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Valencia Museums


Valencia Museums

Valencia has a large choice for those wishing to visit its museums. One will have to spend several days if wishing to visit all of these locations. The museums are typically housed in buildings of historical interest also, ranging from gothic style works of art to the ultra-modern glass facaded Science museum. A great part of Valencian history can be seen by visting the museums and a visit to the Archivo Del Reino De Valencia will certainly give you all the information that you require with regards to everything Valencian.
Many of the museums offer free entry or will charge a modest fee. In Valencia alone you will be able to see great works of art from the likes of Goya and if you fancy it, a visit to the Valencia Museums of Natural History which where you can sees the largest collection of insects and molluscs in the world.

San Luis Beltrán, 1; 46003 Valencia
The Almudin takes it name from the Arabic word for storehouse. It is used for contemporary art exhibitions. The building is located adjacent to the Plaza de la Virgen.
Opening hours: Tues – Sat 9.15 to 14.00 , 16.30 to 20.00 Sundays and Holidays 9.15 to 20.00
Entrance Fee: free

Archivo Del Reino De Valencia
Paseo Alameda, 22; 46010 Valencia
Exhibits the history of Valencia. TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION.
Opening hours: n/a
Entrance Fee: free

Bullfighting Museum (Museo Taurino)
Pasaje Doctor Serra, 10; 46004 Valencia
An entire history of bullfighting in Spain.
Opening hours: Tue – Sat 10.00 – 13.00 then 16.30 – 20.00 Sunday 11.00 – 14.00
Entrance Fee: free

City Museum (palacio Marqués Del Campo)
Plaza del Arzobispo, 3; 46003 Valencia
Containing the work of several Valencian artists. This 19th century building has been restored to it’s former glory.
Opening hours: Tues – Sat 9.15 – 14.00 then 16.30 – 20.00 Sun and Holidays 9.15 – 14.00
Entrance Fee: free

Ivam Modern Art Centre
Guillem de Castro, 118; 46003 Valencia
IVAM has a reputation as being one of the most important modern art museums. It displays a permanent exhibition of Pinazo and Julio González’s works.
Opening hours: Tues – Sun 10.00 – 22.00 Closed Mondays Fee is 2.10 for adults 1.05 children Info: Free entry on Sundays
Entrance Fee: 2.10

L´hemisféric & Science Museum
Avd. Autopista del Saler, 3; 46013 Valencia
Part of the Ciudad de las Arte y Sciencias. L’hemisferic has the Planetarium, IMAX surround cinema and the Laserium.
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 10.00 to 20.00 Entry Child/Student 11.50 ,Group discounts
Entrance Fee: 22.5

Military Historic Museum
General Gil Dolz, 8; 46010 Valencia
Exhibition of Spanish military history.
Opening hours: Tue – Sat 10.00 – 14.00 then 14.00 – 20.00 Sun and Holidays 10.00 – 14.00
Entrance Fee: free

Museo Del Arroz
Rosario, 3 46011 Valencia
A modern 20th century building that shows the rice mills from the middle of the century up to the seventies. Make a visit if you have the time. It is definitely more interesting than it sounds.
Opening hours: Tue – Sat 10.00 – 14.00 then 16:30 – 20:30 Sun and Holidays 10.00 – 15.00
Entrance Fee: free

Museo Del Gremio De Artistas Falleros
Avda. San José Artesano, 17 46025 Valencia
A fine collection of niñots that have survived the burning (La Crema) of the final night of Las Fallas. A photgraphic display nad video show Fallas’ over the past years.
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 9.15 to 1400 then 16.30 – 20.00 Sun. and Holidays 9.15 – 14.00
Entrance Fee: free

Natural Science Museum (Sciencias Naturale
Avda. General ElioAvda. General Elio, 1 (Viveros) 46
Natural history museum. It contains a permanent exhibtion of insects and molluscs from all over the world.
Opening hours: Tues – Sat 9.15 – 14.00 then 17.30 – 21.00
Entrance Fee: free

Valencia Museum Of Natural History
Paseo de la Pechina, 15; 46008 Valencia
Natural sciences, The history of life, Ecosystems and temporary exhibtions can be seen here.
Opening hours: Sat, Sun, Holidays 10.00 – 14.00
Other days – School Activities
Entrance Fee: 2.40

IVAM ~ Valencia Institute of Modern Art
C/Guillem de Castro, 118 / Tel: 963 863 000
The Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) is one of Spain’s most famous Art Galleries.
Situated in the trendy and fashionable area of Barrio del Carmen in the Old Quarter of Valencia.

