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Museo Nacional de Arqueologia Subacuatica

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Address: Paseo Alfonso XII, 22, 30202 Cartagena, Spain
Phone Number:
968 12 11 66
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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Wonderful museum with lots of hands on exhibits and displays for children. Very high tech and well designed. Great info on Phoenician, Roman and medieval sea travel and shipping.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful museum with lots of hands on exhibits and displays for children. Very high tech and well designed. Great info on Phoenician, Roman and medieval sea travel and shipping.

2 Thank ChelseaP365
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used the audio guides which were 2 euros but they were hardly needed such was the clear explanations on both English and Spanish. An enjoyable 3 hours.

Thank Peter H
Murcia, Spain
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Very interesting place with quite a lot of artifacts on display . Also have the silver coins recovered from a famous spanish ship and shows you areas where these artifact have been found with is very interesting for divers like myself .

Thank AdventureDiversSpain
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A good well thought out and compact museum. Well worth stopping by. Nicely divided into each historic stage.

Thank laterallife
Lewdown, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very good to place to visit, models were fantastic and submarine information very good well worth the visit.

Thank BobSue3
Skanor, Sweden
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It is a very beautiful museum and are probably best enjoyed by persons with a particular interest in marine archeology. ...or an interest in museum design. Nicely done!

Thank Calle47
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222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The entrance fee for this museum is 3 Euros with a reduced rate of 1.50 Euro. Entry is free on Saturday afternoons and all day Sunday. You can also book a free guided tour with a Spanish guide - 5 people minimum. The museum is closed on Mondays. Audio head phones in different languages are available. Wheelchairs are also available... More 

2 Thank Jo K
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fairly small museum with signs in English as well. Quizzes as you go. Attractive with large open spaces. It is situated near the cruise ship terminal. Free for seniors.

1 Thank Elga K
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We made a point of seeing this as I enjoy diving and we are sailors. The museum is located in the harbour area in a stunning building. It is extremely well laid out and tells the story of how relics were recovered from the days of just diving down with no equipment through to the Cousteau techniques used today. There... More 

Thank Traveller1reading
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very old trading vessels, explanation of ports and their workings, how the relics are found and uncovered under water, and a trove of silver coinage. Worth an hour of your time, close the the cruise ship dock.

1 Thank brwydave02

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