Zaragoza Museums

(Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain)

Offering an insight into the past of Zaragoza, the city's many museums are overflowing with relics, artefects and archaeological finds. Celebrating the rich history and heritage of the area, some of the main cultural attractions in Zaragoza include the Palaeontology Museum (Museo Paleontológico), and the New Tower Museum (Museo de la Torre Nueva).

For those wishing to delve into the Roman history of the city, the Caesaraugusta Roman Baths Museum, the Forum of Caesaraugusta Museum and the Roman Port Museum are not to be missed.

Caesaraugusta Roman Baths Museum (Museo de las Termas Públicas de Caesaraugusta)

Address: San Juan y San Pedro, Zaragoza, 50001, Aragon, Spain
Historic remains of the city's ancient Roman baths can be viewed at this museum, which include a number of artefacts and relics found onsite. The museum also features a detailed scale model, showing the original layout of the baths as they were almost 2,000 years ago.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 14:00, 17:00 to 20:00; Sunday - 10:00 to 14:00
Admission: free

Forum of Caesaraugusta Museum (Museo del Foro de Caesaraugusta)

Address: Plaza de la Seo, 2, Zaragoza, 50001, Aragon, Spain
Tel: +34 976 39 9752
The Forum of Caesaraugusta Museum offers an insight into the past, with the remains and ruins of both the Forum and a number of other buildings, which date back to the 1st century. Many ancient artefacts are on display in the museum, including pots, plates, together with a number of drawings and maps of the area.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 13:00, 17:00 to 20:00; Sunday - 10:00 to 14:00
Admission: free

Palaeontology Museum (Museo Paleontológico)

Address: Edificio Geológicas, Universidad, Pedro Cerbuna, 12, Zaragoza, 50009, Aragon, Spain
Tel: +34 976 76 1079
Featuring a range of geological exhibits, fossils and archaeological finds, the Museo Paleontológico contains many extensive collections. Founded in the 1980s, the museum is part of the spreading campus of the University of Zaragoza.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 13:00, 17:00 to 20:00; Saturday - 10:00 to 13:00
Admission: free

Roman Port Museum (Museo del Puerto Romano)

Address: Plaza San Bruno, Zaragoza, 50001, Aragon, Spain
Full of historical remains of the ancient Roman River Ebro harbour, once an important part of life in Zaragoza, this museum contains many important archaeological treasures. Highlights at the museum include an audio-visual presentation and many well-preserved finds.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 13:00, 17:00 to 20:00; Sunday - 10:00 to 14:00
Admission: free

New Tower Museum (Museo de la Torre Nueva)

Address: Torre Nueva, 29, Zaragoza, 50003, Aragon, Spain
Tel: +34 976 29 8998
The Museo de la Torre Nueva remembers Zaragoza's ancient Torre Nueva tower, which was built in the early 16th century and demolished at the end of the 19th century when it became unstable. Once a major landmark in the Old Town area, the museum features an extensive collection of photographs and paintings of the tower, together with a number of artefacts.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 11:00 to 14:00, 17:00 to 20:00
Admission: free