If you like history and archeology you are in luck. The Archaeological Museum of Cordoba does justice to the amazing historical legacy of the city.
According to some historians and archaeologists, this magnificent Archaeological Museum, is the second best in Spain after the National Archaeological Museum in Madrid. In any case, it is one of the best archaeological museums in Spain.
The Archaeological Museum of Cordoba houses a magnificent collection of pieces. In total, several thousand pieces that cover the history of the city. However, some of pieces you cannot miss are:
Finally, the Archaeological Museum of Cordoba boasts a large library specializing in archeology, and history. With this library the City Council performs a truly remarkable educational function.
The Archaeological Museum of Cordoba hides a wonderful surprise, the ancient Roman Theatre of the city, which was discovered on the foundations of the current museum during some renovation works.
Thanks to the work of archaeologists, approximately 30% of the building has been recovered, and we can visit it in a specially designed room of the museum to house these archaeological remains.
The Roman Theater of Cordoba was the second largest in the Roman Empire, only surpassed by the Theater of Rome. In total, the Roman Theater of Cordoba could hold up to 15,000 spectators and was equipped with all kinds of comforts. Do not forget that Córdoba was one of the most populous and important cities of the Roman Empire.