Valencia Museums

(Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain)




The Valencia area is overflowing with museums of all kinds, with a number of excellent cultural offerings concentrating on the history of the Valencia area, such as the City Museum (Museo de la Ciudad). Further similar attractions celebrate the city's important archaeological finds, such as the Museum of Archeology (Museo de Prehistoria y Arqueologia), where you will find many ancient Valencian treasures.

Natural Sciences is the theme explored at the Museo de Ciencias Naturales, which is particularly popular with families and children of all ages, containing a host of prehistoric information, while the Valencia Ethnological Museum (Museo Etnológico) features in-depth exhibitions about historic rural life.



Bullfighting Museum (Museo Taurino)


Address: Pasaje Doctor Serra, 10, Valencia, 46004, Spain
Tel: +34 96 351 1850
Celebrating the historic of Spanish bullfighting, the Museo Taurino can be found in the L'Eixample area of Valencia, close to the bullfighting stadium. With exhibits and artefacts spanning around 300 years, museum highlights include famous matador costumes, portraits, photographs, awards and local memorabilia.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:30 to 13:00, 16:30 to 20:30
Admission: free

Ethnological Museum (Museo Etnológico)


Address: Corona, 36, Valencia, 46003, Spain
Tel: +34 96 388 3579
Standing in the popular Beneficencia Cultural Centre, the Ethnological Museum features a number of permanent exhibitions and changing displays about rural life in the area. Many displays are rotated and changed throughout the year, with seasonal themes, temporary exhibits, video presentations and workshops.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 14:30, 16:00 to 19:00; Sunday - 10:00 to 19:00
Admission: free

Museum of Natural Sciences (Museo de Ciencias Naturales)


Address: General Elio, Jardines del Real (Viveros), Valencia, 46010, Spain
Tel: +34 96 352 5478
Home to an enormous collection of ancient fossils and large dinosaur skeletons, the Museum of Natural Sciences appeals to all ages. With large and spacious exhibition halls, other attractions include informative displays about evolution, together with prehistoric information about the Valencia area.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 09:00 to 14:00, 17:00 to 20:00; Sunday - 09:00 to 14:00
Admission: free

Museum of Archeology (Museo de Prehistoria y Arqueologia)


Address: Corona, 36, Valencia, 46003, Spain
Tel: +34 96 388 3579
Full of impressive archaeological finds and remains, the Museum of Archeology is situated in the Beneficencia Cultural Centre. Containing many of the city's most precious excavated treasures, the 'museo' is known throughout Spain for its extensive collections, which clearly piece together the history and development of the region.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 14:30, 16:00 to 19:00; Sunday - 10:00 to 19:00
Admission: free

City Museum (Museo de la Ciudad)


Address: Plaza Arzobispo, 3, Valencia, 46003, Spain
Tel: +34 96 352 5478
The City Museum is dedicated to the history of the Valencia area and stands in the Old Quarter. With a host of information, displays and artefacts about the city's Roman past and earlier heritage, the Museo de la Ciudad contains many detailed scale models of important buildings and palaces, together with paintings and seasonal exhibitions.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 09:15 to 14:00, 17:00 to 21:00; Sunday - 09:15 to 14:00
Admission: free

Medical History Museum (Museo Histórico Médico)


Address: Avenida de Blasco Ibánez, 17, Valencia, 46010, Spain
Tel: +34 96 386 4164
Part of Valencia University's prestigious School of Medicine, the city's Medical History Museum is full of many ancient medical instruments, unusual medicines and information about natural remedies. With artefacts dating back as far as the 19th century, the 'museo' illustrates how medical science has advanced over the years.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 14:00
Admission: free






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