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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  • It is a very beautiful museum and are probably best enjoyed by persons with a particular interest in marine archeology. ...or an interest in museum design. Nicely done! 
  • Very good Museum. We have been 3 times and always opt for the guided tour that includes a video to the home. Provided that we will we learn something new about the ancient ships.
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  • The entrance fee for this museum is 3 Euros with a reduced rate of 1.50 Euro. Entry is free on Saturday afternoons and all day Sunday. You can also book a free guided tour with a Spanish guide - 5 peo...  more »