A City Open to Culture...

Palma, a city of cultural conservation and innovation. The great number of venues dedicated to the creation and conservation of culture and art make a big impression on the visitor.

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MUSEU DE Mallorca

Address: Carrer de la portella, 5
Housed in what was once the house of the Count of Ayamans, the museum displays collections of Archaeology, Fine Art and Decorative Art, as well as a magnificent collection of Gothic retables belonging to the Luliana Archaeological Society.

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10.00-19.00.
Sundays: 10.00-14.00.
Mondays and public holidays closed.
Admission 2,40 euro
Tel. (+34) 971 717540

FUNDACIÓ PILAR I JOAN MIRÓ

Address: Joan de Saridakis, 29
The Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró has a permanent exhibition of the Miró collection and temporary exhibitions of other artists' work. It consists of several buildings housing the galleries, studios, a library, document centre… The premises of the Foundation are the result of a design by the architect Rafael Moneo in 1992. Although Catalan, Joan Miró always had close ties with the island, finally settling down in Cala Major in 1956. The Foundation, established in 1981, is one outcome of these links. Today, the Foundation is also a dynamic cultural centre where cultural activities of every description are organised for young and old.

ACTIVITIES

The Foundation organises talks, courses, and seminars, as well as educational activities for children and young people. Tél. (+34) 971 701420.

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10.00- 18.00 (Winter) / 19.00 (Summer)
Sundays and public holidays: 10.00–15.00
Mondays: closed.
Admission–Residents: 1,80 euros. Non residents: 5 euros.

MUSEU DIOCESÀ

Address: Carrer d'en Calders, 2
Temporarily housed in St Peter's Chapel, in the 'Casa de la Iglesia' – the old seminary. Displays of works of art from the cathedral and churches and monasteries of Mallorca: Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque paintings and sculpture; silver and decorative art.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 10.00-13.00 & 16.00-19.00
Sunday and public holidays closed
Admission 2 euro
Tel. (+34) 971 213100


CASA MUSEU J. TORRENS LLADÓ

Address: Carrer de la Portella, 9
This gallery was opened in 2002 and exhibits both the house of the painter J. Torrents Lladó, as it was when he lived there, and over 100 of his paintings. There are also temporary exhibition rooms.

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 10.00 - 18.00
Saturdays: 10.00-14.00
Admission 3 euro
Tel. (+34) 971 729835

CAN MARQUÉS

Address: Carrer Zanglada, 2
This part of the building, which was previously joined to number 2 of the same street, conserves many Modernist details that are to be seen in the decoration of the courtyard and the stairway, which is the part of the original 17th century courtyard that has been most subject to change. At present the house can be visited as a museum.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 10.00-15.00
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays closed
Admission 6 euro

MUSEU DE LA SEU

Address: Plaça de l'Almoina
The museum is in the ground floor of the bell tower of the Cathedral (13th – 14th century) and both the chapterhouses: the Gothic 14th century one and the Baroque 18th century chapterhouse. It has a collection of Gothic sculpture, painting and silver, and Baroque sculpture and silver.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 10.00-18.15
Saturdays: 10.00-14.00
Tel. (+34) 971 723130

ES BALUARD

Address: Plaça de la Porta de Santa Catalina, 10
A variety of collections and visiting exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-20.00. Tel. (+34) 971 908200

MUSEU DE LA CIUTAT (CASTELL DE BELLVER)

Address: Camilo José Cela, s /n
This museum is inside Bellver castle and shows the visitor Palma's history and how the city evolved from the Bronze Age to the present day.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 8.00-19.15.
Admission: 1,80 euro
Tel. (+34) 971 730657

MUSEU MILITAR DE SANT CARLES

Address: Dic de l'Oest. Porto Pi
The defense tower of the harbor of Porto Pi, castle of Sant Carles, was constructed in the 18th Century. Inaugurated in 1981, the museum shelters a collection of war pieces and military weapons from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. It includes five exhibition rooms of old weapons.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.00-13.00
Saturdays: 10.00-13.00
Sundays and public holidays closed
Admission: 3 euro
Tel. (+34) 971 402145

Category: Palma