Extremadura Sights

Museo de Cáceres

  • Pl. de las Veletas 1 Map It
  • Cáceres

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's 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 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.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. de las Veletas 1, Cáceres, 10003, Spain

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Phone:

927-010877

Sight Details:

  • €1.20 (free for EU residents)
  • 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

Published 08/18/2015

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