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Museo de Cáceres

Museo de Cáceres Review

The Casa de las Veletas (House of the Weather Vanes) is a 12th-century Moorish mansion that is now used as the city's museum. Filled with archaeological finds from the Paleolithic through the Visigothic periods, the art section includes medieval to contemporary painters from El Greco to Tàpies. A highlight is the superb Moorish cistern—the aljibe—with horseshoe arches supported by moldy stone pillars.

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  • Address: Pl. de las Veletas 1, Cáceres, 10003 | Map It
  • Phone: 927/010877
  • Cost: €1.20 (free for EU residents)
  • Hours: Apr. 14–Sept., Tues.–Sat. 9–3 and 5–8:30, Sun. 10–3; Oct.–Apr. 13, Tues.–Sat. 9–3 and 4–7:30, Sun. 10–3
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  • Location: Cáceres
Updated: 06-13-2013

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