Best Museums in Santiago de Compostela (What to See?)

Last Updated on March 28, 2021

Santiago de Compostela offers much to its visitors with its history, architecture, culture, art, museums and lively city life. Visitors may find variety of nice museums in Santiago de Compostela and enjoy the history and arts.


Best Museums in Santiago de Compostela for you…

Museum of Galician People

The Museum of Galician People is located in the old convent of Santo Domingo de Bonaval and it is one of the most popular museums of the city. The Museum is dedicated to Galician culture and related with sea, trades, the land, clothes, music, the living environment and architecture. Variety of archaeology items, paintings and sculptures are exhibited at the museum.
Address: Calle San Domingos de Bonaval s/n, 15703 Santiago de Compostela
Tel:+34 981 583 620
Web: www.museodopobo.es

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral Museum

The Santiago de Compostela Cathedral Museum is a great Diocesan museum. Archaeological items, sculpture, painting, precious metalwork, tapestries, rugs, liturgical robes, ceramics and furniture are exhibited at the museum.
Address: Plaza Obradoiro, 15705 Santiago de Compostela
Tel:+34 902 557 812

Galician Contemporary Art Centre


The Galician Contemporary Art Centre is a lovely and unique museum located at Calle Ramon del Valle Inclan. Arco Foundation collection and variety of temporary exhibits are hosted at the museum.
Address: Calle Ramón del Valle Inclán s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela
Tel: +34 981 546 619
Web: www.cgac.org