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Santa Clara Monastery & Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 13:00, 16:00 - 18:30
Open today: 10:00 - 13:00, 16:00 - 18:30
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A very moving experience

This is a most interesting place combining Arabic history and Christianity. Our guide Manuel spoke... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pam H
Poole, United Kingdom
Nice small museum

It's a nice small museum displaying relics from the arabic period, as well as some christian-themed... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Михаил Г
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  • Terrible1%
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Alfonso X el Sabio, 1, Murcia, Spain
+34 968 27 23 98
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 June 2013

I am lucky enough to live near to the beautiful city of Murcia and this is one of my favourite places to visit. Not sure why Jill has said its always closed, I have visited many times and never had a problem. I believe it...More

6  Thank Lucy T
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 August 2014

however, was worth finding it as this led to great shopping area and more beautiful plazas/bars/restaurants. could have spent more than 2 days exploring murcia

4  Thank fizzy2014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a most interesting place combining Arabic history and Christianity. Our guide Manuel spoke excellant English and was so informative. We were so sorry for the Nuns who not always entered the convent willingly and lived in silent solitude with a doll. I am...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 4 October 2018

It's a nice small museum displaying relics from the arabic period, as well as some christian-themed sculptures

Thank Михаил Г
Reviewed 3 October 2018

this place was so pretty and very interesting. Steeped in history, it had a lovely museum which was very informative.

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Although disappointed by the missing ceramic of the girl playing a musical instrument (which is on loan to Madrid) the sheer authenticity of this ancient moorish building was a joy. No admission cost.

2  Thank SuBearder
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The picture shows the monstry and garden with pool but you cant Access that área, Only a few artifacts ? So unless you have a particular interest in going here id give it a miss.

1  Thank Arnietw0
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Majestic museum to observe the antiquity of the constructions of the city and its Muslim origins, low-cost guided tour

1  Thank GuillermoCastellanos
Reviewed 27 October 2016

small museum to wander around, some interesting history and upstairs a small art gallery, nice quiet spot to visit and cool off in

1  Thank pichis83
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small but beautyful and well made private museum completely owned by the convent (place and all shown objects). After the entrance you pass a forecourt to the museum wing. Important note: only a certain part (approx 1/4) of the monastery is accessible,...More

4  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This convent was built on top of a Islamic Palace and houses a fine museum of religious artifacts and a series of 17th and 18th paintings. The convent is still lived in by nuns. This is a 2 minute walk from the Cathedral and has...More

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 14 October 2015

A must visit place and murcia itself a great must visit city, this a very intersting place and well worth the visit would recommend

1  Thank Alan D
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17 September 2016|
Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sorry, but as TA doesn't permit links, please do the following: google "museos de murcia" and open that page; top right you will find "Información y Contacto" and after clicking it on the left a small contact form will... More
Brian S
10 September 2015|
Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-1pm and 4pm-6:30pm Sundays 10am-1pm Closed on Mondays