In this moment Ponferrada has three museums, which are municipal:
And one more which is shared with the Holy Week Fraternities:
Despite the fact that they have been recently built (after 1996), both of them preserve a rather interesting heritage that allows the visitors to come into contact with the events of our history.
In the case of the Museum of El Bierzo,
we have to add the historical and architectural importance of the building itself, old municipal head office and Real Prison, where expositions are located; it dates back to 1565.
We have also to remark the relevance of the building in which the Museum of the Radio Luis del Olmo is located and which is popularly known as the Coats of Arms