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Museum of Cadiz

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We went there on a Saturday and the entrance was free of charge. The archaeological exposition was... read more

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My first ever place when coming to Cadiz. Once a week they have free entrance and additionally they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Archeology, fine arts and ethnology museum. Important collection of Phoenician World and Murillo, Zurbarán, Rubens, Zuloaga, Sorolla, Miró... paintings
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza Mina s/n, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 7, 2013

I should start by saying I'm not a massive fan of museums. I have a short attention span and after half-an hour I'm usually looking for the exits. But, in this case I was engrosssed by the unfolding story of the history of Cadiz told...More

5  Thank Robertsclubman
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Reviewed August 25, 2014

I visited this museum with my family on the strength of the reviews on this site. Having been to the museum neither my husband nor I could understand the glowing reviews that other people have written. The museum is very average or even worse than...More

3  Thank Lara B
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Reviewed yesterday

We went there on a Saturday and the entrance was free of charge. The archaeological exposition was impressive and fascinating! Especially the Phoenicians chamber with the 2 giant sarcophagus and lots of rare figures and jewellery! Loved it!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first ever place when coming to Cadiz. Once a week they have free entrance and additionally they provide a discount for students. In this museum you can see the history of Cadiz (Gadix) and get the idea about how it all evolved.

Thank Diana O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small size but perfectly presented. Free for Europeans (always a plus). Fabulous collection of Zurbarans

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JoseA_Chilia, Departamento de difusión at Museum of Cadiz, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Regards.

Reviewed October 4, 2018

A very interesting museum spread over 3 floors. Very spacious. Would have liked a bit more of the information to be written in English.

Thank josephine1940
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a very diverse museum with archeological historical artefacts of Cadiz history and contemporary “art” (art in its loosest sense). It’s a pleasant way to spend an afternoon in an airy and architecturally interesting building out of the heat of Cadiz. It’s free to...More

Thank Johnnie C
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Refurbished over the last few years Cadiz museum is now a modern city museum. Not unnaturally the emphasis is on the Phoenician period.

Thank Nick N
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A small museum but has some interesting exhibits from ancient Cádiz. The art gallery has some interesting Spanish paintings. If you want to add some history to your list this is worthwhile.

Thank Mikan999
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A fairly good time, saw some interesting roman artifacts, coins.,Phoenician artifacts and architecture. At the entrance, just say you are from Germany, they don't check Id's or anything, saves you money.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The ground floor of this museum has the archeological exhibit, which was very cool - it goes back to pre-historic times, through the Phoenicians (with two Phoenician sarcophagi!) and the Romans. Lots of artifacts that were interesting to look at. I was less impressed by...More

2  Thank Kate K
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic museum to visit for an hour or so. Ground floor has an archeological history of Cadiz. The exhibitions are really very good, including Phoenician and Roman exhibits. Also on on the ground floor is an exhibition of contemporary Spanish art. Floor 1 has...More

3  Thank Paulhea
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May 13, 2018|
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Response from Anthonyo62 | Reviewed this property |
As far a I know, EU folks get in for free. As a Canadian, I was obliged to pay a nominal entrance fee.
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hispanofila12
August 13, 2016|
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Response from dewoj | Reviewed this property |
I would say 1hour.
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Derek G
August 24, 2015|
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Response from djb472 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can recall there are steps up to the entrance of the building, I don't think that there was a ramp, on entering the building there was a small entrance area with more steps, I don't recall seeing a lift either... More
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