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Palau March Museu

Calle Palau Reial 18, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 71 11 22
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the thing to do on Monday

while most museums are closed on Monday, this one and the nearby Cathedral are open. a visit here... read more

Reviewed today
r0landbrunner
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Zurich, Switzerland
Compact, and almost empty museum

Myself and my husband visited this museum at the end of October and at first were the only people... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
JessicaJodpur
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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This museum is home to the Bartolomé March Foundation's collection of art and books. It is situated in the heart of Palma de Mallorca's historic old town.The museum is located in Palau March palace, and has a collection of contemporary sculpture on display in the patios, with outstanding works by artists such as Rodin, Moore and Chillida. It also has a series of 40 religious sculptures in polychromed wood. One of the rooms contains an 18th-century crib from Naples, with more than 1,000 dressed, painted pieces, while in the Book Room you can see manuscripts, incunabula and codices, as well as a unique collection of nautical maps from the 15th-17th centuries.
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Calle Palau Reial 18, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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Reviewed today

while most museums are closed on Monday, this one and the nearby Cathedral are open. a visit here is worth the one hour you will need, as it is a nice house, with a great view, and some interesting sculptures and other exhibits. 4.50 €...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband visited this museum at the end of October and at first were the only people in the building. This makes viewing the exhibits is a very different experience to a a busy ‘touristy’ venue. The courtyard containing the sculptures is spacious...More

Thank JessicaJodpur
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is a little hidden gem of a place. I only wish I knew how to add photographs. Fabulous. The detail in the figures are mind blowning.

Thank click10
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Beautiful surprise, especially if you like religious art, we were only in port for a few hours and this museum was a highlight.

Thank mariascatmotel
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This museum has some outdoor sculptures, including one by Moore. Inside there a re multiple tableaux with porcelain figures. These are all part of 18C nativity scenes. Some of the miniature silver work is truly amazing. On the floor above there are antique furnishings. Most...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Just come out of the Cathedral visit ? What to do next that is chilled, interesting and close by ? The Pulau March Museu is a private collection of sculpture, objet, paintings and furniture. Housed in a beautiful setting and with only light visitor numbers....More

2  Thank RichardPiercy
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Cathedral museum is closed on Mondays so to escape the heat we paid the €4.50 entry fee and were pleasantly surprised. Sculptures by Moore and Hepworth and a collection of mixed Dali media was worth the entry fee alone. Also allows you to get different...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

$4.50 to get in and waunder on your own. Beautiful palace, huge rooms, stunning architecture, and original furniture. See how they lived.

Thank danoinec
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I had no great expectations on entering this museum. The ticket office was understated - one buys a ticket but there were no guide books or leaflets on the collection. It was almost as if the staff wanted to keep it a secret. Whilst the...More

1  Thank Jo F
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It's a very beautiful museum, tells a lot about the history and the lifestyle of the family, the nativity part and the furniture is stunning.

Thank martina m
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Virginia1065
16 October 2016|
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Response from Klubfoot | Reviewed this property |
Not entirely sure. Some of the rooms are on the upper floor via a grand staircase so I'm thinking not. Best check with the site I reckon.
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Keith M
20 October 2015|
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Response from Brucestewart | Reviewed this property |
I've had a look on the relevant website. The museum is closed on Sundays and public holidays. At all other times it opens at 10.00 am. It closes at 14.00 on Saturdays. On weekdays between 1 April and 31 October it closes at... More
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