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TARRACO/MNAT

From 16 June 2018

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From 16/06/2018

Tinglado 4 in the Port of Tarragona

Moll de Costa. Port de Tarragona 43004 TarragonaHow to get there
An Evocative History

Systematically, and due to an innate vocation, any archaeological museum looks towards the past; not to remain in it, but to bring it into the present and turn it into an archaeological document –of whatever kind– and an instrument at the service of today’s society, conceptually and formally adjusted to its needs and requirements.
 
To do this, it is necessary to explore new territories and chart new courses in the search for formulas that allow the past to be inserted into present.
 
From the time it was founded, towards the end of the 3rd century BC, Tarraco played an important and uninterrupted role in introducing a new way of life and social organisation to the lands of the Iberian Peninsula. The legions charged with conquering and pacifying the territory penetrated Hispania through Tarraco, their military base; and all those cultural components that little by little would be assimilated by the indigenous population –the Iberians– and turn them into members of the great Latin community, integrated into its uses and customs, also arrived via Tarraco.
 
In its town planning, its official and domestic architecture, and its elements of day-to-day life, Tarraco became a faithful and accurate exponent of a culture that was part imposed and part celebrated. An exponent that many centuries later continues to offer us the keys –partial but always significant– to its comprehension.
 
A history that, therefore, allows our classical heritage to continue to engender emotions and knowledge, even today.

TARRACO/MNAT exhibition

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Tinglado 4 in the Port of Tarragona

Moll de Costa. Port de Tarragona 43004 Tarragona

January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December:
-Tuesday to Saturday: from 9.30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Sundays and holidays: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

June, July, August, September and Easter:
-Tuesday to Saturday: from 9.30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Sundays and holidays: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday: closed

Closed on the days: 25 and 26 December, 1 January and 1 May
Last visit: 15 'individual visit / 30' visits groups

 
Normal entrance: 4,50 € (*)

Reduced entrance: 3,50 €
Persons over 65
Persons under 25
Pensioners
Families (2 adults and one child or more)
Persons with disability certificate

Special reduced entrance: 2 €
School groups accompanied by a teacher with prior reservation (from 1st May to 31st August)
One-parent family card or large family card

Free entrance:
Persons under 8
Unemployed persons
ICOM or ICOMOS members
Associació de Museòlegs de Catalunya members
Professional tour guides
Teachers
School groups accompanied by a teacher with prior reservation

Free entrance last Tuesday of each month (between the months of October to June)

(*) The entrance price includes the Early-Christian Museum and Necropolis
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