Museo de Santa Cruz, Toledo

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Explore Museo de Santa Cruz, a museum featuring collections dedicated to the history and artwork of Toledo. The famous artist El Greco is highlighted heavily here, and the tapestries and ceramics are worth your time. Besides the exhibits, the architecture is a draw: Gothic and Plateresque styles join to create a magical sight. Check out the high ceilings, the long galleries, and the worn wooden doors and floorboards. There is little in way of English descriptions, so you may want to hire a guide. Work out when and for how long to visit Museo de Santa Cruz and other Toledo attractions using our handy Toledo visit planner.
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  • What a gem of a museum. Allow 1-2 hours for a visit. Reasonably priced at €4. Loved the artwork and the religious articles on desplay. There were only a few others in the museum when I was there so I ...  more »
  • Created in 1961 in the old Hospital of Santa Cruz, which owes its name. The building was constructed at the beginning of the 16th century on the initiative of Cardinal Mendoza, a vanguard as space of health that includes light, ventilation, and interaction with nature. It is a work of Medieval Renaissance features and the plateresque. They were its builders famous architects from Toledo's Flemish training and Alonso de Covarrubias, whose magnificent staircase is obliged point of the visit. Its content covers the history of Toledo and the vicissitudes of the formation of Spain with an excellent didactic approach.
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  • Small museum but I was able to visit during their free hours, 2 hours per week
  • Impressive for whom like these kind of things
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