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Cuenca Museum

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  • Room in the Cuenca Museum © Turespaña

    Room in the Cuenca Museum © Turespaña

  • Bust of Lucius Caesar. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Bust of Lucius Caesar. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

  

Category

General

Owner

State
Calle Obispo Valero, 12
16001 Cuenca
Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha

Telephone+34 969213069

E-mailmuseo-cuenca@jccm.es

Websitehttp://www.patrimoniohistoricoclm.es/museo-de-cuenca/

Reflection of a rich heritage

Learn about Cuenca's history through archaeological findings.

This museum, situated in the Casa Curato de San Martín, offers an interesting journey through the history of Cuenca. Numerous artifacts from the different archaeological sites in the province are on display. The collection includes everything from ceramic pieces and prehistoric utensils to statues, column capitals, precious metalwork and coins from the Roman towns of Segóbriga, Valeria and Ercávica, as well as Visigoth and Moorish artifacts. All of the exhibits are accompanied by illustrative panels, which enhance their educational value.

Essential works

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  • Visigothic episcopal altar from Segóbriga. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Visigothic episcopal altar from Segóbriga.

    Not many similar examples are known of this unusual item.

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  • Head of Lucius Caesar. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Head of Lucius Caesar

    One of the highest quality portrait sculptures from Hispania, representing Lucius Caesar, Princeps Iuventutis.

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  • Islamic capital. Alcázar fortress in Cuenca. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Islamic capital. Alcázar fortress in Cuenca.

    A luxury item taken to Cuenca as a sign of prestige for a palace or mosque.

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  • Speech by Bonifacio Alonso. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    "Speech" by Bonifacio Alonso.

    Greatest example of the painting in Cuenca during the 1970s.

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  • Roman sculpture representing the goddess Roma. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Roman sculpture representing the goddess Roma

    A beautifully made white marble female sculpture that represents the goddess Roma.

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  • Veiled female statue from Segóbriga. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Veiled female statue from Segóbriga.

    White marble female sculpture from Segóbriga, reproduced quite often in the Late Roman Empire.

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  • Idol from Chillarón. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Idol from Chillarón

    Two-faced idol that probably represented a great Neolithic and Megalithic god.

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  • Glass jug from Albalate de las Nogueras. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Glass jug from Albalate de las Nogueras.

    Item used in the funeral ritual of libation by ancient pagans.

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  • Kalathos from Alconchel. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte

    Kalathos from Alconchel

    A ceramic cup that was used at home firstly, and was discovered as a burial urn.

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  • Visigoth gold earrings from Albendea. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Visigoth gold earrings from Albendea

    Hoop earrings with garnet cabochons which were found as grave goods.

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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

Tuesday to Saturday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

General: €1,20

Reduced: €0,60

Students: Free admission

Retired persons: Free admission

Saturday to Sunday

Free admission

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