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Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes

Calle Mayor 48 | Madrid, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
+34 918 89 96 54
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I am so happy to have visited the house of Cervantes! Being a professor of Spanish specializing in... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
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Studying in Alcala De Henares a trip to Cervantes birthplace was a must .Time stood still there it... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
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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 recreate the customs, tastes and daily activities of the 16th and 17th centuries, with the aim of feeling the presence of their inhabitants. The Museum also has an impressive collection of Cervantes' works from different periods and in different languages that are exhibited in the temporary exhibition room. The Museum provides a consolidated programme of activities of many different kinds: children's and adolescents' workshops, thematic visits, musical and theatrical performances, conferences, etc. The activities take place throughout the year, with special emphasis on dates that are important to the institution, such as International Book Day (April 23), Museum Night (May 18) and Cervantes Week (October 12).
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  • Average15%
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Calle Mayor 48 | Madrid, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
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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!

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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.

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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.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The Museum is in the center of the City. It remains essentially medieval. The surrounding streets are cobbled and winding, and the buildings are historical. Alcala is called the city of three cultures. You will see the sign depicting the three quarters, Jewish, Christian and...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

It is a nice museum, the house of Cervantes. You see the original furniture and how he lived. Free entrance so worth giving a visit

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

My friend and I visited last December 2017,The Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes it is a free attraction in Alcala de Henares, Spain. We wanted to see the house where he born. History said that it was in 1547 and died in April 22 1617....More

Thank Aury D
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Next to Antezana Hospital, in Calle Mayor, there is another restored renaissance house, that of Cervantes family. Today stands as Museum – House of Cervantes and a memorial place where Miguel, creator of cultural icons of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, was born in 1547....More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

If you are a big fan of Cervantes, you may enjoy this museum. It has furniture dating back to the 15th and 16th century. There is a room with all the books published by Cervantes. It is quite small, but worth visiting if you are...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Even if you don't know much about Cervantes, you will enjoy this perfect little museum that has dioramas and very well instructional exhibits.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to take a 'lesson' of the most important Spanish writer. As well, good opportunity to see how people used to live on that period. Another impkrtant thing: its free!

Thank Pipi P
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