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Museum of Cadiz

Closed Now: 09:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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Well worth seeing!

The bottom floor of the museum does a very good job in outlining the history of the region. It also... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2012
Marie_TM
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RGV, Texas
Well worth a visit

This is a great collection, well presented and interesting. Lots of Roman jewellery , which I found... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2012
MissKDonkey
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Carlton
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Archeology, fine arts and ethnology museum. Important collection of Phoenician World and Murillo, Zurbarán, Rubens, Zuloaga, Sorolla, Miró... paintings
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza Mina s/n, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
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+34 600 14 30 03
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Reviewed 30 December 2012

The bottom floor of the museum does a very good job in outlining the history of the region. It also contains interesting archeological findings, such as the two "stars" of the museum--the Phoenician sarcophegi. There is a robust collection of paintings and other art on...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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Reviewed 10 December 2012

This is a great collection, well presented and interesting. Lots of Roman jewellery , which I found interesting and the history of Cadiz was really well put together.

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank MissKDonkey
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Situated in the center of the city this is a smallish museum but has a good range of subject matter on view from local archaeology to a varied art collection. All well laid out in this pleasant modern building.

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank Robert K
Reviewed 18 October 2012

A point that appears in many of my trip’s reviews: I’m a barefooter, and if a museum doesn’t let me in without shoes, it gets 1 point less than I’d normally give. There’s no good reason why anyone should have to wear shoes in a...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Angela J
Reviewed 27 September 2012

A small museum with something for everyone - archeological finds, 18th century oil painting, and don't miss the marionettes on the top floor.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank VT-Steve
Reviewed 20 September 2012

What an interesting museum with a range of exhibits! The Phoenician sarcophagi, the Murillo and Zurbaran pieces, and the 19th-20th century puppet theaters are all very memorable.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Sara V
Reviewed 30 July 2012

It was a useful and quite interesting visit. Unfortunately just a few plates in the exposition have English descriptions. But it's god that the city maintains this museum.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Serge P
Reviewed 12 July 2012

As it was our second (cruise) visit to Cadiz, we knew we were in for a pleasant stroll round the town. On our first visit last year it had been a Fiesta so public buildings/museums had been closed. This time we were able to visit...More

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank Blippo
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Not a large museum but has some very interesting pieces well worth a vist for those who like ancient Rome. Free for EC citizens

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank Darad
Reviewed 5 May 2012

Its an odd museum reallly. Fine art (upstairs) and statues (downstairs). Exhibits range from mediaeval art to modern Miro. There is little background and information available but there are some important Spanish arists exhibited here, and it tracks the development of art from religious iconic...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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E K
13 May 2018|
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Response from Anthonyo62 | Reviewed this property |
As far a I know, EU folks get in for free. As a Canadian, I was obliged to pay a nominal entrance fee.
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hispanofila12
13 August 2016|
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Response from dewoj | Reviewed this property |
I would say 1hour.
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Derek G
24 August 2015|
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Response from djb472 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can recall there are steps up to the entrance of the building, I don't think that there was a ramp, on entering the building there was a small entrance area with more steps, I don't recall seeing a lift either... More
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