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Museo Naval

Calle Menendez y Pelayo 8, 30205 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 12 71 38
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Cool Submarine

A nice naval museum. It is not that large so easy to see and an easy walk from the port. Very old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gretchen M
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Timonium, Maryland
Interesting and free for senior citizens.

Interesting little museum which is well laid out with easy access. The bonus was free entry for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nutstotravel
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Norwich
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“spanish navy” (12 reviews)
“model ships” (7 reviews)
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Calle Menendez y Pelayo 8, 30205 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
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+34 968 12 71 38
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice naval museum. It is not that large so easy to see and an easy walk from the port. Very old first Spanish Submarine

Thank Gretchen M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting little museum which is well laid out with easy access. The bonus was free entry for the more mature of us.

Thank Nutstotravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting naval museum, charting the naval history of Cartagena. Next door is the first submarine built, super display. And it is free

Thank Philip D
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Museo Naval is located at the far end along the seaside promenade. Entry fee of 3 Euro to the museum is required. The museum structure has been used as barracks/prisons in the past and currently for the display of Spanish Naval development in the past...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

We stopped in Cartagena on a cruise ship for a day. We walked from the marina to the museum, it's a very easy walk. The museum is very nice, we spent about 2 hours here. We are both prior US Navy and getting to see...More

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

The Naval Museum of Cartagena is located in a historic building that has been used as both a prison and barracks. Today this museum presents the history of the Spanish Navy from the early 1700's to the present. On display is an extensive collection of...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

A good way to spend an hour or two if you are interested in all things naval, including model ships, uniforms, flags, maps. The section headlines are in Spanish and English but display texts in Spanish only. Large section on submarines. Little mention of the...More

Thank JCBShipley
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

My partner, 4 month old baby and myself came along here today and enjoyed it very much. The museum is free to enter but you can give a donation. It’s definitely worth paying for and it’s sad to think that some people go in without...More

Thank Michael83Tom
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

A totally free museum...please make a small donation. Loads to see here tracing the history of the Spanish Navy from the founding of the Naval base in Cartagena. Some very good exhibits too. Not surprisingly however they played down the whole 'Trafalgar' incident and there...More

Thank MaggerZ
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This museum inside and out is a must see while in Cartagena. The richness of the history of the port are colorfully illustrated here.

Thank markreilly282
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Tony R
November 20, 2016|
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Response from helenjanine | Reviewed this property |
The website says Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30 Daylight Savings Time. Monday through Friday, between 09.00 and 14.00 hours 
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Tony R
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Response from Jan G | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are given on the museum website as 10am to 1.30pm and 4.30pm to 7pm Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 2pm Sunday, closed on Monday.
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