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Almería Museum

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  • Exterior of the Almería Museum © Photo by Fernando Alda. Ministerio de Cultura

    Exterior of the Almería Museum © Photo by Fernando Alda. Ministerio de Cultura

  • Archaeological remains and skeletons. Room in the Almería Museum © Photo by Fernando Alda. Ministerio de Cultura

    Archaeological remains and skeletons. Room in the Almería Museum © Photo by Fernando Alda. Ministerio de Cultura

  

Category

Archaeological

Owner

State
Carretera de Ronda 91
04005 Almería
Almería, Andalusia

Telephone+34 950100409

Fax+34 950800418

E-mailmuseoalmeria.ccd@juntadeandalucia.es

Websitehttp://www.andalucia.org/es/turismo-cultural/visitas/almeria/museos/museo-de-almeria/

Bronze Age culture

It is famous for its collections from this period of prehistory.

The museum's collection includes items from the Middle Palaeolithic Era through to the present day and comes largely from archaeological sites such as Millares (Santa Fe de Modújar), El Argar (Antas), Villaricos and Fuente Álamo (Almanzora caves) and El Cerro de Montecristi (Adra), among others. It also has an extensive collection of weapons, pottery and popular costumes.

Essential works

Go to museum's collections
  • Spherical flask. Almería Museum © Martín García Pérez. Ministerio de Cultura

    Spherical flask

    Aryballos (a type of Greek flask or container) which most probably served as a funerary offering.

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  • Bas relief. Almería Museum © Martín García Pérez. Ministerio de Cultura

    Bas relief

    This is a flat, coarsely carved relief –in silhouette– , depicting a figure with anthropomorphic features flanked by two horses.

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  • Bowl with a spherical cap. Almería Museum © Martín García Pérez. Ministerio de Cultura

    Bowl with a spherical cap

    This bowl comes from a tomb in the necropolis of Los Millares (Almería), one of the most important Copper Age sites in western Europe.

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  • Fragments of a pitcher. Almería Museum © Martín García Pérez. Ministerio de Cultura

    Fragments of a pitcher

    Fragments of a pitcher found at the archaeological site of Los Millares (Almería), one of the most important Copper Age settlements in western Europe.

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  • Carinated cup. Almería Museum © Martín García Pérez. Ministerio de Cultura

    Carinated cup

    This handmade cup was very common among the middle Bronze Age ceramics of the southern Iberian peninsula.

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  • Jug with four handles. Almería Museum © Carlos de La Paz. Ministerio de Cultura

    Jug with four handles

    Hispano-Muslim ceramic for domestic use which is part of a set of fine tableware.

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Collections

The museum's collection is part of the collective catalogue of the Digital Network of Spanish Museum Collections (CERES), conceived as a space for dissemination which enables visitors to browse the various museum collections using the identifying features of each item (author, type of object, iconography, etc.).


Come and visit

Timetables

Sep 16 to Jun 15

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 8:30 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Closing days: Monday

Jun 16 to Sep 15

Tuesday to Sunday

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

EU members: Free admission

General: €1,50

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