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Museums

Museums

The Museums of Segovia are impressive and varied. Discover them all!

Segovia musseum

Installed in the Casa del Sol or El Espolón, it was an old fortification of the wall that also served as a slaughterhouse during the time of Enrique IV. Its origin as a museum dates back to 1842, when it received works from convents suppressed by the Disentailment. Between its bottoms they emphasize two boar celtíberos, Roman pieces, visigodas, tables of Castilian painters and flamencos of the s. XV and XVI as well as coins from the Segovian Mint, La Granja glasses, religious sculptures, contemporary paintings, Dürer's engravings and works by Rembrandt.

  • C / Del Socorro, 11
  • 40003 Segovia
  • Tel. 921 460 613
  • www.museoscastillayleon.jcyl.es
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Museum Francisco Peralta Puppet Collection

It is a curious museum located in the Romanesque Puerta de Santiago where the city was accessed from Arévalo and Medina del Campo. It houses a charming collection of 38 puppets donated by the famous puppeteer of Cádiz, Francisco Peralta. The body of the dolls is made of wood, bandages, plaster and rabbit tail; recycled household materials, cloth and metal elements are added. The wife of the teacher, Matilde del Amo, was responsible for the costumes and textile accessories of the scenes.

  • C / Puerta de Santiago, 36
  • 40003 Segovia
  • Tel. 921 460 501
  • titeres.turismodesegovia.com
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Museum of Contemporary Art Esteban Vicente

It is located in the old San Martín Palace, built by Enrique IV. It houses a spectacular collection of works donated by the author himself, the painter Esteban Vicente, born in Turégano in 1903, the only member of the first generation of the New York School of American Abstract Expressionism, and his wife Harriet G. Vicente, in 1997 The exhibition of the permanent collection is combined with temporary exhibitions and a rich offer of activities such as lectures, courses, recitals, film series and concerts.

  • Plaza de las Bellas Artes, s / n
  • 40001 Segovia
  • Tel. 921 462 010
  • www.museoestebanvicente.es
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Zuloaga Museum

The old Romanesque church of San Juan de los Caballeros was acquired by Daniel Zuloaga in 1905, for his home and ceramic workshop. Subsequently it has been allocated to a museum whose collection consists of collections of family ceramics and documentary archives.

  • Plaza de Colmenares, s / n
  • 40001 Segovia
  • Tel. 921 463 348
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House - Museo Antonio Machado

From 1919 to 1932, Antonio Machado lived in this small guest house. The Royal Academy of History and Art of San Quirce (former Popular University of Segovia) bought the house and keeps inside the atmosphere of the time with the poet's memories, drawings, the letters he wrote to his beloved Guiomar. It has a small library where all his works are preserved in Spanish and in different languages. Activities are organized throughout the year.

  • C / Desamparados, 5
  • 40003 Segovia
  • Tel. 921 460 377
  • www.turismocastillayleon.com/en/arte-cultura-patrimonio/museos/casa-museo-antonio-machado
  • machado.turismodesegovia.com
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Museum "Rodera Robles"

Managed by the Rodera-Robles Foundation, this museum is located in the Casa del Hidalgo, an example of the urban manor house of the s. XV and XVI, which retains the original distribution of its dependencies. They show the works of art and collections donated by the couple: Eduardo Rodera and Rafaela Robles, as well as a section dedicated to engraving and printing, since Segovia was the cradle of the first printing company in Spain at 1472. It also has a space for temporary exhibitions.

  • C / San Agustín, 12
  • 40001 Segovia
  • Tel. 921 460 207
  • www.roderarobles.com
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Museum of the Artillery Academy

  • C / San Francisco, 25
  • 40001 Segovia
  • Tel. 921 413 811 / 921 413 776
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