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Museo Nacional de Escultura

Calle Cadenas de San Gregorio 1 | calle Cadenas de San Gregorio, 1, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
+34 983 25 03 75
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This is probably one of the best designed museums I've been to... Starting with the middle ages... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gungo22
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San Juan, PR
Quite good

You need to be rather interested in sculptures. Impressive but a bit monotonous. About 50 versions... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mikael S
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The National Museum of Sculpture is one of the most important European museums on this discipline because of the quality of its collection, ranging from the Middle Ages to the Baroque, with a predominance of polychrome wood works: Alonso Berruguete, Juan de Juni, Gregorio Fernández, Mena, Martínez Montañés, Alonso Cano, etc. The 19th century, is represented by the plaster cast collection coming from the old National Museum of Artistic Reproductions. The historic value of the four buildings which make up the museum along the street reinforces the worthy character of the visit. The main building, Saint Gregory´s College, is one of the most singular examples of the architecture in the 15th century, next to the Palace of the Marquis de Villena, the House of the Sun and the church of St. Benedict the Elder.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably one of the best designed museums I've been to... Starting with the middle ages, the museum progresses through time - giving a fascinating perspective as the sculptures change in stature, body, and style through the ages. These are mostly religious figures -...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You need to be rather interested in sculptures. Impressive but a bit monotonous. About 50 versions of Jesus. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This museum was so interesting it was a great discovery . Like so many other reviewers we were taken by the relaxing and beautiful environment of the displayed pieces . There were many rooms all well laid out and uncrowded. Close examination of the pieces...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

I loved everything about this museum. The entry ticket is cheap (3 euro) and the audio guide, which I highly recommend, is only an extra 2 euro. The sculptures are beautiful, the building is clean, and photography (sans flash) is permitted. I thought the security...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Housed in a magnificent building, the exhibits will amaze even if you're not religious. One of the highlights of our stay.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We didn't know quite what to expect here but were delighted by both the setting and the displays. Some beautiful pieces and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I was told that this muse has the largest collection of Medieval sculptures in Spain. The sculpture size is from very large to small. You will be awe struck! The pieces are presented well and are not crammed in a small room. The colour and...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The museum is a very special and unique one, this country (Spain) has a lot of culture and art to offer and in this Museum are masters in Sculpture

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I particularly appreciated the section devoted to the Belen, really nice and detailed, I really felt like being in Naples.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The national museum of Sculture is located in Valladolid and only a 9 minute walk from our hotel El Coloquio de dos Perros. Follow the route mapped out on the city plan by the front desk and you should not have any problem arriving there....More

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