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Exhibition: The Reefs of Time. Archaeology, photography, and literature in Mérida

View of the exhibition 'The Reefs of Time. Archaeology, Photography, and Literature in Mérida' © Museo Nacional de Arte Romano

Showing visitors how the passage of time affects the monuments and town of Mérida. This is what the exhibition 'The Reefs of Time', at the National Museum of Roman Art, sets out to do.

Visitors can see large-scale photographs of Mérida’s monuments, archaeological items from the museum’s collection, and historical documents. The display begins in the 4th century, with the oldest known texts on the subject, and continues to the present. It presents thought-provoking evidence of the changes to some of the town’s heritage sites.

General information

Apr 12, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
Antiques, Photography


Location and contact

National Museum of Roman Art

Calle José Ramón Mélida s/n
06800 Mérida
Badajoz, Extremadura
Telephone  +34 924311690
+34 924311912
Fax  +34 924302006

Practical information


Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM

Closing days: Monday and Sundays


General: €3

Reduced: €1,5

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