Museum of geology - Barcelona, Spain
Posted by: razalas
N 41° 23.232 E 002° 11.068
31T E 431815 N 4582062
Quick Description: The museum of geology of the city of Barcelona.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 10/20/2011 4:26:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMCWXH
The museum of geology is a legacy of the scientist Francisco Martorell i Peña (1822–1878). He donated his whole collection of artifacts of cultural and archeological importance, his scientific library, and an amount of 125.00 pesetas to the city, and demanded correct usage of these by means of the founding of a new museum to save his bequest. That same year a new building was constructed for the requested purpose, and named by the Corporación Municipal after its donor. The responsible architect was Antoni Rivas i Trias, who decided to build the museum in the park of the citadel.
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Name: Museum of geology
Barcelona, Cataluña Spain
Agency/Ownership: City of Barcelona
Hours of operation: Tuesday to Friday: 10 am to 7 pm / Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 8 pm
Admission Fee: 7€
Gift Shop: no
Telephone Number: Not listed
Web Site: Not listed
Educational programs: Not listed
Other Features: Not listed
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