Museo de Bellas Artes
C/San Pio V, 9 Tel: 963 605 793
This beautiful museum is located very close to the Turia Gardens and the Jardines del Real and easily reached from the historic quarter via the bridge at Pont de Fusta.
The museum contains works by Velazquez, Van Dyck, Goya and El Greco.
Free entry
Monday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm.
From Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Closed on January 1st and December 25th

Museo de Ciencias Naturals – Museum of Natural Sciences
C/General Elio
(Jardines de Real/Jardines de Viveros)
Tel: 963 525 478
This museum is in a lovely location in the beautiful Jardines de Real – (Royal Gardens).

Museo Nacional de Ceramica / Museum of Ceramics Valencia
Ceramics Museum (Palacio del Marques de Dos Aguas) Calle Poets Querol, 2 Tel: 96 351 63 92
The building is thought to have been constructed in the 15th century.
In the 18th century local sculptor, Hipólito Rovira, added the Churrigueresque doorway which as you can see is an amazing work of art.
Shortly after its completion Rivera went insane and committed suicide. The palace houses the palace apartments and a collection of ceramics from Spain and Valencia.
There is also a collection Manises which is where local ceramics are produced.

Museo del Carmen
The Convent of Carmen is now the ‘Center of Carmen’ and is linked to the Bellas Artes Museum de Valencia.
Calle Museo, 2 46003 Valencia Tel: 34 96 3152 024
Opening Hours : Tue – Sun 10am-8pm

Casa Museo Jose Benlliure
Calle Blanquerias 23 Tel: 96 391 1661 Closed Monday
Just past puente San Jose (San Jose bridge), is the lovely 19th century villa and garden of Valencian artist Jose Benlliure (1855-1937).

MUVIM (Close to Barrio del Carmen)
(Valencian Museum of the Enlightenment and Modernity)
c/ Guillen de Castro, 8

Museo de Prehistoria y Arqueología
36 Calle de La Corona 46003 Valencia Tel: +34 96 388 35 65
Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
The museum is in La Beneficencia Cultural Center in the Old Quarter of Valencia.

Cathedral Dioces Museum
Plaza de la Reina s/n 46003 Valencia

Cathedral of Valencia
Tel: 34 963 918 127 Fax: 34 963 918 120

Museo Arqueologico de la Almoina
The Almoina Archaeological Museum is just behind the Cathedral of Valencia in Plaza de La Almoina near Plaza de la Virgen.
Plaza de La Almoina, s/n
46003 – Valencia
Tel : +34 962 084 173

Times : Monday – Saturday from 9.30 am – 7 pm.
Sundays and bank holidays 9.30 am – 3 pm.
Single ticket: 2 Euros
Sundays and public holidays free entry. Guided visits only.

Casa Museo Semana Santa Marinera / Museum of the Mariner’s Holy Week
Rosario, 1 46011 Valencia
Tel: 34 963 525 478 ext 4079

History Museum
Next to al Parque de Cabecera
(Access from C/Valencia – entrada de Mislata)
Tel: 34 963 701 105/34 963 701 178

Centro de Exposicion y Museo Lladro
Lladro Museum and Exhibition Center Ctra.
Alboraya, s/n. 46016 Tavernes Blanques (Valencia)
Tel: 900 211 010/34 963 187 008

Museo del Gremio de Artistas Falleros
Avda. San José Artesano, 17 46025 Valencia
Tel: 34 963 476 585 Fax: 34 963 487 408

The Fallas Museum
Plaza Monteolivete, 4 46006 Valencia
Tel: 34 963 525 478 ext 4625 Fax: 34 963 941 934

Bullfighting Museum
The museum is located on Xativa street opposite Xativa metro stop close to Estacion del Norte.
Pasaje Doctor Serra, 10 / 46004 Valencia
Tel: 34 963 883 738/34 963 883 737 / Fax: 34 963 883 740

House of the America’s Cup
Puerto de Valencia Muelle de la Aduana, s/n (entre Edificio del Reloj y Tinglado 2)

Reales Atarazanas (The Royal Shipyards)
Pl. Juan Antonio Benlliure, s/n 46011 Valencia
Tel: 34 963 525 478 Ext 4299 Fax: 34 963 539 977

Blasco Ibanez Museum
Isabel de Villena, 157 46011 Valencia
Tel: 34 963 525 478 ext 2586 Fax 34 963 564 786

San Miguel de los Reyes Monastery
Valencia Library
Avda. de la Constitución, 284 46019 Valencia
Tel: 34 963 874 000 Fax: 34 963 874 037

El Museo de la Ciencias Príncipe Felipe (Science Museum)
Avd. Autopista del Saler, 5 46013 Valencia
Tel: 34 902 100 031
The Science Museum (El Museo de la Ciencias Príncipe Felipe) is at the City of Arts and Sciences and is spread over three floors. There are permanent and traveling thematic exhibitions related to the world of science and avant-garde technology. The museum opened on 13 November 2000. Exhibitions such as ‘Towards the Cosmos’ and ‘Life and Genome’ have introduced many to the universe and origin of life.