The origins of this museum date back to 1848. The collection is organised in various sections ’ Archaeology, Fine Arts and Ethnology ’ all of which boast superb exhibits and offer visitors a detailed vision of the history of Salamanca.

The large number of exhibits on display ’ ranging from archaeological objects to crafts, art and gold and silverwork ’ include several authentic masterpieces, such as the 'Llanto por Cristo Muerto' (Weeping for the Dead Christ) by Morales, the Panels of Saint Andrew, by John of Flanders, or the portrait of Unamuno, painted by Juan de Echevarría, as well as several works from the 16th and 17th centuries. Other highlights include the 14th century coffered ceiling from the Convent of Las Dueñas and outstanding Flemish and Dutch paintings. A space that invites visitors to discover its wealth of artistic treasures.


Palace of the Abarca Maldonado (Salamanca):

This Palace was the old house of doctor Álvarez Abarca, doctor of Isabel la Cátolica. The building was[...]

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Tourist Office of Salamanca


P/ Mayor, 32. Salamanca. 37002 Salamanca.

Telephone: 902 302 002 / 923 218 342

Fax: 923 263 409



Opening hours

  • From April, 1 to September, 30:
    • Tuesday to saturday: 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00
    • Sunday: 10:00 – 14:00
    • Closed: monday



Remarks: 24, 25 and 31 December and 1 and 6 January: closed April 21st et 22nd: 10:00 to 14:00/ 16:00 to 19:00 h. April 23th: 10:00 to 14:00h. Free groups. Admission free Saturday and Sunday. Free entrance May 18th.

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