The Archaeological Museum of Asturias
is housed in the 16th century
Benedictine monastery of Saint Vicente
. Its findings include collections of the Asturian Neolithic
, Bronze Age
, Iron Age
, Astur hill fort
period, and of the Gothic
periods of the Kingdom of Asturias
. The museum also includes sections of Asturian Ethnography
, Medieval and Modern Epigraphy
, Spanish Numismatics
, a European Medal Section, and Armor
The facilities are slated to be enlarged soon by the construction of an annex.
The Museum falls under the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture but is managed by the Council of Culture of the Government of the Principality of Asturias.