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Museo del Jamon

Avenida Gran Via s / n., 21200 Aracena, Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, Spain
+34 663 93 78 70
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Good place to know more about pigs and meat

This museum have a brief history of the different types of pigs and the feeding to produce the best... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
limane24
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Portugal
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A trip round the museum takes just under an hour & you get a taste of ham at the end. English... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Martyn B
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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Avenida Gran Via s / n., 21200 Aracena, Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, Spain
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+34 663 93 78 70
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This museum have a brief history of the different types of pigs and the feeding to produce the best "jamon"

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y nos alegramos que le gustara y aprendiera en la visita.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

A trip round the museum takes just under an hour & you get a taste of ham at the end. English translation is available for parts. You walk around on your own - no accompanying guide.

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión. Nos alegramos que disfrutara de la visita y de la degustación de jamón.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

the museum is large with plenty of information and pictures but all in Spanish. there is a video in English but is general and not a lot of info re how the jamon is produced. there is a stair climber for those who cannot handle...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y nos alegramos que disfrutara de la visita. Disponemos de guiones y audiovisual en inglés...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Having visited the caves in Aracena we paid an extra couple of Euros to go to the Ham Museum. Although all the visual interpretation is in Spanish you can get an English information sheet which tells you everything you need to know about what you...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017
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Muchas gracias por escribir su opinión. Nos alegra que le gustara y aprendiera durante la visita al Museo del Jamón....More

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Overall an interesting museum if you're into your hams. Most of the exhibits are in Spanish, but there is a handout available in English to explain the various roomsuou go through. The main video can be shown in English, plus a number of the interactive...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y nos alegra que le gustara y aprendiera durante la visita, así como, de la...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Look, it's a museum about ham... How exciting can that get? Actually, it's really well put together, informative and visually engaging. If you like or are interested in ham /food /pigs (who doesn't love Iberian pigs?) then you might find this place engrossing. If you...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016
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Muchas gracias por ofrecer su opinión. Los compañer@s del Museo del Jamón nos alegramos mucho que le gustara, disfrutara y...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the caves (which are excellent, unmissable) and the ticket was only €3 more to include the castle, dull, and the Museum of ham). On the plus side, staff were very helpful and friendly and as everything is in Spanish gave us 2 pages...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016
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Gracias por mostrar su opinión. Como en su caso recomendamos las entradas combinadas con la Gruta de las Maravillas y...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting enough! You got to taste the goods at the end! If you missed it, wouldn't really matter, plenty other things to do!

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y nos alegra que le gustara la visita y la degustación del jamón.

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The museum it's OK. It explains what is the Dehesa, the place were the pigs used to make jamon are raised and maintained and how the jamon is produced. At the end you have a taste of the jamon available at the museum if you...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016
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Gracias por dar su opinión y nos alegra que disfrutara de la visita guiada y de la degustación de jamón...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2016

We almost all are interested in what we are eating nowadays. So that's the way to discover the Excellent Jamón Iberico. The characteristics of the Iberian Pig = Pata Negra. Their history-The food -the pastures- the climat-slaughter- and how to cut the ham. How to...More

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Manuel M, Coordinador at Museo del Jamon, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016
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Muchas gracias por escribir su opinión y nos alegramos que le gustara y disfrutara de la visita, así como, de...More

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Response from Andrew050665 | Reviewed this property |
Grace - Aracena is a small town and easy to navigate on foot. I presume the bus will drop you somewhere near the centre of the town. If you are going I would recommend that you go to see the Gruta de las Maravillas (the... More
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