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Museum of Cadiz

Plaza Mina s/n, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
+34 600 14 30 03
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Very interesting place

Had a great afternoon in this extremely interesting museum in a beautiful little square. Free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
scoffey11
Very accessible museum, and worth a visit

EU citizens (a driving licence being sufficient proof of nationality) can visit this museum free of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PJandSJ
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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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“first floor” (12 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago

Had a great afternoon in this extremely interesting museum in a beautiful little square. Free entrance and well laid out.

Thank scoffey11
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

EU citizens (a driving licence being sufficient proof of nationality) can visit this museum free of charge. This is a lovely little museum, on three floors, located on the Plaza de Mina. We had time to explore just the first two floors. The ground floor...More

Thank PJandSJ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went late afternoon and had the place to ourselves. Lots to see and very well laid out. Make sure you pick up guide as very little in English.

Thank Glenn W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is supposed to be a free museum. I was asked at the entrance where I was from and I said I’m American. The woman told me I had to pay. The couple right before being from Spain it was free. I have family ancestry...More

Thank thetuscans
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

As others have highlighhted, this is an excellent museum, especially the superb Phoenician collection. However, the explanatory labels for the objects are (naturally) only in Spanish. There is though a free leaflet which you can get on entering the museum. This is in several other...More

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

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 20 May 2018

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.

Thank GretaK
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

! 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

Thank Fergs85
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

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

Thank Anthonyo62
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

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

Thank JednSasha
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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
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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