Naval and Maritime Museums: Spain


Museo Maritim

Plaza Puerta de la Paz 1,
Avinguda de Les Drassanes, S/N.
ES-08001 Barcelona.

Telephone: +34 3 301 1871; +34 3 318 3245
Telefax: +34 3 318 7876.
WWW: [In Catalan]"> [In Spanish]

Opening hours: Wednesday-Saturday, Monday 09:30-13:00 and 16:00-19:00; Sunday 10:00-14:00.

The Museo Maritim is located on the Barcelona waterfront in a 13th century arsenal that was used as a boathouse for galleys. It is considered one of the most important civilian gothic buildings in the world. The waterfront is alive with ships and boats of all kinds.

There is a reconstructed galley in the museum.


Museo Nacional de Arqueologia Maritima

Dique de Navidad S/N,
Apartado de Correos 72,
Cartagena (Murcia).

Telephone: +34 68101166; +34 68508415
Telefax: +34 68529692

Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-15:00.

Museo Naval de Cartagena

Menéndez Pelayo 8,
ES-30204 Cartagena (Murcia).

Telephone: +34 68502811

Opening hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-18:00.

El Ferrol

Museo Naval de El Ferrol

Arsenal Militar,
ES-15490 El Ferrol (Coruña)

Telephone: +34 81336000

Opening hours: 08:30-13:30


Museo Naval

Paseo del Prado 5,
ES-28014 Madrid.

Telephone: +34 221 0419

Opening hours: daily except Saturday, 10:30-13:30.

The national museum for the Spanish Navy illustrating its history from the Great Armada to the Battle of Trafalgar through paintings and models.

San Fernando

Museo Naval de San Fernando

Población Militar de San Carlos,
ES-11206 San Fernando (Cádiz).

Telephone: +34 56599052

Opening hours: Monday-Friday to be arranged for groups; Saturday and Sunday 10:30-13:30.

Set up in an old neoclassic building, the former Navy School. Close to the museum is the Pantheon, where the most illustrious officers of the Spanish Navy were buried.


Museo Marítimo del Cantábrico

San Martin de Bajamar,
S/N 39004 Santander.

Opening hours: July—September, Monday-Sunday 11:00-13:00 and 16:00-17:00; October—June, Monday-Saturday 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-18:00, Sunday and Holidays 11:00-14:00.


Museo Marítimo Torre del Oro

Avda. Cristóbal Colón, s/n
ES-41001 Sevilla.

Telephone: +34 54222419.

Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00-14:00; Saturday-Sunday, 11:00-14:00.

Set up in an old Arab watchtower, the Torre del Oro.

Updated 2001-01-18 by Lars Bruzelius

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