The Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria was inaugurated in 1926, passing through different sites from its first headquarters at the Institute of Santander until its current location at Market East, where we have almost 2,000 square meters of exhibition permanent.
The Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria approaches us to the prehistoric archeology
The Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology has been declared Well of Cultural Interest.
The Museum also features facilities in front of the rector of the University of Cantabria where it has a library, restoration laboratories, the museum administration and exhibition of the collection of the museum pieces reserve.
The objective of The Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria is to bring visitors in contact as was the evolution of life forms on the Prehistory and History of Cantabria ..
The facilities where the museum is located are of next generation where the visitors can enjoy audiovisual and interactive media, digital posters and scenographical, making you enjoy this environment museographic by developing every sense.
The Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria thrives on archaeological sites found in Cantabria, (where there are lots of prehistoric caves), where ten of them have been declared World Heritage.
When we visited the Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria we find the permanent exhibition of Arte Mueble of Paleolítico Superior, one of the richest collections in the world.
In the permanent exhibition of the museum we can see the oldest remains which has with more than 100,000 years old from the Cueva del Castillo also the museum displays tools 100,000 to 40,000 years old.
The museum also displayed remains the Cantabrian Town like the Cantabrian Steles among which we can discover La Estela de Zurita.
The Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria, you can visit all year round except Mondays and Tuesdays the museum is closed.
Price of the entrance 5 €
(2 € reduced)
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