Museums in Ibiza, Spain

Museums in Ibiza, Spain

Whilst most people don't come to Ibiza for its museums, if you fancy a break from sunning yourself then the island has a good handful of interesting exhibitions, galleries and archeological sites to keep you amused. Most are found in Ibiza Town but there are a splattering in other parts of the island.

Museu Archeològic
Ibiza's intereting archeological museum is the perfect place to head if you're interested in finding out about the island's diverse history. The museum contains artefacts and information about Ibiza from prehistoric times through Phoenician, Punic, Roman and Islamic eras.

Address: Plaza de la Catedral 3, Ibiza Town
Tel: (0034) 971 301 231
Opening Hours (Closed Mondays)
April- September: Tues-Sat: 10am-2pm/ 5pm-8pm, Sun: 10am-2pm
October-March: Tues-Sat: 10am-1pm/ 4pm-6pm, Sun: 10am-2pm

Museu d'Art Contemporani
The only contemporary art museum on the island, this is definitely worth a look if you enjoy perusing modern art. The museum features frequently changing paintings and sculpture by international artists.

Address: Ronda de Narcis Puget
Tel: (0034) 971 302 723
Opening Hours (Closed Mondays)
April-September: Tues-Fri 10am-1.30pm/ 5pm-8pm. Weekends: 10am-1.30pm
October-March: Tues-Sun 10am-1.30pm

Necròpolis del Puig des Molins
This Phoenician-Punic burial ground is of great importance to archeologists and historians studying the Phoenician occupation of the west mediterranean. The site contains a huge number of tombs and an intricate network of underground caverns which link them together. Puig des Molins was named a UNESCO World heritage site in 1999, along with the historic centre of Ibiza town, D'Alt Vila.

Address: Vía Romana 31, Ibiza Town
Tel: (0034) 971 301 771
Opening Hours (Closed Mondays)
April-September: Tues-Sat 10am-2pm/5pm-8pm, Sun: 10am-2pm
October-March: Tues-Sat 10am-2pm/6pm-8pm, Sun 10am-2pm

Museu Etnològic
This Santa Eularia based ethnological museum is packed with information relating to the cultural development of Ibiza and Formentera. You can see a wide range of artefacts from traditional dress to the rise of the farming industry in this part of the Balearics.

Address: Can Ros, Puig de Misa, Santa Eularia
Opening Hours (Closed Sundays)
Mondays: 4pm-6pm
Tuesdays-Saturdays: 10am-1pm/ 4pm-6pm

Aquarium Cap Blanc
Whilst not strictly speaking a 'museum', this lovely aquarium makes a great day out for anyone in the San Antonio vicinity. It is so special as it is built into a natural underground cave. You can see a whole host of typical Balearic Island marine life here.

Address: Cova de ses Llegostes, Carretera de Cala Gració, San Antonio de Portmany.