The Museum of León, the oldest of the province’s museums, provides a detailed vision of its history, culture and heritage through a wide range of materials and objects covering the areas of archaeology, history of art, ethnography and other cultural manifestations, offering an insight into the various periods of human activity in these lands.

A space that allows visitors to discover the province of León’s vast cultural heritage through excellent, carefully-selected collections of exhibits covering an extensive period, from the Palaeolithic Age to the present day, with a particular focus on the period of Roman occupation and the Middle Ages.


Following several decades without a permanent home, the museum now boasts two locations: the first in the main ‘Pallarés’ building, and a second in the monumental annex or historical centre of the Convent of San Marcos. It also has an archaeological annex: the Roman villa of Navatejera, situated in the municipality of Villaquilambre.


Plaza de Santo Domingo, 8. León. 24002 León.

Teléfono: 987 236 405

Fax: 987 221 602


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Tourist Office of León


Pza. San Marcelo (Antiguo Ayuntamiento). León. 24001 León.

Telephone: 987 878 336

Fax: 987 878 327


Tourist Office Regional of León


Pza. de Regla, 2. León. 24003 León.

Telephone: 987 237 082

Fax: 987 273 391


Opening hours

  • From October, 1 to June, 30:
    • Tuesday to saturday: 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00. Guided tours:12:30
    • Closed: monday
    • Closed in the afternoon: sundays and holidays
  • From July, 1 to September, 30:
    • Tuesday to sunday: 10:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 20:00. Guided tours:12:30
    • Closed: monday
    • Closed in the afternoon: sundays and holidays


1 €

Remarks: Admission free weekends 23 April, 18 May, 12 October and 6 December. Guided tour 12:30 PM.

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