Museo Provincial de Guadalajara - Guadalajara Provincial Museum|
Contact Address: Pl. Caídos en la Guerra Civil, S/N, 19001 Guadalajara, Spain
Phone: +34 949212773 / Fax +34 949212773
Timetables: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-2pm and 4-7pm. Sundays and public holidays, 10am-2pm. Closed: Mondays, 1 and 6 January, Good Friday, 1 May, 24, 25 and 31 December.
Entry fee: Free admission
Guadalajara has many historical attractions such as Infantado Palace, Alcarria and its church, but one can find more information about its history in Guadalajara Museums. Many travelers visit the Guadalajara Museum located in the Infantado Palace and it is the oldest provincial museum around Spain. It opened its doors in the Antonio de Mendoza’s Palace in 1838, although it was closed and reopened many times; people havealways visited this museum.
Museo Provincial de Guadalajara (Guadalajara Provincial Museum or Guadalajara Museum)hosts the most important and valuable objects of Guadalajara; its collections consist in: Fine Arts, Ethnography and Archaeology. The collection of Fine Arts is the oldest; it includes 200 artworks of painting, sculptureand antique furniture. The Archaeology section has many historical objects from archeological explorations in the province. The Ethnography section collectsobjects related toart andfolk customsof Guadalajara.
Guadalajara Provincial Museum is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 h. to 14:00 h. and 16:00 h. to 19:00 h.;Sunday and holydays it opens from 10:00 h. to 14:00 h. One has to visit this museum to learn more about Guadalajara.