Tortosa Museum is located in the old municipal slaughterhouse. It is a modernist building designed by architect Pau Monguió which was built between 1906 and 1908 on land reclaimed from the Ebro.The enclosure, rectangular structure with pavilions, is delimited by an enclosing wall that opens onto the street through a gate to show the main facade. Inside the various pavilions are organized around a central body. The combined use of factory brick and glazed ceramic tile is inspired by Moorish architecture.
The Museum of Tortosa, aims to publicize the municipal collection, preserve and disseminate the cultural heritage and promote research.The permanent exhibition is divided into six areas where the history of Tortosa and its area of influence is explained, from prehistory to the present (I Origins, II The Iberians, III The Roman Dertosa, IV Turtuxa, V In the center of the Crown of Aragon and VI Modernity). The most representative of each historical period from the Museum's own collection, from individuals and other museums that have given in deposit exposed parts, such as the Prado, the MNAC, the Archaeological Museum of Tarragona and Museum of the Ebro.
The museum has an audio guide service that fifty stops and about 45 minutes from time, provides visitors more information about the contents of the exhibition and its most important parts.
From May 1 to September 30:
Closed on Monday.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 to 13:30h and from 17 to 20: 00h
Sundays and holidays: 10 to 13: 30h
Rest of the year:
Closed on Monday.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 to 13:30h and from 16 to 19:00h
Sundays and holidays: 11 to 13:30h
Closed on Mondays, 25th and 26th December, the 1st and 6th of January and the first Sunday in September.
General: 3 €
* Over 65 years: 2 €
* Large or single-parent families: € 2
* Disabled: 2 €
* Students: 2 €
* Sefarad card holders Card: 2 €
* Headlines Privilegium card, issued to Morella or Alcañíz: 2 €
* Tortosa Card holders: Free
* Tourist guides: Free
* Teachers: Free
* ICOM members: Free
Under 14 years: Free
* Members of the Club Super 3: Free
Groups between 15 i 49 people (per person): 2 €
Groups of 50 people or more (per person): 1 €
Last Sunday of the month: free
RATES FOR AUDIOGUIDE SERVICE: 1 €
For smaller groups to 30 people there is the possibility of hiring a tour at a price of 70 € museum admission; building characteristics are explained and a tour is conducted by different areas of the exhibition. Stakeholders have to address at firstname.lastname@example.org
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