Sepúlveda arose in the Iron Age as a castrato caste, being repopulated in the year 940 by the count of Castilla Fernán González.
The count granted the Villa de Sepúlveda its charter to attract more settlers, something that 39 understood villages of the Community of Villa and Tierra de Sepulveda, which still exists.
The town of Sepulveda has a good number of points of interest, being able to spend a very pleasant day there and visiting some of the most emblematic points such as the Fueros Museum.
Perhaps it is necessary to know how the Villa de Sepúlveda arises to understand the reason for the creation of this museum of Fueros, so emblematic and of identity with the town itself. Therefore, the Museum of the Fueros, located in the Church of San Justo and Pastor, allows to know the history of Sepúlveda taking as a common thread that Charter granted by the count, adding the architecture of the site.
The Museum is part of the System of Museums of Castilla y León and houses pieces from the 13th to the 18th centuries, as well as documents, sculptures, paintings, silverware and textiles that show that Sepúlveda has had a great development of the artistic heritage and the This wealth has been remarkable.
The thematic tour of the museum focuses on four chapters:
- The history of Sepúlveda.
- Patronazgo and Patronage.
- The Fueros in the Middle Ages.
- The men of the Charter and the Community of Villa and Tierra de Sepúlveda.
If you want to know the history of the Villa de Sepúlveda, as well as visit an emblematic building such as the church where the museum is located, you just have to go to the Sepulveda Tourist Office, located in the Interpretation Center of the Old Jail, where you will find more information