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Plaza Bas­tar­reche s/n 96 850 64 83


Ctra Carta­gena 116. 96 816 88 56


Carta­gena archaeological mu­seum Calle San­ti­ago Ramón y Ca­jal 44, close to El Corte Inglés shop­ping cen­tre. Tues­days to Fri­days from 10.00-14.00 and 17.00-20.00 and Satur­days and Sun­days from 11.00-14.00

ARQUA mu­seum Paseo del Muelle Al­fonso XII, 22. Fea­tur­ing a per­ma­nent ex­hi­bi­tion of the trea­sures re­cov­ered from the frigate Nues­tra Señora de Mercedes. The frigate was sunk by the Bri­tish navy off the south coast of Por­tu­gal on Oc­to­ber 5, 1804 dur­ing the Bat­tle of Cape Santa Maria. ARQUA is open to the pub­lic from Tues­day to Sat­ur­day from 10.00-21.00 and Sun­days and bank hol­i­days from 10.00-15.00. It is closed on Mon­days. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion is €3, how­ever en­try is free ev­ery Sat­ur­day from 14.00 and all day ev­ery Sun­day 96 812 11 66 in­for­ma­ Ro­man the­atre mu­seum Carta­gena mu­seum of con­tem­po­rary art (MURAM) Pala­cio de Aguirre. Plaza de la Merced, 15/16 Tues­days to Satur­days from 11.00-14.00 and 17.00-20.00 and Sun­days from 11.00-14.00

Naval mu­seum at Muelle de Al­fonso XII. Open from Mon­day to Fri­day from 09.00-14.00. Closed week­ends and bank hol­i­days

Liv­ing glass mu­seum Santa Lu­cia district of Carta­gena. Thurs­day to Sat­ur­day 09.00 to 13.30. Glass blow­ing dis­plays Sat­ur­day from 11.00


Castillo de la Con­cep­ción of­fers au­dio guides in English, French and Span­ish in or­der to im­prove vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion. For a fee of €2, the guides of­fer visi­tors a full his­tory of the city, plus in­for­ma­tion on the cas­tle it­self, which is one of the city's old­est de­fences.

The old Castil­li­tos bat­tery at Cabo Tiñoso on the Mur­cia coast be­tween Carta­gena and Mazarrón Pu­nic Wall For­tuna Ro­man Villa Muelle Al­fonso XII ma­rina Pala­cio Con­sis­to­rial (city hall)


Last Sat­ur­day of each month: Guided vis­its to the Cueva Vic­to­ria (Vic­to­ria cave) pa­le­on­to­log­i­cal ex­ca­va­tions near Estre­cho de San Gines at the Mar Menor. The ex­ca­va­tions have un­earthed fos­sils dat­ing back around 900,000 years. The cave’s value lies in the ap­pear­ance of abun­dant amounts of wildlife and hu­man re­mains. Places on the tour, which is in Span­ish, can be re­served

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