The diversity of cultures
This was the first anthropology museum established in Spain, in the year 1875.
Located in a 19th-century building, the museum presents an overview of different cultures, with a view to encouraging intercultural understanding and harmony. Its collections comprise items from different places in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Its exhibits and activities establish the cultural similarities and differences that exist throughout the World and foster tolerance towards other peoples and cultures.
Designation: National museum
Admission free on Saturdays after 2pm, Sundays and 18 April, 18 May, 12 October and 6 December.
From Tuesday to Saturday
Does not close at midday
From 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Public holidays and Sundays
From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Closing days: Monday
Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 24, 25 and 31 December; and two local holidays.
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