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If you are on holiday on the Costa Brava, you should visit one of the five reference museums.

Palamós Fishing Museum

The choir fishing museum in the fishing port of Palamós contains exhibits that show the relationship between people and the sea. The approach is open, participatory and explanatory, so that visitors feel connected to the story, revolve around fishing and fishing and leave the museum with a new perspective on this activity.

The purpose of the museum is to create a dialogue between fishermen and society; to preserve the centuries-old traditions between man and sea and to discover the fascinating and fragile world of the natural, social and cultural heritage of fishermen and anglers.

Palafrugell Cork Museum

The purpose of the Cork Museum is to interpret and disseminate the heritage and areas associated with the Catalan fishing world. The museum is housed in a building that was a modernist factory designed by General Guitart and built between 1900 and 1907, which currently houses several exhibition areas around a small cork oak forest. The museum offers a distilled taste of the cork oak forest, cork, its craft and industrial transformations into various objects and also through an audiovisual presentation the unique history of the largest cork oak factory in Spain and one of the most important in the world. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions such as activities and workshops for children and families and has a cork shop.

Archaeological Museum of Catalonia. Located in Empúries.

It is one of the most important museums in the country. The condition is very unique: the most important Greco-Roman archaeological site in Catalonia. Streets, temples and frames with more than 2,000 years of history preserve the legacy of the ancient Iberian, Greek and Roman civilizations that lived together. Ampurias offers a privileged and unique show of our past and also a unique opportunity to get to know first hand the culture, history and art of our ancestors.

MAC headquarters in Ampurias offers visitors an exciting and enriching experience. A visit to the city of Greece - the only one preserved on the Iberian Peninsula - and the city of Rome ends with a visit to the museum, where you will see objects that represent the history of the place, discovered over a hundred years. excavations Ampurias. MAC Ampurias is a privileged place to understand the development of Greek urban planning on the western tip of the Mediterranean, as well as to analyze Roman urban planning at the end of the republic and subsequent changes during the empire.

Lloret Sea Museum

The Maritime Museum is located in Can Garriga, a three-story Native American building with great historical and monumental value, purchased by the city council in 1981. The museum houses an important collection of ship models and other artefacts. things and materials related to the world. on a journey that has contributed to the communication of the culture and history of Lloret. The itinerary is divided into five areas: Children of the Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Sea Gate, Lloret separated from the boats and most of the coast. A visit to the museum through the five places mentioned above as a journey begins with memories of the inner relationship between the city and the sea.

Archaeological Museum of Catalonia. web Ullastret
Another important museum in the country is called the Archaeological Museum of Catalonia in Ullastret. The Iberian settlement of Puig de Sant Andreu de Ullastret is the largest in Catalonia and, with the neighbouring purple settlement of Reixac, has become a real city, the capital of the Iberian Indiket tribe. The first Iberian settlement of Ullastret dates from the first half of the 6th century BC, although this area is associated with earlier settlements from the Early Iron Age. It was an auronate settlement reinforced by a large wall, allowing control of the surrounding area.

The visit to the Iberian Ullastret site ends with a visit to the museum, where the most important archeological finds of the site can be seen. The urban division of the settlement is rather an oppidum, a fortified enclosure on a hill, with roads adapted to the slopes and uneven terrain.