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Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes

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“don quixote”(14 reviews)
“old house”(5 reviews)
“free entrance”(6 reviews)
The Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes is located at the place where, according scholars, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra's (1547-1616) family home was and where the litterateur was born and spent his early years. The different rooms of the building...more
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Calle Mayor 48 | Madrid, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
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All reviews don quixote old house free entrance nice museum two floors first floor on display original state daily activities the ground floor rooms furniture birthplace writer cervantes miguel books
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

It's a lovely renessaince house, very well restored with old pieces of furniture and stuff which let's you picture the world Cervantes lived in as a child. Nice and helpful staff and a captivating temporary exposition about Don Quijote in world filmography. Surely worth the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Petru_73
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Before bei a private residence it was discovered because of ancient documents invesitigated by one of the families of notary publics. It was restored to its original state when bought by Cervantes Aunt who had sued a Spanish nobleman who was her lover and left...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

A nicely preserved home of Cervantes. the museum is well kept and clean. Very interesting. a nice stop if you have a little bit of time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy E
Reviewed 27 July 2018

It is very nice museum located in Cervantes family home (where he was born and spent first years of life). Es it is Spain, most of guiding cards are in Spanish, English and braille language, but there are many only in Spanish. Admission is free....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kat202ie
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice trip to Alcalá de Henares Excellent place to learn about Cervantes Try to go by Renfe even better by tren de Cervantes look into Renfe web page excellent service They have guided tours Be ready to walk and for hot weather in summer

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank aadevices
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum that's free admission. It's a beautiful old house with original features, furniture and paintings

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fishtank5
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Very interesting place. Authentic milieu with all old rooms and furnitures. Very nice pictures on the walls.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Silja T
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I am so happy to have visited the house of Cervantes! Being a professor of Spanish specializing in Cervantes and Don Quijote, this was quite a treat! Cervantes, Don Quijote and Sancho Panza will live forever!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank cervantes1547
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Studying in Alcala De Henares a trip to Cervantes birthplace was a must .Time stood still there it is a beautiful museum and tribute to the author of Don Quixote.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cher q
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Great experience but I cannot feel the presence of Cervantes in this place, small museum, at least it is free admission.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Abelard B
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