Is housed in the former house of the parish (s. XIV). The building houses the remains from archaeological sites in the province of Cuenca. Is arranged on three floors: The floor contains the remains of prehistoric times, the first of the classical period and the second those of late-Roman times, medieval and modern.
Information and materials from the sites of the stage for the Celtic-Iberian and Iberian world, presents the first floor, in the prehistory section materials for the world of Iron Age, and therefore the Iberian cultures and celtibérica, along with the Mediterranean colonial impact, reflected in materials Phoenician, Greek, Egyptian, Carthaginian and Central European origin. Explanation begins with examples of walled towns in strategic locations and incipient urbanism, along with funerary rites and beliefs, from s. VIII-VI BCE emerging as well as the burial system and the world of religious beliefs of the VI to VIII centuries C. The importance of metallurgy, with several collections of objects such as brooches of various types, ornaments, tools, nails, weapons and horse trappings from several sites in the province, besides devoting several showcases showcases are devoted to Ceramic pottery of Iron Age and Iberian, the fabric, jewelry, writing, weapons and domestic life.
Contact and times
- is located in the historic center of Cuenca
- occupies the house of the parish (s. XIV)
- Bishop Valero, 6 - 12
- 16001, Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
- Phone: 969213069
- Web: heritage of Castilla-La Mancha
- All year: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 h to 14:00 h and 16:00 h to 19:00 h.
- Sundays from 10:00 am to 14:00 pm
- Admission: General: 1, 20 euros Reduced: 0.60 euros
- Free: Students, pensioners, unemployed.