Culture and traditions

Provincial Museum – Lugo

The Lugo Provincial Museum occupies the former convent of San Francisco. Exactly, the kitchen and the refectory of the 18th century and the 15th century cloister of this declared building Well of Cultural Interest.

Countless Roman and medieval epigraphs are housed in the cloister along with other pieces of heraldry and stone sundials. The refectory and the kitchen house the ethnographic sample. The Prehistory and Archeology Hall with remains from the Paleolithic to Roman times are remarkable on the top floor of the cloister.

Other rooms were added and are used to expose the Sacred Art collections and the roman mosaics. The collection of Galician art with the Sargadelos ceramics, paintings and goldsmithing is very complete.

The Museum is located in the Praza da Soidade From the center of the city. Admission is free and offer guided visit Free for groups of a minimum of 12 people, if requested in advance.

The schedule of visits is from September to June, from Monday to Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday and holidays from 11 to 14 hours.
From July to August, Monday through Friday from 11 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm. Saturday from 10 to 14 hours. Sunday and holidays closed.

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