By Orosol | On 21 September, 2012 In Culture, Places of interest
Ibiza, because of its geographic location and strategic position in the Mediterranean Sea, has a thriving archaeological, cultural and ethnographic heritage received by the different civilizations that have inhabited the island.
A good opportunity to perceive this rich legacy, get to know the history and artistic of Ibiza nothing like visiting museums that show us the goods and wealth of previous stages and also exhibit collections of the most cutting-edge art.
The museum presents a retrospective of Ibiza from the prehistoric period, Punic-Phoenician, Roman and medieval Islamic world and traditional rural, religious art and contemporary art.
Dalt Vila and its walled site being the most significant in cultural and artistic terms.
Located in Dalt Vila, in Cathedral Square. It consists of several buildings, with entry to an old chapel built by the guild of fishermen, and one of its rooms, which was the town hall and, formerly the home of the University. The museum displays a large collection from different periods, from prehistory to the Christian Catalan reconquista.
Ibiza’s Modern Art Museum
The museum (MACE) is based in a seventeenth-century landmark building in the citadel of Dalt Vila. Its beginnings originate to the 1964 Biennial, held in Ibiza. In which it determines that the winning works were part of its artistic background. Besides permanent and temporary exhibitions of painting and sculpture.
In the towns of Santa Eulalia and Sant Josep, there are museums on our recent rural and traditional. past
Housed in a traditional Ibizan house, Can Ros en el Puig de Missa, Santa Eulalia. It promotes the dissemination of the ethnological heritage of rural life of Ibiza. Sample exhibitions and in vivo craft workshops.
Ethnographic Museum of Ses Païsses de Cala d´Hort
Located on the road from Es Cubells to Cala Vadella beach, it exhibits a collection of archaeological finds and a Punic-Roman necropolis.