Museo Nacional de Escultura

Valladolid
Castilla y León
Museums

The Museo Nacional de Escultura (the National Sculpture Museum) contains an excellent selection of European sculpture from th 15th to the 18th century. Made from carved or polychromed wood the sculptures often depict religious themes. The museum has also acquired a collection of replicas, from the Museum of Artistic Reproductions including replicas of Oriental sculptures form classical antiquity, and Spanish and European sculptures from the medieval, Baroque and Renaissance periods.

 

Places to visit nearby

Valladolid in Castilla y León is the region's would-be capital and is a thriving modern city with a strong cultural heritage, known as the 'capital of the tapa'.

Palencia in Castilla y León is a small city built on an ancient settlement that is best known for the iconic Cristo del Otero, a statue of Christ that looks down over the city.

Zamora in Castilla y León is one of the most beautiful cities in the region and is known as the ciudad del rómanico because of its many Romanesque churches.

Nearby attractions

The biggest draw to the Iglesia de San Pablo is it's spectacular Gothic facade created during the 13th century. A magnificent work of stone sculpture, the facade can be split into 3 parts.

An inspiration for Disney's Cinderella castle, the Alcázar of Segovia is a fairytale castle on a hilltop that was once the residence of the Royal Family during the 12th and 13th centuries.

One of the best preserved and most magnificent works that the Romans left behind, the towering Aqueduct of Segovia stands proudly right in the heart of the city.