ARQUA - Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática, Cartagena
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Explore the world of underwater archeology at ARQUA - Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática. Learn about the methods and techniques of underwater research in the first half of the museum, and view descriptions of underwater finds in both Spanish and English. Next, take a tour of Cartagena's history, from Phoenician to medieval times. View showcases of archeological finds, interactive displays, and replicas explaining ancient naval technology. The museum houses the remains of a Phoenician ship, as well as tusks inscribed with Phoenician texts. English translations are offered for displays, and English audio guides are available. The museum also has a restaurant and a gift shop. To visit ARQUA - Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática and get the most from your holiday in Cartagena, create itinerary details personal to you using our Cartagena trip itinerary builder.
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  • The ARQUÀ Museum of Cartagena is essential to know the history of navigation, both economic and cultural expansion in the Mediterranean. Through its rooms, we are able to see the cultural contributions of the Phoenicians, the Greeks, the Romans, etc over time, not only models and interactive, surprising and interesting games, but with the contemplation of remains of boats and Galleons discovered on the Mediterranean coast. The Museum information on navigation, trade routes, and advances in shipbuilding is exhaustive and makes the visit to the Museum in essential
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  • Not too big but very interesting. The boat from the Fenician period (2700 years old ) makes the whole museum worth a visit. 
  • Very impressed with the set up here and it was very i.e. pensive and informative. All the staff were very helpful and they have some great exhibits to see and lots of interactive items too. A great da...  more »