Palau March Museum
If you are staying in one of our holiday villas in or near Palma, you may well want to explore the history and culture of Mallorca’s capital city.
With a visit to the Palau March Museum, you can connect with the artistic history of the island, as well as see sculpture and furniture found on the island. The museum is technically a palatial home once belonging to the March family, and the eclectic taste of the family patriarch Bartolomé March can be seen throughout in the design of the museum, and the collections it houses. Aside from the dazzling décor and stunning architecture, visitors will be able to view an impressive collection of art and historical works. If you are looking for a way to discover much about prominent Spanish artists as well as the former inhabitants of this beautiful building, make sure you pay Palau March a visit during a stay in a holiday villa in Palma.
What to see
Located near to Palma Cathedral, Palau March is home to a number of books as well as art collected by Bartolomé March.
Here, visitors can enjoy everything from modern sculpture to ancient religious sculpture, with numerous pieces on display both in the courtyard and indoors. Sculptures by celebrated artists including Auguste Rodin and Henry Moore are on display, as is art from notorious Spanish artists such as Josep Maria Sert and Salvador Dalí. One of Dali’s most famous exhibitions, “Alchemy and Eternity”, can be viewed here. Maps created by prolific Spanish cartographers, some of which date back to the 15th century are also on display. Book lovers will appreciate the many books, manuscripts and other written works, again many of which date back to between the 15th and 18th century.
Found in the heart of Palma, the museum is easy to access via public transit, by foot or by car. The opening times of the museum vary depending on the season, but Palau March is always closed on Sundays and public holidays. Children under 12 visit free, while general admission is €4.50. Discounts for seniors and students are available. To find out more about booking your stay near to Palau March in one of our many luxury holiday villas in Mallorca, get in touch with us today.
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