Museum in Palma de Mallorca
If you are an art lover and during your stay at Puro Hotel Palma, you are curious about visiting museums in Palma de Mallorca, this blog will help you get to know those near Puro Hotel Palma. They are museums free of charge or with the possibility to visit them at cost 0 €.
Juan March Foundation Museum
The museum of the Juan March foundation is one of the free museums in Palma de Mallorca that is located on the emblematic and busy Sant Miquel street, which is located about a ten- minute walk from the Puro Hotel Palma. This museum in Palma de Mallorca belongs to a heritage institution since 1955. It is quite well known on the island because inside it holds renowned Spanish artists pieces of art of the 20th century such as Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, Joan Miró or even Salvador Dalí, among others.
The Juan March Foundation Museum not only stands out for what it houses inside, but we must also highlight the building. This construction has an important historical character marked by its facade made in the seventeenth century, which has been renovated by the architect Guillem Reynes i Font.
This museum has a coffee service, with different opening hours according to the season of the year. Another of the services that it offers to its visitors is the possibility of acquiring a book, postcards, engravings or posters, among other possibilities within its Bookstore.
Another aspect to keep in mind when visiting the Juan March Foundation museum is the opening hours: from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:30 and Saturday from 10:30 to 14:00.
Es Baluard falls under the category of free museum in Palma de Mallorca, since you can benefit from the open days offered by the museum. The rest of days, Es Baluard offers a ticket with a variety of affordable prices. Ranging from 0.10 € on Friday where the admission fee is a voluntary donation to 6 € other days. Es Baluard museum is built on the iconic wall that surrounds the city a few minutes walk from Puro Hotel Palma.
The building is placed within a Renaissance bastion, known as the bastion of Sant Pere. There is a great architectural relationship with the new contemporary style of the museum and with the old wall.
It is a contemporary art museum that has more than 780 art treasures from the late 19th century to the present day. In Es Baluard you will find works of a wide variety of renowned artists, especially local artists from the island such as Juli Ramis or Antoni Gelabert that you must discover. Furthermore, the museum is divided into three floors connecting with ramps to the outdoor terraces that allow access to stunning views of the city of Palma. These outdoor spaces are sometimes also used as exhibition spaces.
To enjoy a break or restore your energy, the museum has a restaurant and coffee service located on the terrace. Es Baluard also offers a bookstore and a shop to get a souvenir of the experience.
Es Baluard is a museum with a wide opening hours, open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 20:00 and Sundays from 10:00 to 15:00. Remember not to plan your visit on Mondays because it is closed.
Fundació Miró Mallorca
The Fundació Miró Mallorca is a museum in Palma de Mallorca that offers free entry on Saturdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. , as well as the first Sunday of each month. The other days the entrance varies between 4 and 9 €. The museum is approximately less than 30 minutes by public transport from the Puro Hotel Palma. If you have a car, it is less than 15 minutes, and the museum has a free parking lot of 60 spaces for visitors.
This museum in Palma de Mallorca is one of the essentials for art lovers, whether resident or visitors, because the Fundació Miró Mallorca museum shows us the artist's creative process and the place where Joan Miró lived and worked during approximately 30 years. It is advisable to visit the Fundació Miró Mallorca through a guided tour if you have the chance, so that you can learn from specialized guides the stories, anecdotes and works of the artist and turn the visit to the museum into a unique experience.
Inside the Fundació Miró Mallorca, as in the aforementioned museums, we find different services, including the coffee shop located in the outdoor sculpture garden with views to the Moneo building. The museum's documentary collection,and a large newspaper archive on art from the 19th centuries until now is kept in the library. You will also find a store where you can buy exclusive objects related to the figure of Joan Miró or graphic works made by artists who participate in the workshops of the Fundació Miró Mallorca, among other things.
The opening hours at Fundació Miró Mallorca is similar to the previous ones, organize your visit from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00 or on Sundays from 10:00 to 15:00. On Mondays it is closed.
Puro Hotel Palma
If after having visited the recommended museums from this blog in Palma de Mallorca you still want to see more art, don't worry, at Puro Hotel Palma we offer you even more. In our facilities you can tour the interior of the hotel and discover the works of art that we exhibit inside, while enjoying your favorite cocktail prepared in Beatnik. Beatnik Restaurant & Bar is our restaurant at Puro Hotel Palma, the perfect choice to complete a very cultural day in the best way.