Pilgrimage Museum  

 

                              Museo das Peregrinacións (Pilgrimage Museum - Gotic House)

 

  The Pilgrimage Museum, which belongs to the state and whose administration was transferred to the Xunta de Galicia, was created in 1951 thanks to Manuel Chamoso Lamas. However, it was not opened permanently until February 1996.

  It is housed in the building known as the Gothic House, with construction features from the 14th century, including, however, important remodelling from later dates.

 

  Room I. The pilgrimage: a ritual pilgrimage route.

  Room II. Origins of Jacobean Worship: The transfer of St. James' body.

  Room III. Santiago, cathedral and city: The role of the Apostle's tomb in promoting the city of Compostela.

  Room IV. Santiago's Pilgrims: Routes and Rites.

  Old kitchen

  Room V. Exhibitions.

  Room VI. Guilds and craft traditions in Compostela.

  Room VII. Iconography of St. James: The image of St. James throughout history.

     

               

  Museo das Peregrinacións PDF

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- Location : Rúa de San Miguel dos Agros, 4 - 15704 Santiago de Compostela - A Coruña.

- Telephone : (0034) 981 581558 - (0034) 981 555298 - (0034) 981 554774

- Price : 2,40 €

Free : > 65, retired, of work, pilgrim with "Compostela" or similar document, group > 15 (reservation 15 days)

- Schedule : Tuesday-Friday: 10 am to 8 pm. Saturday: 10.30 am to 1.30 pm, 5 pm to 8 pm. Sunday: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Closed on Mondays.

- Season : Closed: January 1st, January 6th, May 1st, July 25th, November 1st, December 8th-24th-25th-31th.

- E-mail : direccion.mdperegrinacions@xunta.es

- Web : http://www.mdperegrinacions.com/

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                                   and so Museo de las Peregrinaciones (Banco de España) (2012)

 

- Location : Plaza da Praterías - 15782 Santiago de Compostela - A Coruña.

- Telephone : 981 566 110

- Price : 2,50 € / Free :  > 65, pilgrim

- Schedule: Winter: Tu-Sa: 10-14, 16-20 h. Su: 11-14 h. // Summer: Tu-Sa: 10-14, 17-21 h. Su: 11-14 h.

- Season  : All year

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