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Roman Theatre Museum

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By visiting the Museum of the Roman Theatre you will encounter one of the most surprising discoveries of the city in the last decades. Thanks to the ingenious design of the architect Rafael Moneo, you will start your tour of the Palace of Riquelme...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza del Ayuntamiento No. 9, 30202 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
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All reviews roman theatre well worth a visit pink building stage area step back in time la catedral visiting cartagena walk around the main street other attractions multi ticket entrance fee great place to visit cruise ship on display steps site
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum itself is small but does a good job of showing how the theater was found, and the space was used, filled in and built over during the many, many centuries. Then you walk out to the theater and it's amazing. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Becky T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Once again an historic site where photo ID gets you a discount on entry..if you are an OAP. The entrance building, opposite the Town Hall and in the same Plaza, is well marked and easy to find. A very small museum with very little in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cartagena should be on everybodies list when one is in the area , it is an old navy town with significant history and now also a bustling town with lots of bars and restaurants Interesting Roman Ruins

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Aussie13643
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The amphitheater underwent extensive renovation a few years ago and is now really spectacular. It now more than rivals the one in Tarragona. It is located by the waterfront close to other sights of interest. Excellent.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cartagena was a port of call for our Cruise and The Roman Theatre was a nice walk from the ship. It is definitely worth the visit while in Cartagena, especially when we visited in November we pretty much had the Theatre to ourselves. We didn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank borninthebronx54
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We docked in Cartagena as part of a cruise and the museum and amphitheatre was within easy walking distance. I had read some reviews before we visited and was intrigued as to how you can 'find' and amphitheatre but this was made clear in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 179sarahc179
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are in Cartagena. Great restoration works going on. Lots of artefacts uncovered. The theatre itself is stunning and viewed from above looks even better.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Wouldieathere
Reviewed January 5, 2019

A very interesting visit. If you pay to go into the museum you can see all the old artifacts and other historical pieces of interest. But, if you just want to see the amphitheater, you can walk around the back and see it for free...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Markysparky65
Reviewed January 5, 2019

A lovely small museum with helpful staff. the objects on display are not too many and one is not bogged down with too much information - having said that the information is there but in a tastefully spread out fashion. The museum leads you through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jim m
Reviewed December 23, 2018

OK, we got in a reduced price because we're old, but even if you're lucky enough to have to pay the full admission charge (6E), it's worth it. The museum provides interesting background to the theatre and the town as a whole before you step...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Adventurer642096
May 3, 2018|
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Response from Dean L | Reviewed this property |
the underground car park by the marina is perfect and reasonable. park carefully at your discretion.
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February 4, 2018|
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Response from Cartagena P | Property representative |
Hello Andreas, It is very easy, just 5 minutes from the port to the entrance of the Roman Theatre Museum at the City Hall Square. The fee is 6€ for adults and 5€ for children. Check the conditions in our website. Thank you.
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Julie L
Ottawa, Canada
Roman theater and the Roman Theatre museum (1 Reply)
I am just preparing for our trip in May, i see on the map is showing 2 different location. I taught this was the same place 1 entrance fee but now i am worried that they are 2 separate places. Is there 2 entrance fee for the museum and the forum.
March 12, 2017|
Response fromToffeeCambs|
Hi It is the same place - you enter & pay a small fee, then walk through & up (escalators or a lift) the museum & end up outside in the theatre - in my opinion, well worth going, we've been a few times now with different people.