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Museen - Geschichte

Geschichte , Ausstellungen


Auf Menorca gibt es viele Museen, Bibliotheken, Galerien und Ausstellungen (vor allem im Sommer), die die Geschichte der Insel zeigen. Sehenswert sind die prähistorischen Ausgrabungsstätten und Baudenkmäler, die Sie an weit über 1000 Stellen der Insel vorfinden - Taulas, Talayots und Navetas genannt.

La Mola Fortress

A walk through the island's history. Open daily 1000-2000 hrs. Guided tour in Spanish and English 1030 hrs. by prior booking. Audioguide tours in Catalan, Spanish, English, German and Italian. For further information or reservations tel. 971 364 040/686 659 400 (all staff speak English) or contact info@fortalesalamola.com or visit www.fortalesalamola.com

Menorca Museum (Maò Mahon)

Permanent exhibitions of the island's early inhabitants (Talayotic, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic eras) and art from the 18th to 20th centuries.

Museu de Menorca

Also temporary exhibitions. Open mornings Tues. to Sun. 1000-1400 hrs., evenings Tues. to Sat. 1800-2030 hrs. Closed Mon. and public holidays. For information tel. 971 350 955.

Museum (Ciutadella)

The museum is located in the Sa Font Bastion, built in 1677 on cliffs alongside the port. Permanent collection from the island's first settlers, the pre-Talayotic and Talayotic cultures, the Roman and Moorish periods, through to the island's integration into the kingdom of Aragon in 1287. The exhibition includes palaeontological remains, jewelry and everyday objects.

October to 30 April, Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-2pm. 1 May to 30 September: 10am-2pm and 6-9pm. Closed: Mondays, Sundays and public holidays. Carrer de Portal de la Font S/N 07760

Teatre Principal

Costa d en Deia, 40. For information tel. 971 355 602. Hernandez Sanz-Hernandez Mora Museum Claustre del Carme, 5. Open Mon. to Sun. 1000-1300 hrs. and Mon. to Fri. 1800-2100 hrs. Entrance free. Tel. 971 350 597. Rubió i Tudurí Park Open Tues. to Sat. 1000-1300 hrs. and 1700-2000 hrs., Sun. 1000-1300 hrs. Closed Mon.

Sa Albufera des Grau

Guided visits of approximately 2 hrs. 30 mins. on Sat. mornings for groups of more than 6, pre-booked. Tel. 971 356 302 or 609 601 249. Visits free.

Trepucò Talayotic village

Cami de Gràcia, Trepucò, Maò. Open Tues. to Sat. 1000-1315 hrs. and 1800-2000 hrs., Sun. 0930-1500 hrs., Mon. no information service. Entrance 1.80 euros, Sun. free.

Ciutadella Cathedral

Open 0830-1300 hrs. and 1800-2100 hrs. Diocesan Museum of Menorca Calle Seminari, 9.

Bastiò de sa Font Municipal Museum

Permanent archaeological exhibition. Open Tues. to Sat. 1000-1400 hrs. (Entrance free on Weds.) Closed Sun., Mon. and public holidays.

Sa Hostal Quarries (Lìthica)

Lìthica, Cami Vell km. 1. Former quarry and botanical garden circuit. Open Mon. to Fri. 0930-1430 hrs.; weekends and Public Holidays 0930 hrs. until sunset. Entrance free.

Sant Joan de Missa Chapel

Visits on Mon. 1600-1900 hrs. Artist Torrent s House Museum Calle Sant Rafel, 11. Fri. and Sat. 1900-2100 hrs. Entrance free.

Naveta des Tudons

Pre-talayotic burial monument. Maò-Ciutadella road, km. 40. Open Tues. to Sat. 0915-2030 hrs., Sun. and Mon. 0930-1500 hrs. Entrance 2 euros, free on Sun.

Binisuès Museum Maò-Ciutadella road, km. 31.6, taking the Cami dels Alocs turning. Exhibition of antiques and agricultural items. Tel. 971 380 056.

Menorca Military History Museum - Es Castell

Open Mon., Weds. and Fri. 1000-1300 hrs. and first Sun. of the month.

Fort Marlborough

Cala de Sant Esteve, Es Castell. Early 18th century fort built by the British. Open Tues. to Sat. 0930-2015 hrs., Sun. and Mon. 0930-1430 hrs. Entrance 3 euros, Sun. free.

Cap de Cavalleria Ecomuseum

Sta. Teresa Estate-Port de Sanitja. ES MERCADAL The archaeology, ethnology and nature of Cap de Cavalleria, with the exhibition  A World to Discover . Until July open 1000-1930 hrs. For information tel. 971 359 999.

Sa Farinera de sa Aranjì Ethnological Museum

On the main road between Maò and Es Mercadal. Open Tues., Fri. and Sat. 0900-1400 hrs. For information tel. 971 154 308.

Island Handicrafts Center (Centre Artensal)

Located in Es Mercadel. A centre to preserve and promote the island's traditional handicarfts (ceramics, leatherwork) . With shop, permanent exhibition area, audio visual explainations. Built for the islanders so no 'tacky' souvenir items but genuine handmade craft items.

Open from May to October 1000-1400 hrs. and 1700-2000 hrs. (July and August 1800-2100 hrs.) Sat. throughout the year open 1000-1300 hrs. Entrance free.

www.artesaniademenorca.com

Menorca Nature Centre

Carrer Mallorca, 2. Seasonal exhibitions. Open Sat. 1000-1300 hrs. and 1730-2030 hrs., Sun. 1000-1300 hrs. For further information tel. 971 374 505 or 971 350 762.

Hort Sant Patrici

Exhibition of Menorcan cheese-making, botanical gardens and sculptures. Open to the public Mon. to Sat. 0900-1300 hrs. and 1630-2000 hrs. For further information tel. 971 373 702.

Molì de Dalt Ethnological Museum

Sant Lluis Open Mon. to Fri. 1000-1400 hrs., Sat. 1000-1300 hrs.

Torre d en Galmès

Carretera de Son Bou, Alaior. Talayotic village with Information Centre. Open Tues. to Sat. 0915-2045 hrs., Sun. 0915-1500 hrs., Mon. 0900-1500 hrs. Entrance 3 euros, free on Sun.

Torre de Fornells

Early 19th century defence tower constructed by the British at Punta de sa Torre. Open Tues. to Fri. 1000-1530 hrs., Sat. and Sun. 1000-1500 hrs., closed Mon. free on Sun.

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