Espacio de Arte Campus Stellae
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Situado en el centro histórico de Santiago de Compostela, el Espacio de Arte Campus Stellae muestra colecciones nacionales e internacionales promocionando las diversas disciplinas artísticas. El espacio está vinculado al Instituto Europeo Campus Stellae, que es pionero en la formación de postgrado on line y presencial desde hace veinte años, y cuenta con alumnos en más de 60 países. Próxima exposición del 7 de febrero al 5 de abril de 2013
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La Rioja Museum
Apart from the numerous monuments that can be found in La Rioja Province, pilgrims who are fond of Art can admire the precious gems showed in La Rioja Museum, located in Logroño. The gallery is housed in a Baroque Palace from the 18th century, representative of Logroño´s civil architecture. The building was the retreat of General Espartero in the 19th century.
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Würth Museum (Logroño)
The Museo Würth La Rioja was founded to exhibit international avant-garde art from the 20th and 20st centuries based on the Collection Würth which comprises approximately 11.000 works of art and is considered to be one of the most important private collections in Europe. The museum situated in Agoncillo near Logroño within the Ebro-route of the “Pilgrims’ Way of St. James” offers since its inauguration on September 7, 2007, an extraordinary alternative to the classic cultural and natural experiences of the pilgrims travelling through the Wine region La Rioja.
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The Navarra Museum
The Navarra Museum, founded in 1965 in housed in the ancient Hospital of Nuestra Señora de la Misericordia, located in old Pamplona. From the original construction only remain the facade and the church, both from the 16th century.
The gallery shows the rich Navarrese Heritage, from Prehistoric times to the present. The collections it contains were begun by the Comisión de Monumentos Históricos y Artísticos de Navarra (Commission of Historic and Artistic Monuments of Navarra), established in 1860.
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The Burgos Museum
The Burgos Museum -the former Province Archeological Museum- is housed in the Casa Miranda Palace, a Renaissance mansion built by Juan de Vallejo, ordered by Francisco de Miranda, abbot of Salas and canon of Burgos in 1545. The museum is divided in two sections, housed in separate buildings.
The Archeological Department contains finds discovered in the province: Paleolithic objects from Atapuerca -there is a temporary exhibition on the excavations, titled "Atapuerca. One Million Years"- and Ojo Guareña, from the Iron Age necropolis of Miraveche, Ubierna and Villanueva de Teba as well as Roman finds from Clunia.
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Museum of Santiago Cathedral
The Museum of Santiago Cathedral is located in the west side of the cloisters of Santiago Cathedral. Access to the museum is via the Plaza de Obradoiro. The collection consists of important archeological finds, sculptures, paintings, gold and silversmiths, tapestries, carpets, liturgical clothes, ceramics and furniture.
There is also a library that includes a documentary collection of incalculable value, including the Codex Calixtinus or the Liber Sancti Jacobi, Los Tumbos, The History of Compostela and an infinity of unique documents about the history of Galice and, especially, the church of Compostela.
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Diocesan Museum (Pamplona)
Founded in 1960 -and restored in 1995-, the Diocesan Museum occupies some rooms adjoining the Cathedral, such as the refectory, the kitchen and the cellarer´s chamber of the old community of canons. It displays religious objects from extinct parish churches or churches that do not offer the conditions for their conservation.
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Bierzo Museum, Ponferrada
Ponferrada, apart from its monuments, offers some museums, such as the recently founded Bierzo Museum. It is located in a building that served as a jailhouse in the past. The patio, a place for the relaxation of visitors, is an example of the traditional architecture in the Bierzo area.
It contains an old tank. The ground floor shows Prehistoric items, from the Low Paleolithic to the end of the Roman Empire. The tools are among the most interesting: metallic, ceramic...
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The Museo de los Caminos (Astorga, León)
The Episcopal Palace or Gaudi Palace houses since 1963 the Museo de los Caminos (Museum of the Ways). It contains pieces that have been neglected by the churches of the diocese and those that need an appropiate place for their preservation. Most of them reflect the theme of pilgrimage.
The contents of the museum symbolize the artistic and cultural heritage of the most important old dioceses in Spain. In the different rooms of the gallery such as the dining room, the throne room, the chapel or the large hall are pieces of great artistic value, such as the many Romanesque carvings from all over the diocese.
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Pilgrimage Museum (Santiago de Compostela)
The Pilgrimage Museum was established in 1951 by the General Direction of Fine Arts, with a view to showing the great influence the pilgrimage and the cult to Santiago had on European and Latin american civilizations. It covers the history of the Route to Santiago by means of documents, paintings, sculptures, smithery and religious art.
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