The Archeological Museum, housed in the former Renaissance-style palace of the Páez de Castillejo family, since 1965 is one of the most impressive archeological museums in Spain and is a must visit attraction when in the city of Cordoba. The range of exhibits from different time periods and different architectural styles are displayed within the eight halls and four courtyards of the former palace. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this incredible museum houses some of the most amazing exhibits from pre-historic times up to the period of Al-Andalus. The magnificent collection features a number of important artifacts, including the bronze stag and other finds from Medina Al Zahra.
Tuesday-Saturday 9am-7.30pm Sunday 9am-3.30pm Closed on Mondays
Around 3-4 hours
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The bronze stag from Medina Al Zahra and other exhibits from the different time periods
Muslim tourist requiring prayer facilities will not find it in the museum premises however they will be able find a number of small mosques and prayer rooms in the city of Cordoba. Muslim tourists could use the facilities at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Cordoba that is located nearby, when needed.
While Muslim tourists visiting the Archeological Museum of Cordoba will not find Halal restaurants within the museum premises, they will be able to find a number of food outlets serving Halal cuisine in the city. Since most of these restaurants are situated in close proximity to the mosques, Muslim tourists will have to get directions to these restaurants while at the mosque.