Contact details

Plaza de Granada 1
05003  Ávila  (Castile-Leon)
avila.vre@dominicos.org
www.turismocastillayleon.com
www.monasteriosantotomas.com
Tel.:+34 920352237
Fax.:+34 920352237

Location

Ávila

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Description

Oriental art brought to Spain

The majestic Santo Tomás Royal Monastery, built and inhabited by the Dominicans, houses an interesting art exhibit.

The items on display come from different countries, such as China, Vietnam and Japan. This Oriental ethnographic collection contains pieces acquired by Dominican missionaries, such as choir books and Philippine ivory. There is a room devoted to Natural History, where different animal specimens are displayed. Those native to the Eastern seas are especially worthy of note.

  • Designation: Private museum
  • Artistic period: Oriental art
  • Content: Themed

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Jul 01 to Aug 31
  • From 10:30 AM to 09:00 PM
  • From Sep 01 to Jun 30
  • From 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM From 03:30 PM to 07:30 PM

Prices

  • General: €4

Services

Audio guide

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