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Museum of Pilgrimage

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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 2 weeks ago
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An excellent introduction and overview

Having just completed our Camino to Santiago, we felt somewhat obliged to visit this museum. I'm... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Robert B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your camino credential with you - not only to get one more stamp, but also to pay 50% less (1,2 euro) than persons visiting the museum without a credential an who has to pay 2,4 euro

Thank marxj20
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Having just completed our Camino to Santiago, we felt somewhat obliged to visit this museum. I'm glad we did, it was an excellent introduction and overview to the experience of pilgrimage we had just undertaken. This help to give us a much deeper understanding of...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Having arrived in Santiago after walking the Camino Primitivo we found ourselves with a spare afternoon, and thought it only appropriate to visit the museum of Pilgrimage. With a credencial (or other pilgrimage accreditation) you get half price entry (also as a student, over 55,...More

Thank AnnaWyatt94
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My primary motivation was to get some information regarding the trail and it’s origins as it’s something I might do. I wanted to know more about it. This was a very well informed museum with a lot of details right from it’s origin to present...More

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