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Fascinating naval memorabilia

Although not a naval person this was a really interesting place to visit. It explains a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue G
Orihuela, Spain
Wow... Just... Wow

My wife and I toured the Naval Museum of Cartagena and it was fantastic. First thing is first, it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort McMurray, Canada
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Calle Menendez y Pelayo 8, 30205 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 12 71 38
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

It's free, but you are asked to volunteer with 3 euro payment. We volunteered and after the visit decided the museum exhibition was worth much more. Very informative, full exhibition, especially the hall of Isaac Peral with the first Spanish submarine from the 19 century!...More

3  Thank Indre K
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Some great model ships, especially the old galeons and such. Would have loved to have more information in english.

2  Thank 605richardh
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All reviews spanish navy model ships free entry main museum second building euro donation diving equipment check opening times a small gift shop large section naval base on display interesting place to visit well worth a visit very interesting museum few hours submarine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although not a naval person this was a really interesting place to visit. It explains a lot of naval history and covers vessels, submarines, mines, munitions, uniforms and medical instruments as well as beautifully made model ships. There are 2 parts to the museum so...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I toured the Naval Museum of Cartagena and it was fantastic. First thing is first, it was cheap, 3 Euro to get in, that's worth the price of admission considering what some places charge. You start off and kind of go through...More

Thank Montaya007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum centered on submarines and torpedoes. Additionally, there were many ship models. Models included sail, steam, and iron or steel ships. There was a good display of hand-held weapons and their bullets. There were a few other displays. There was sufficient information in English....More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Visited this museum last week as weather wasn't great but found it really interesting and definitely worth a visit

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This was an interesting find, only 3 euros for an adult and plenty to see if you are into boats and naval history. Probably not great for young children as there’s lots of things to see but not to be touched. It’s more reading than...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A nice naval museum. It is not that large so easy to see and an easy walk from the port. Very old first Spanish Submarine

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Interesting little museum which is well laid out with easy access. The bonus was free entry for the more mature of us.

Thank Nutstotravel
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A very interesting naval museum, charting the naval history of Cartagena. Next door is the first submarine built, super display. And it is free

1  Thank Philip D
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Museo Naval is located at the far end along the seaside promenade. Entry fee of 3 Euro to the museum is required. The museum structure has been used as barracks/prisons in the past and currently for the display of Spanish Naval development in the past...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We stopped in Cartagena on a cruise ship for a day. We walked from the marina to the museum, it's a very easy walk. The museum is very nice, we spent about 2 hours here. We are both prior US Navy and getting to see...More

Thank Karen B
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Tony R
20 November 2016|
Response from helenjanine | Reviewed this property |
The website says Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30 Daylight Savings Time. Monday through Friday, between 09.00 and 14.00 hours 
Tony R
20 November 2016|
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Response from Jan G | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are given on the museum website as 10am to 1.30pm and 4.30pm to 7pm Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 2pm Sunday, closed on Monday.