The Antiquarium is an archaeological museum located in the subsoil of of Metropol Parasol of Seville and was discovered by chance in a works for remodeling of the plaza and the construction of the underground parking. At the time of discovery, all work were stopped until retake it in 2004 with a new project called Metropol Parasol, where inside was design The Antiquarium of Seville.
The Antiquarium is the most important archaeological site that remains of the Roman period in Seville
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Inside the Antiquarium of Seville we find remains of the first century until the sixth century belong to the Roman period in Seville where we highlight the mosaics and remains of Roman houses. In addition you can also find Almohad Islamic house of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and information from the Medieval, Modern and Contemporary eras. This archaeological museum is considered different from other Spanish archaeological museums because the Antiquarium is located on the same site.
The Antiquarium has almost 5,000 square meters covered with a glass membrane of 1,100 square meters.
It is divided into three areas:
- The Archaeological Walk, with 550 square meters and main access to the museum;
- The Archaeological Hall, with 3,300 square meters where we will see archaeological remains of industrial, domestic and urban origin;
- The Multipurpose Area, with 700 square meters where temporary exhibitions are presented.
The administrator Antiquarium of Seville is the Patronato of Real Alcazar, being managed by the City Council of Seville. Open everyday.
Price of the entrance : 2 €
(Free of charge for residents or born in Seville)
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