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Museum of Cadiz

Plaza Mina s/n, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
+34 600 14 30 03
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Interesting after a walking or biking tour

This is a typical Spanish provincial museum. Not very large nor very well kept. But since the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
aemscholten
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The Netherlands
Interesting artefacts from Cadiz's maritime background

Well laid out and captioned exhibits, most in English as well as Spanish. A good insight into the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GretaK
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Harrogate, UK
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Archeology, fine arts and ethnology museum. Important collection of Phoenician World and Murillo, Zurbarán, Rubens, Zuloaga, Sorolla, Miró... paintings
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza Mina s/n, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a typical Spanish provincial museum. Not very large nor very well kept. But since the history of Cádiz is so interesting it's worth a visit for an hour or so. We only saw the ground floor. Interesting pieces from Phoenician and Roman times....More

Thank aemscholten
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well laid out and captioned exhibits, most in English as well as Spanish. A good insight into the past of this ancient port and its value to the area across the millennia.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

! wouldn't say this is a "must-see"The museum is a bit outdated compared to many we've been to. However, there are some highlights. Don't miss the pair of Phoenician sarcophagi, which together are regarded as the greatest exhibits on show. The male figure was discovered...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply, a great museum. Yes,it is small, but that is a good thing. The layout is good. From Phoenicia to modern Cadiz, you will see gigantic statues of Roman emperors, much smaller but better bronze statues, and Zurbarán and Murillo and then interspersed with these...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent Museum with a wealth of information about this maritime port of great importance to Spain throughout it's history, many interesting exhibits not just relating to the maritime history of the City but also about the City itself and it's place in history with...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

How good could a small museum in a small city be? Pretty darn good! We went just because we had nothing to do (and it was free) - and were hooked by the great exhibits here, including archaeological relics, old and new paintings, a puppet...More

Thank Debra K
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is just about the right size for a couple hours indoors from the rain. Good collection of pieces. Well worth the 1.5 Euro admission.

Thank Rob V
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

On a wet Sunday this was open and for that we, and many other visitors, were grateful. If you like archaeological artefacts then visit. I was disappointed because it has both art and archaeology in a rather unhappy mix. A lot of the labels are...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem great mix of old and new in Cadiz. Well worth a visit . Don’t rush it - we made that mistake. A wee glimpse of Spanish culture Hint : make time , don’t rush. Good camera. Suitable footwear and clothing. Interact with the...More

Thank Janr20
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you want to see Phoenician and Roman artifacts this is where they are. The square is in the old part of Cadiz and accessible through a labyrinth of medieval style streets. Cadiz has lots of parking on the periphery and is not hilly or...More

Thank Allan T
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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
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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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