Segovia


Real Casa de Moneda building in Segovia


Contact details

Calle de la Moneda, s/n.
40003  Segovia  (Castile-Leon)
casademoneda@turismodesegovia.com
http://www.casamonedasegovia.es/
Tel.:+34 921475109

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Segovia

Segovia

Reservations


Description

It was founded by Philip II and designed by Juan de Herrera. It currently houses two museums: the Mint Museum and the Aqueduct Visitor Centre.

Located beside the Eresma River and the Alcázar palace, it is the oldest example of industrial architecture still existing in Spain. It operated as a Royal Mint between 1586 and 1869, and still conserves its hydraulic infrastructure intact, with a dam in the Eresma river. Part of the hydraulic system is on display in the outdoor courtyard, alongside the reproduction of the wooden channels and hydraulic wheels which today –as in the 16th century– move the ironworks. The Aqueduct Visitor Centre is a more interactive and multimedia space with information on the 2,000 years of history of this monument, which has been awarded the World Heritage designation by the UNESCO.

Construction:
Industrial building

Artistic period:
Renaissance, Neo-classical

Historic period:
19th century, 18th century, 17th century, 16th century

Setting:
El Parral monastery, the Alcázar fortress and the walled city.

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 02 to Oct 12
Tuesday
From 10:00 to 14:30

From Wednesday to Sunday
Public holidays
From 10:00 to 19:00

Closing days: Monday

From Oct 13 to Mar 31
From Wednesday to Sunday
From 11:00 to 14:00
From 16:00 to 18:30

Closing days: Monday, Tuesday

Prices

General: €3
Reduced: €2
Admission free Miércoles

Services

Guided tours

Map


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