Room in the Cuenca Museum © Turespaña
Bust of Lucius Caesar. Cuenca Museum © Ministerio de Cultura
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.
Greatest example of the painting in Cuenca during the 1970s.More info
Item used in the funeral ritual of libation by ancient pagans.More info
Hoop earrings with garnet cabochons which were found as grave goods.More info
A plaster model for a figure that goes on an Easter Week float in Cuenca.More info
White marble sculpture with a toga that used to decorate the Segóbriga theatre, where it was found in 1970.More info
Not many similar examples are known of this unusual item.More info
One of the highest quality portrait sculptures from Hispania, representing Lucius Caesar, Princeps Iuventutis.More info
A luxury item taken to Cuenca as a sign of prestige for a palace or mosque.More info
White marble female sculpture from Segóbriga, reproduced quite often in the Late Roman Empire.More info
A beautifully made white marble female sculpture that represents the goddess Roma.More info
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.).
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
Students: Free admission
Retired persons: Free admission
Saturday to Sunday