Guía - Museums
These are the principal museums you must visit in Cadiz. For further information contact the Tourism local offices.
The NMAC Foundation – Contemporary Art
Situated in a rural setting, far from urban centres, the Foundation invites artists from all corners of the world to undertake site-specific projects in the form of installations, sculptures, photography, video-painting, performances and architectural projects within nature.
www.fundacionmac.com +34 956 45 51 34
The Rafael Alberti Museum Foundation
Rafael Alberti Foundation is located in El Puerto de Santa María, in a white and light-filled house of three floors, in a simple and typically Andalusian construction in which the poet lived as a child.
www.rafaelalberti.es +34 956 85 07 11
Museum of Equestrian Arts – Jerez de la Frontera
Museum of equestrian arts and carriages and horse riding school.
www.realescuela.org +34 956 31 96 35
Tavira Tower– Cádiz
Torre Tavira, named for its original owner, stands as the tallest remaining watchtower. It has a “cámara oscura” a room that uses the principal of the pinhole camera (and a specially-prepared convex lens) to project panoramic views of the Old City onto a concave disc.
www.torretavira.com +34 956 21 29 10
Roman Theatre Cadiz
Archaeological museum Jerez
The materials are mainly from the Jerez area.
On the ground floor, there are Paleolithic and Neolithic remains.
On the first floor, there are collections dating from the Copper Age -with an amazing Greek helmet from the 7th century B.C.- and remains from the Roman Visigothic age.
The second floor displays Muslim and Low Medieval remains
www.museoarqueologico.webjerez.com +34 956 14 95 60
It was built by order of Luciano Balbo "the Younger" in the 1st century BC, and is the second largest in the Roman world, surpassed only by the Theater of Pompey in Rome.
+34 956 26 47 34
Roman ancient town of Baelo Claudia
Baelo Claudia is the name of an ancient Roman town, located 22 km outside of Tarifa, near the village of Bolonia.
+34 956 68 85 30