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González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts

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  • Ballroom in the palace. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts ©Ministerio de Cultura

    Ballroom in the palace. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts ©Ministerio de Cultura

  • Carriage. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts © Turespaña

    Carriage. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts © Turespaña

  

Category

House-museum

Owner

State
Calle Poeta Querol 2
46002 Valencia
Valencia

Telephone+34 963516392

Fax+34 963513512

E-mailinformacion@mceramica.mcu.es

Websitehttp://mnceramica.mcu.es

The gateway of Valencia

Situated in the Palace of the Marquis of Dos Aguas, the González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts is the result of the passion for ceramics and collecting of the founder (González Martí).

When you walk through the alabaster door of the palace, a veritable Valencian baroque gem and an undisputable symbol of the city, you will discover sumptuous palace rooms with original furniture, 18th-century carriages, a collection of paintings by Ignacio Pinazo, gold items, furniture, jewellery, tapestry, etc., and of course, magnificent examples of ceramic pieces, mainly from the Region of Valencia (Paterna, Manises, Alcora...).

Essential works

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  • Dish. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    Dish

    This is one of the few examples of 13th-century dishes which have been conserved practically intact to the present day.

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  • Bargueño desk. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    Bargueño desk

    This is one of the most emblematic pieces of furniture in the museum.

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  • Valencian kitchen. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    Valencian kitchen

    This kitchen was conceived by the museum's founder, González Martí, to recreate a typical Valencian kitchen decorated with tiles.

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  • Staircase dome. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    Staircase Dome

    The dome, together with the façade and the Nymphs Carriage, are all that remain of the 18th century renovation work done on the palace. This magnificent work is set over the main staircase.

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  • Marquises' bedchamber. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Marquis and Marchioness's bedchamber

    This luxurious bedchamber has some really beautiful stucco work and is decorated with images connected with water and night.

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  • 'Water' ceramic plaque. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    Air, water, earth and fire

    This is a set of four panels on an allegorical theme with an exceptional pictorial quality.

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  • 'Satsuma vase'. Front view © Ministerio de Cultura

    Satsuma vase

    This large Japanese pottery vase dates from the last third of the 19th century and features typical Satsuma-style decoration.

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  • Pablo Ruiz Picasso. «The goat». González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © De las reproducciones autorizadas, VEGAP, 2011

    The goat

    Picasso dedicated this piece “to the ceramics museum in Valencia”.

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  • 'The nymphs' carriage'. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    The nymphs' carriage

    This is one of the best conserved examples of an 18th-century Spanish Berlin.

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  • Tiled panel. González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts. Valencia © Ministerio de Cultura

    Panel of tiles with hunting and fishing scenes

    This is one of the best examples of Valencian tile work from the late 18th century.

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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

Tuesday to Saturday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

General: €3

Reduced: €1,50

Admission free on Saturday afternoons, Sundays.

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