The Provincial Archaeology Museum MARQ

 

Created in 1932, MARQ museum was originally located on the ground floor of the Provincial Council building on Avenida de la Estación avenue in Alicante. In 2002 it was transferred to the former site of the San Juan de Dios provincial hospital.

Visitors to this highly innovative and visual museum can enjoy an avant-garde approach to archaeology supported by modern audiovisual techniques.

Its exhibits stretch from the Palaeolithic through to Contemporary Modern Culture, tracing the history of Alicante.

Created in 1932, this museum was originally located on the ground floor of the Provincial Council building on Avenida de la Estación avenue in Alicante. In 2002 it was transferred to the former site of the San Juan de Dios provincial hospital.

Visitors to this highly innovative and visual museum can enjoy an avant-garde approach to archaeology supported by modern audiovisual techniques.

Its exhibits stretch from the Palaeolithic through to Contemporary Modern Culture, tracing the history of Alicante.

Opening hours

Summer (15th of June to 15th of September):

  • Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10am to 2pm and 6 pm to 10 pm.
  • Sundays and bank holidays from 10am to 2pm.

Rest of the year:

  • Tuesday to Friday  from 10am to 7pm.
  • Saturday from 10am to 8.30pm
  • Sunday and bank holidays from 10am to 2pm.

Ticket selling

REGULAR PRICE: MARQ standard ticket:  3 €

REDUCED-PRICE TICKET* : 

  • MARQ reduced-price ticket: 1,50€
  • Reduced-price combined ticket (MARQ + LUCENTUM + ILLETA DELS BANYETS).- 2,20€ (one-month validity)
  • Reduced-price tickets applicable to: Students, Carnet Jove, pensioners & over 65.

FREE TICKETS*

Free tickets applicable to: Childrens under 8 years old, unemployed people, “Become a Friends of MARQ” card holders, MARQ FOUNDATION patrons and benefactors, ICOM membership, teachers, journalists, Tourist qualified guides, disabled people (in agreement with the definition that realizes the article 1.2 of the Law 51/2003, of December 2, of equality of opportunities, not discrimination and universal accesibility of the persons with disability)

*In reduced-price tickets and free tickets, it’s necessary to present the corresponding accreditation in the ticket office of  MARQ and/or archaeological sites.

  • FAMILY TICKET : Free tickets for all childrens under 16 years old (acompanied by their parents)
  • SINGLE PRICE: On Sundays & holidays, the single price is applied: 1,50€ ticket/per person.

COMPLEMENTS FOR VISITING MARQ

  • Guided Tours: 1.50€ per person (applicable to over 7 years old)
  • Basement of MARQ guided tour (scientific laboratory, room of restoration, store of ceramics): 6,00€ per person.
  • Multimedia guided (IPAD): 1,00€ per person.

 

Address

Plaza del Doctor Gómez Ulla s/n Alicante

Phone (+34) 965 14 90 00
 
www.marqalicante.com

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