You have your beautiful vacation rental in Costa Dorada. You already know you love the city, but what about its history? Here are four of the most interesting museums in Costa Dorada that will help you understand the city and its culture so that you’ll enjoy your stay even more!
1. Gaudi Centre Reus
One of the most famous artists to come out of Costa Dorada is Gaudí. This museum showcases his life and artwork using audiovisual technology and interactive displays. Go on a guided tour or on your own with an audio guide. Learn all about the amazing genius of Gaudí, the period when he lived, his inspiration for his work, and so much more. You definitely don’t want to miss out on the amazing artwork and architecture that you’ll find in this museum.
2. Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona
If you want to learn about the history of Tarragona and the Romans that once lived there, you’ll want to check out the Museu Nacional Arqueologic de Tarragona. Make sure you purchase the combined ticket, so you can view all four parts of this amazing museum. You’ll find Roman artifacts, view objects that were once part of the local’s everyday life, and beautiful Roman mosaics. There is so much to see you’ll be glad you visited!
3. Pau Casals Museum
Small but beautiful, the Pau Casals Museum is right on the beach, so it has a perfect view. The architecture is a mixture of Mediterranean and Spanish with stunning colors and lovely foliage. You can view outdoor concerts from time-to-time, inside you can see educational and historical presentations that show you the history of the place and the area. You’ll also find amazing sculptures, a lovely garden, paintings, historical documents and more. You are certain to enjoy your visit and there are a lot of photo opportunities of which to take advantage!
4. Early Christian Necropolis and Museum
The early Christian necropolis of Tarragona is a late Roman funerary complex used between the middle of the 3rd and the 5th centuries AD. It was discovered in 1923 when the foundations for the new tobacco factory were being laid. The cemetery has 2,051 tombs in a wide diversity of styles, making it the most important early Christian necropolis in the Western Mediterranean. The site is managed by the National Archaeological Museum of Tarragona and is part of the Roman Tarraco archaeological complex declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.