Archivo Municipal de San Fernando, Cadiz

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#5 of 14 in Museums in Costa de la Luz
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  • July 22, 2017
    A man on the doors asks people where they are from and I guess if your not from the EU, you may need to pay. There are signs explaining this. The museum is interesting and we spent around 1 hour in th...  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    It is free. The archaeological part is very well prepared, up to the Phoenicians. The Roman area lacks some consistency. The Muslim area is poor and confused. The upper floor has tables and desserts altarpieces of great artistic value. Highlight the collection of Zurbarán.
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  • June 12, 2017
    Located in the beautiful and central Plaza de Mina, Cadiz Museum is a good place to learn a bit more about the history of the province. He was not aware of the amount of history who had this beautiful Andalusian city, but when I visited the Museum I could see two Phoenician sarcophagi, Roman statues and paintings of Andalusian artists such as Zurbarán or Murillo.ademas, Pelayo Quintero, an archaeologist and director of the Museum of fine arts in Cadiz at the beginning of the 20th century, discovered the male sarcophagus in 1887 and spent the rest of his life looking for his female partner. As I understood, it was located close enough and spent years excavating the foundations of nearby buildings, investing lots of money in the attempt. When at the end he died, it emerged the biggest irony: the sarcophagus of the female, was under the same building where he lived the man
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