Museum visitors have a wide choice in Valencia, as shown by the following notes on opportunities for an interesting use of your free time.
Permanent exhibition of sculptures by Julio González and regular temporary exhibitions by some of today's leading avant-garde representatives of the arts.
Outstanding works from the Valencian School: Joan de Joanes, Ribalta, Espillosa, Vicente López, Sorolla, Pinazo, etc. International works such as Velázquez's self-portrait, works by Pinturicchio, Andrea del Sarto, Van Dyck, Murillo, El Greco, Goya, etc. In the sculpture pavilion, you'll see interesting examples of contemporary art and an important archeological collection.
Housed in the Palace of the Marqués de Dos Aguas, with a façade in the churrigueresque style, this museum offer an overview of outstanding works in ceramics from Manises, Paterna and Alcora.
Of note are the works by Almedina, Joanes, Goya, Jacomart, Alonso Cano and Orrente.
Contains a collection ol insects and fossils. The most important museum exhibited is the skeleton of a megatherium.
A collection worthy of mention, including works by El Greco and early Flemish painters.
A view of the Paleolithic including a range of curious remains and fossils.
One of the oldest and most impressive in Spain, with a variety of bullfighting memorabilia from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
The Ninots ( 27Kb ) are the cartoon-like figures or statuettes decorating the monumental Valencian falla. Each year, since 1934, the cream of the crop have been saved from the roaring flames and kept in this museum, together with posters, photographs and other objects connected with the fallas.
Located in the Ayuntamiento(City Hall), the museum has a collection of historical objects, including the Senyera ( 30Kb ) (the regional flag), the pennant of James I the Conquerer ( 23Kb ) ,the 15th century Flemish tablet of the Final Judgement and a series of antique books and guild memorabilia.
Contains the works of this wellknown Valencian artist, along with ceramics and objects from the epoch.
Located in the Torres de Serranos ( 44Kb ) (the east gateway to the ancient city), this exposition presents a valuable collection of amphorae and other archeological objects brought up from the Mediterranean seabed, as well as an attractive shipmodel display.
Holds an archeological collection illustrating the pre-Roman age and the founding of the city, and a part of the municipal art gallery. It also contains a permanent exhibition of Christian Valencia in the XIII th and XIV th centuries .