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Minorca Museum

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  • Cloister in the Minorca Museum. Maó, Minorca © Ministerio de Cultura

    Cloister in the Minorca Museum. Maó, Minorca © Ministerio de Cultura

  • 'Warehouses in the port of Maó', Minorca Museum. Maó, Minorca © Ministerio de Cultura

    'Warehouses in the port of Maó', Minorca Museum. Maó, Minorca © Ministerio de Cultura

  

Category

Archaeological

Owner

State
Calle Doctor Guardia, s/n
07701 Mahón, Maó
Minorca, Balearic Islands

The history of Minorca

This museum is located in an old Franciscan convent, a Baroque building from the end of the 17th century.

Its heritage collection, with items discovered around the island, is a chance to explore the history of Minorca. The exhibits are distributed over three floors. On the first floor there are items related to pre-Talayotic culture, Talayotic culture up to the Roman conquest, and the Roman and Byzantine periods. On the second floor you can see the following topics: History of the Convent, the Moorish period, 18th-century Minorca, Painters and Maó Port, Maps of Minorca, Minorca in the 19th and 20th centuries, and 20th century paintings. On the ground floor you will find the assembly room and two temporary exhibition rooms.

Essential works

Collections

The museum's collection is part of the collective catalogue of the Digital Network of Spanish Museum Collections (CERES), conceived as a space for dissemination which enables visitors to browse the various museum collections using the identifying features of each item (author, type of object, iconography, etc.).


Come and visit

Timetables

Apr 01 to Oct 31

Tuesday to Saturday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Sunday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Monday and Public holidays

Nov 01 to Mar 31

Tuesday to Friday

9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Saturday to Sunday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Monday and Public holidays

Rates

General: €2.40

Reduced: €1.20

Children: Free admission

Retired persons: Free admission

Groups: €1.80

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