Contact details

Calle José Ramón Mélida 2
06800  Mérida, Badajoz  (Extremadura)
mnar@mcu.es
www.museoromano.com
Tel.:+34 924311912
Tel.:+34 924311690
Fax.:+34 924302006

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Badajoz

Badajoz


Description

Vestiges of a great civilisation

The museum is close to the city's Roman theatre and amphitheatre.

The Mérida National Museum of Roman Art, designed by prestigious architect Rafael Moneo, was inaugurated in 1986. Inside you will find objects from the time of Roman civilisation, a vital period in the history of this city, responsible for the theatre and the Mitreo Roman house, amongst others. You can see tombstones, ceramics, glassware, coins, sculptures, paintings and mosaics. In the lower part of the museum there are archaeological excavations in progress.

Designation:
National museum

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Content:
Archaeology


Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Sep 30
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 09:30 to 20:00

Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 15:00
Closing days: Monday

From Oct 01 to Mar 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 09:30 to 18:30

From 10:00 to 15:00
Closing days: Monday



Prices

General: €3
Reduced: €1.50
Admission free
Students:
Retired persons:
Children: Sábados tarde, domingos mañana

Map


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