The Roman Theatre Museum of Cartagena extends its opening days in the central week of August on the occasion of the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin, so that Sunday extends the opening hours from 14.00 to 20.00h, and will remain open on Monday, August 15, from 10.00 to 20.00 hours.
Thus, from 9 to 20 August it will be open uninterruptedly from 10:00 to 20:00 every day.
The museum tour begins at the Museum, whose entrance is located in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento in front of the Palacio Consistorial. It is a journey through time through its exhibition halls, culminating in the unexpected appearance of the imposing grandstand of the Roman Theatre.
A long weekend full of activities and routes, including this Friday at 11.30 a.m. from the Roman Theatre Museum the dramatised route ‘Julius Caesar and the dreamed city’. During this dramatised visit, visitors can learn about life in the city from the hand of the ‘divine’ Julius Caesar, starting with the Roman Theatre and ending at the Baths and the Forum.
In the afternoon, at 17.30, ‘Teo Jones in search of the goddess Tanit. Dramatised musical for children’. A fun adventure led by five characters that travels around the Roman Theatre, where Teo will receive a mysterious call and, accompanied by his friends, will have to search for the Carthaginian idol, on a crazy trip in a tourist bus, until he reaches the Punic Wall with all the treasures of Indiana Jones.
On Saturday, at 11.00 a.m., guided tour ‘Treasures of Rome’. A guided tour explaining the city’s Roman treasures. The route starts at the Theatre Museum, and will continue through the recently inaugurated Museum of the Roman Forum.
The new route allows visitors to travel through the most exquisite classical art of ancient Rome, from the Muses of the marble altars of the theatre to the delicate brushstrokes of the Muses in the Atrium building. From the theatre to the curia, from the Roman forum to the baths.
And in the evening, at 9 p.m., a nocturnal visit ‘The Theatre under the moonlight’. Guided nocturnal visit to the most emblematic work promoted by Augustus in the old Carthago Nova.
The trip allows you to experience in first person, in a relaxed and exclusive atmosphere, a tour that begins in the Roman Theatre Museum with a guide, with a small group of people, discovering the keys to Roman civilisation, to end up in the archaeological jewel of the Roman Theatre under the moonlight.
On Sunday, at 11.00 a.m., the guided tour ‘Places of power. From the Curia to the Theatre’. It starts at the Forum Museum, where you will find the impressive Curia where Emperor Galba came to power in 68 A.D., will continue through the Temple and Priestly Seat of the Augustals, and will end at the Roman Theatre, symbol of the Empire.