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Contact details

Calle Doctor Guardia, s/n
07701  Mahón, Maó, Minorca  (Balearic Islands)
lplantalamor@dgcultur.caib.es
http://dgcultur.caib.es/www/user/cultura/museus/museudemenorca/museudemenorca2.htm
Tel.:+34 971350955
Fax.:+34 971350565

Location

Autonomous region:
Balearic Islands

Province/Island:
Minorca

Menorca

Reservations



Description

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 two 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.

Designation:
Municipal museum

Content:
Archaeology


Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Oct 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 18:00 to 20:30


Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00


Public holidays and Sundays
From 10:00 to 14:00
Closing days: Monday, Public holidays


From Nov 01 to Mar 31
From Tuesday to Friday
From 09:30 to 14:00


From Saturday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00


Closing days: Monday, Public holidays


Prices

General: €2.40
Reduced: €1.20
Children: Admission free
Retired persons: Admission free
Groups: €1.80

Services

Conference room, Guided tours

Map