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Roman Theatre Museum

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By visiting the Museum of the Roman Theatre you will encounter one of the most surprising discoveries of the city in the last decades. Thanks to the ingenious design of the architect Rafael Moneo, you will start your tour of the Palace of Riquelme...more
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Plaza del Ayuntamiento No. 9, 30202 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 50 48 02
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All reviews roman theatre well worth a visit pink building stage area step back in time la catedral visiting cartagena walk around the main street other attractions multi ticket entrance fee great place to visit cruise ship on display steps site
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted not to buy a ticket to the museum, but climbed the stairs that enable you to see everything from the top. The Romans preferred building their theatres on a hilltop but close to none of them have been preserved: this is an excellent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I was disappointed to learn that the museum and amphitheater are closed on Mondays. We were visiting Cartagena as part of a cruise, and only had one day to visit. Not to worry!! The management of the museum opened up so that cruise...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! Highly recommend for anyone who appreciates history, architecture, and art. The kids weren’t super impressed obviously but it really doesn’t take that long to do the museum that takes you into the theatre so definitely manageable. I suggest getting a museum pass too...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HayleyMoh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A fabulous museum. Tells Roman history with some fascinating artefacts and a small cinema showing how the theatre was discovered and some history of it. As you read and look at all the beautiful treasures you are taken up into the building eventually coming out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 701kerrye
Reviewed November 6, 2018

visited this museum and was suprised at the expanse the romans skill in building these arenas wasnt hard to find bit deceptive as the entance is of the main square via house front which takes you to the site via tunnel and stairs parts of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevin m
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Cartagena is doing a great job of refurbishing the old ruins for perpetuity. Could have better directions to the sites but the streets are quite convoluted. Worth a visit for sure

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharonbader
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Although we have owned a home in Roda for a year now we had yet to do the "touristy things" in Cartagena. We decided to spend the night in the NH hotel and experience some of the sights. My mother in law has a bad...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find just of the Main Street into Cartagena and quite easily accessible. The museum has some interesting exhibits and some good graphics with video displays. The site is well maintained and the paths reasonable flat and well maintained. You can have a phone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nenners56
Reviewed November 2, 2018

we love ancient ruins and this is a grand one. not to be missed in this city filled with history of the Punic wars and the Romans and Carthaginias. We were lucky enough to be here for the reenactment of the Roman invasion. It seemed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jim m
Reviewed November 2, 2018

The museum entrance is off the main street, close to the harbour. There were some roman era artifacts in the museum leading to the theatre. You walk out into the theater about mid-level. Be warned. The steps down or up into the theatre are not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 3, 2018|
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Response from Dean L | Reviewed this property |
the underground car park by the marina is perfect and reasonable. park carefully at your discretion.
February 4, 2018|
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Response from Cartagena P | Property representative |
Hello Andreas, It is very easy, just 5 minutes from the port to the entrance of the Roman Theatre Museum at the City Hall Square. The fee is 6€ for adults and 5€ for children. Check the conditions in our website. Thank you.
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