This is one of the most popular museums in the city, frequented as much by locals as tourists. The lovely building itself was ... More
Museo del Ferrocarril
This is one of the most popular museums in the city, frequented as much by locals as tourists. The lovely building itself was opened as a railway station in 1880. It's interesting to see - through the steam, diesel and electric engines - how elegant and efficient train travel used to be. Most of the rolling-stock is so valuable that it has been declared of national cultural interest and is protected from destruction by statute. Other interesting items include old clocks, passenger cars, etchings, lamps, tools and much more. Look out for the working scale models, temporary exhibitions and children's activities.
This characteristic 18th century palace has been converted into a museum that captures the essence of middle class life in
the city during the 19th Century. You'll see an interesting collection of household objects like lamps, furniture, china and ...
Trophies, flags, uniforms, weapons and scale models are all used to describe the history of Spain's armed forces. One of
the outstanding pieces on display is the sword called La Tizona used by El Cid, a famous medieval soldier ...
These examples of Spanish 20th century avant garde art blend in so well with their surrounding urban landscape that most
people walk past them without noticing. It's worth taking the time to stop and look though, and it's free. ...
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