Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Palacio Pascual de Riquelme
Cartagena, Murcia  (Murcia)
Tel.:+34 968525149
Fax.:+34 968525161




An example of Roman Cartagena’s monuments and architecture

The museum exhibits items discovered in excavations in the area of the Roman Theatre in Cartagena, built between the 5th and 1st centuries BC.

The museum is part of an integral project carried out by architect Rafael Moneo that comprises the restoration of part of the city of Cartagena and its Roman Theatre, which had remained hidden for several centuries. The museum is divided between two buildings and contains archaeological items accompanied by panels explaining the Theatre’s restoration, permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as archive and study rooms. The visit to the museum includes a guided tour of part of the city and inside the Roman Theatre itself. It has capacity for 6,000 people and played an important role at the time of Ancient Rome. It has characteristic raked seating excavated out of the rock, a wealth of decoration and a stage measuring more than 43 metres in length.

  • Artistieke periode: Classical-Roman
  • Inhoud: Archaeology

Praktische informatie


  • Vanaf 01 May tot 30 Sep
  • Van Dinsdag tot Zaterdag Van 10:00 tot 20:00
  • Zondag Van 10:00 tot 14:00
  • Vanaf 01 Oct tot 01 May
  • Van Dinsdag tot Zaterdag Van 10:00 tot 18:00
  • Zondag Van 10:00 tot 14:00
  • Sluitingsdagen: Maandag


  • Algemeen: 6€
  • Studenten: 5€
  • Gepensioneerden: 5€
  • Personen met een handicap: 5€
  • Grote gezinnen: 5€


WAT IS ER IN DE BUURT? (in een straal van 2 km)