The 5 must-visit museums of Majorca

Top 5 museums in Mallorca: Discover the art and culture this diverse island has to offer.
The island of Mallorca is overflowing with rich and interesting history. Discover everything from ancient artifacts from the successive cultures of the island tribes to famous works of artists such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. 

Museu de Mallorca

Situated in a 17th century palace, this destination is as important as it is grand. Seen as the biggest and most significant museum on the island, Museu de Mallorca has several collections on display and thousands of exhibitions. Experience Mallorca’s history like never before, from ancient artifacts of the successive cultures on the island, to models of life thousands of years ago.

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Museu d‘Art Espanyol Contemporani

Translated to the Museum of Contemporary Spanish Art, this museum represents the most prodigious and talented Spanish artists in the world, including Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. Due to recent expansions and renovations, it now has major exhibition space, which it uses to show off paintings, drawings and sculptures of fifty artists. Located in central Palma, the eighteenth-century building alone is a sight to be seen, with sweeping staircases and sun-kissed exhibition areas.

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Es Baluard Museau

Hosted in a former military fortress from the 16th century, this cultural institution has a wide array of Balearic and Mediterranean art. Works of Joan Miro, Picasso, Gaughin, and Cezanne have been featured here. With a touch of contemporary design in its exhibitions, this charmingly beautiful museum contrasts nicely to a fantastic view overlooking the sea. Its location in the center of town makes it a must-see destination.

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Fundacio La Caixa

The Fundacio La Caixi is located in one of the most important buildings in the country, formerly known as the Gran Hotel. It is now one of the most architecturally beautiful buildings on the island, hosting exhibitions unlike any other. Works of Rembrandt and Rodin have both been featured in its halls, in addition to a library specializing in contemporary art and a café-restaurant overlooking central Palma.

CCA Andratx Art Centre

Seen as one of the largest contemporary art exhibitions in the Balearic Island as well as the rest of Europe, this museum will surely impress. The building reflects the style of art it holds, built with a minimal but established touch. Guided tours are available, in addition to a small café where you can enjoy a coffee after a day of exploring the culture of Mallorca.

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