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Museum of Cadiz, Cadiz

Categories: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Discover the history of the city and admire Spanish art at Museum of Cadiz. The story of Cádiz unfolds as you study artifacts, models, and informational displays. Be sure to check out the ancient history section, which boasts two Phoenician marble sarcophagi from the 5th century BCE. Upstairs, track the development of Spanish art from religious iconography to surrealism. Admire the work of 16th-century masters, including Ribera and Murillo, and modern artists such as Miró. Don’t miss the museum’s prized collection of Zurbarán paintings. Put Museum of Cadiz on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cadiz itinerary maker.
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  • free for EU citizens, ground floor with interesting archaeological pieces and videos that trace the history of Andalusian Phoenicians (two sarcophagi impressive) to the Etruscans to the Romans and the Arabs, 1st floor with Gallery, second floor with modern and contemporary art, a nice Museum to visit
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  • We really liked the archeology department and the contemporary art floor. This is free if you are an EU citizen (go soon UK people) and a nominal fee for non EU citizens. 
  • It's free, so it's worth a look. All of the labelling is in Spanish do you'll struggle if your language skills aren't up to it. Basic Spanish will do. To be honest the Phoenician, Roman etc section ha...  read more »
  • Interesting museum, free for the EU citizens, rich of artifacts, especially from the prehistoric and ancient Cadiz. Quite lacking in the colonial and Napoleonic era.
  • If you like the archaeology (sarcophagi Phoenician, mosaics Roman), the history ancient and the art (much Zurbaran, Murillo, Rubens, looked, Sorolla,...) not you it can lose.
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  • A museum that you moved from the Neolithic to the modern era with grace and intelligence. It gave me knowledge and peace. Thanks to friendly caretakers of art in the rooms for their friendly welcome and to all those who made possible this wonder.
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  • Very cool
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  • Unique pieces, imposing their sarcophagi anthropoids, male and female. Not pass without visiting the pinacoteca.
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