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Museo de Nerja

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Not a huge place

It's worth visiting the museum if only to get the story of the discovery of the caves but not much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rita M
Cultural feast!

We purchased an online combined museum and Nerja caves ticket and spent nearly 2 hours in the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Seaford, United Kingdom
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  • Average30%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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“modern museum”(11 reviews)
“local history”(6 reviews)
“great museum”(2 reviews)
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Plaza de Espana, n0 4, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Tucked away in quite square near the Balcon de Europa this is a hidden gem very well set out virtually all the information in English and loads of finds and information from the Caves we also visited. One tip if visiting the Museum and the...More

2  Thank diane t
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 April 2016

It would be unfair of me coming from London, the home of the worlds best museums, to try any comparison. This lovely modern museum - set on 4 floors is mainly based around illustrations and findings from the Nerja Caves. One hopes it will expand...More

3  Thank crc1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth visiting the museum if only to get the story of the discovery of the caves but not much else there

Thank Rita M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We purchased an online combined museum and Nerja caves ticket and spent nearly 2 hours in the museum with plenty of English texts alongside the displays. Highlights were the historic families of the area who created the sugar and paper mills nearby as well as...More

Thank davidalan14
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is a great way to spend an hour. The basement level exhibitions are very good and have some good audio & video pieces. Opening hours are hard to determine. The official website, nerja caves website and tourist information office all present different times!...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Interesting visit, got access through bundled package of Nerja caves visit and road train to the caves. On 3 floors. Lift to all floors or sloping walk-ways.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Having visited the Nerja Caves a couple of days ago I took advantage of the 2€ discount and visited the Nerja museum. It gives a history of Nerja through the ages and it's interesting to see how it has changed. I spent a couple of...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This is well worth a visit for anyone who is interested in the development of the Nerja region and in particular the amazing prehistory revealed by the discovery of artefacts in the Nerja Caves. The evolution of Nerja from a fishing and agricultural community to...More

Thank barto6364
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Our family of 4 visited on a misty morning. Staff were very friendly, entrance free to EU citizens. The content on the history and evolution of this area is fascinating. Some type was indeed quite small but that is my only minor complaint. Other than...More

Thank McMidleton
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Occupying a prestigious place on the north edge of the emerging Plaza de Espana, this museum is very rewarding for both residents and tourists alike. It is built on several levels with interconnecting walkways and lifts. Each section is focussed on a particular aspect of...More

1  Thank mgsnorwich
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Nice museum shows of the prehistoric times, many informations of the caves who merit also a visit, an intersting place.

Thank Manuela L
MuseoNerja, Director General at Museo de Nerja, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you very much for you comment. A cordial greeting:

Reviewed 20 May 2018

This reminded me of Valencia with the modern buildings with little inside. Very friendly staff but not much to see-in my opinion.

Thank bobattheeagles
MuseoNerja, Director General at Museo de Nerja, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We are addressing the content reform, so in a few months you can see much more. A cordial greeting

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Response from MuseoNerja | Property representative |
No, you can to use the museum's ticket other day. Good night.
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