflection on pilgrimage on the ground floor. But the interesting stuff diminshed as you... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Lovely museum.

If you only visit the first floor of this lovely museum you will get a medieval idea of what the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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Rua Fonte de San Miguel 4, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
+34 981 58 15 58
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the museum and the history in it. I recommend a visit to understand Santiago history and conservation plans.

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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We really liked this museum, so much so that I wish much of the content had been online before I walked. As it was, I thought it was a great recap to walking the Camino.

Thank RobWilson77
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Has both the historical reasons of the pilgrimage and our modern day reasons combined into one location. Helped to bring the camino to a satisfying and inclusive end. Also, gives an overview of historical Santiago. It is closed every Monday, 1 and 6 of January,...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Excellent reflection on pilgrimage on the ground floor. But the interesting stuff diminshed as you go upstairs as it becomes more of a reflection on Santiago itself.

Thank Linden25
Reviewed 21 October 2018

A very interesting museum close to the Cathedral, well laid out, good signage, highly recommended, especially at the end of a Camino!

Thank 1defaultdisplay1
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The story of Santiago is intimately linked to the pilgrims who have come through the ages, so the museum is a great place to learn about the context for this activity. The presentations on all the floors are first rate. The museum is open late...More

Thank THFinPR
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Excellent collection of materials which explains the pilgrimage phenomena. Well organized and attractive. It is close to the Cathedral.Over 65 free admission.

Thank tedrzepski
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

If you only visit the first floor of this lovely museum you will get a medieval idea of what the journey was like. The books and manuscripts, the sculptures and decorative art pieces tell the tale. Then go take a tour to Fisterre and follow...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great museum! Bring your credential & get a discount! Over 65, with credential, was free! We spent a couple hours here; 4 floors, a couple little films, lots to see and read. Doesn’t dwell on religious; presents the material with lots of...More

Thank LabLoverWA
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Even if you have not walked or ridden the Camino, this museum is a must for visitors to Santiago de Compostela. It's incredibly informative and ingenious in it's design and layout. Check online or at the door for reduced entry costs on certain days or...More

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