More than 45 museums in Valencia await you to be visited and discovered, but this time we are only going to talk about five of them, essential in your visit to the city. Enjoy art and culture through the tours of these museums. The Museum of Fine Arts is located on Calle San Pío V in the Colegio Seminario de San Pío V. The building is located opposite the left bank of the old Turia riverbed, between the Trinidad and Real bridges. It is one of the most important art galleries in Spain and we can see works by artists such as Pedro Berruguete, Titian, El Greco, Pinturicchio, Francisco Ribalata, José de Ribera, Velázquez (Self-portrait), Murillo, Juan de Valdés Leal, Giordano, Goya, Van Dyck, Alonso Cano, Madrazo, Zuloaga or Sorolla. Admission is free every day. The National Museum of Ceramics is located in Poeta Querol, in the Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas. During your visit you can admire an important collection of pieces that range from medieval times to modern times. No less impressive is the alabaster façade and the interior of the building, where there are still carriages from the period and some rooms have the original decoration. Also note that at the end of the tour there is a reconstruction of a typical Valencian kitchen. Undoubtedly one of the most attractive museums in Valencia.
The Valencian Institute of Modern Art is at Calle Guillen de Castro, 118. Admission is free on Sundays. It contains an impressive permanent collection, with more than 11,000 works ranging from painting, sculpture, photography, video, drawing or installation. This part can be removed if it is too long: The collection is structured around eight central axes: Julio González and Ignacio Pinazo, who are the two fundamental references at the beginning of Modernity, Analytical Abstraction, Dream Poetics and Dada, Gestuality Informalist, Reality and its Chronicles, Urban Cartographies, Individual Mythologies and Contemporaneities 1980-2010.
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The Príncipe Felipe Science Museum is located in a spectacular building designed by Santiago Calatrava in the City of Arts and Sciences. Inside we can enjoy exhibitions related to the world of science, technology and the environment. You can also attend numerous activities, many of them for children, screenings and workshops. The Valencian Museum of Illustration and Modernity or MuVIM develops a wide program of activities, educational workshops, film cycles, conferences, congresses and presentations. It has a permanent exhibition, "The adventure of thought" but usually has some original temporary exhibitions. Admission is free on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. If you have liked these museums in Valencia, you will surely make plans to come and see them. We will be delighted to welcome you at any of our hotels in the city center. Comfortable and at the best price.