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
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...).
This is one of the few examples of 13th-century dishes which have been conserved practically intact to the present day.More info
This kitchen was conceived by the museum's founder, González Martí, to recreate a typical Valencian kitchen decorated with tiles.More info
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.More info
This luxurious bedchamber has some really beautiful stucco work and is decorated with images connected with water and night.More info
This is a set of four panels on an allegorical theme with an exceptional pictorial quality.More info
This large Japanese pottery vase dates from the last third of the 19th century and features typical Satsuma-style decoration.More info
Picasso dedicated this piece “to the ceramics museum in Valencia”.More info
This is one of the best conserved examples of an 18th-century Spanish Berlin.More info
The relief figures decorating the fountain courtyard greet visitors as they enter the museum.More info
The alabaster façade of the Marquis Dos Aguas Palace is a magnificent example of the Valencian Baroque style.More info
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.).
Tuesday to Saturday
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Closing days: Monday
Admission free on Saturday afternoons, Sundays.
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