Besides the beaches, the coves and the picturesque villages, Majorca has an impressive culture and history that can be discovered visiting its museums.
Museo de Mallorca
C/ Portella 5, Palma.
Tel: (+34) 971 717 540
The Museo de Mallorca is housed in one of Palma’s palaces, the Palacio de los Condes de Ayamans, dating from the XVI century and commonly known with the name of Ca la Gran Cristiana. It presents an overview of the history of Majorca.
Catedral and Museu Catedral
Plaça de l’Almoina, Palma.
Tel: (+34) 902 022 445
Dating from the XVI century, the Cathedral is one of the largest and most beautiful examples of the Gothic style in the world.
Situated on the ground floor of the Cathedral belfry (XIII-XIV century) and in the two chapter houses, the museum houses Gothic and Baroque sculptures and paintings.
Porta Santa Catalina s/n, Palma,
Tel: (+34) 971 908 200
Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani of Palma is located inside the perimeter of the bastion of Sant Pere, which is part of the Renaissance city walls which surrounded the city of Palma until the beginning of XX century.
C/ Sant Miquel 11, Palma,
Tel: (+34) 971 713 515
The Fundación March regularly organizes international exhibitions dedicated to artists and artistic movements, mainly of the XX century. Courses, lectures and concerts are also held here.
The Arab Baths
Calle Can Serra 7, Palma
Tel: (+34) 971 721 549
The X century Arab Baths are one of the few survived monuments of the Arab city of Medina Mayurqa. According to historians, they were probably part of a nobleman’s house.
Museo Militar San Carlos
Dique del Oeste, Palma.
Tel: (+34) 971 402 145
The Museum contains a large sample of handguns, rifles, mortars, materials engineers, mapping dating from the XIX century, uniforms, guns, and personal recollections of General Weyler.
Carrer Mirador, 5 (Bishop’s Palace), Palma
Tel: (+34) 971723860
The museum, opened in 1916 and recently reopened after six years of rehabilitation, presents around 200 works of religious art and offers the visitors a historical overview of Christianity in Majorca.