Museums in Valencia

Museums in Valencia

Museums in Valencia

So you are in sunny and beautiful Valencia and excited to see some (old) culture of the city? Then don´t doubt to visit some museums in Valencia!

In this blog we will give you more information and advice about museums in Valencia that you should definitely visit before you leave! Since Valencia is an old city with a long history, there are many things to visit! Below you can find our 5 favorite museums in Valencia:

 

  • Museo de historia de Valencia: This museum is located in the old water station that used to supply the city, built in 1850. Made entirely from brick, it represents one of the most attractive examples of 19th-century industrial architecture, with a total 250 of columns. This many faceted museum features archaeological, pictorial, documentary, photographic and virtual exhibitions. Visitors can immerse themselves in the atmosphere of each era, get to know important historical figures and see what life was like in years gone by.

 

  • Museo Nacional de Cerámica Gonzalez Martí: The National Ceramics Museum Gonzalez Marti is housed in a palace that dates from the 15th century and was refurbished in 1740 on rococo style with a magnificent alabaster entrance. Inside, you can find the 18th century carriages, the 19th century rooms, medieval ceramics and an important collection of tiles made in the Royal Ceramics Factory in Alcora.

 

Museo Ceramica Valencia

 

 

  • Museo Convento del Carmen: The museum is stationed in the ancient rooms of the Carmen Convent – a spectacular feat of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. There is plenty of space for all kinds of interesting exhibitions with nothing in common. At present there are a number of temporary exhibition rooms and in the future there will be works by the great Valencian artists such as Sorolla and Benlliure.

 

  • Museo Fallero: The museum is stationed in the ancient rooms of the Carmen Convent – a spectacular feat of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. There is plenty of space for all kinds of interesting exhibitions with nothing in common. At present there are a number of temporary exhibition rooms and in the future there will be works by the great Valencian artists such as Sorolla and Benlliure.

 

  • Museo de las Ciencias Principe Felipe: is museum belongs to the City of Arts and Sciences complex. The building was designed by Santiago Calatrava and reminds a whale skeleton. This is one of those museums where forbidden NOT to touch. It is orientated to learning the sciences through experience, so everything is graphically displayed, with huge texts and pics, experiments, buttons to touch and experience… perfect to go with kids of 7-12 years!

 

Museums in Valencia

 

Ofcourse, there are many more museums in Valencia to visit like: Casa Museo Jose Benlliure, Museo Taurino, Museo de La Almoina, Museo Catedralicio Diocesano and many more!

We hoped this blog about museums in Valencia helped you to see the best culture of Valencia! And if you would like to get more information about culture in Valencia, please send us and an email: info@pickupvalencia.com
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