Ceramics Museum. Marqués de Dos Aguas Palace

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In honour of the Valencian ceramics industry, the González Martí National Museum of Ceramics is located in what is considered to be the best example of Baroque architecture in Spain, the Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas. The museum houses the largest national collection of ceramics, dating from the 18th century to the contemporary period, and includes pieces by Picasso. A museum in which you can also find merchandise from the Silk Route and discover how they lived in one of the most iconic Valencian noble families of the age.

CENTURY: 
OPENING HOURS: 

Closed Mondays. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am to 2.00pm and 4.00pm to 8.00pm.

Sundays and public holidays, 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Closed (days): 
12:00am
unesco heritage: 
no-patrimonio
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Temática: 
ADVANCE BOOKING: 
no-reserva
SERVICES: 
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Address: 

Rinconada García Sanchiz, 6; 46002 - Valencia

Dirección Maps: 
POINT (-0.3752034 39.4730432)
TELEPHONE: 
963 516 392
E-MAIL: 
informacion@mceramica.mcu.es
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Rating: 
Average: 3.6 (28 votes)
PRICES: 
3€ (adults), 1.50€ (groups); under 18’s, over 65’s unemployed and retired, free entry. Saturday evenings and Sundays: Free entry. Night visits during July and August: Saturdays from 8.00pm to midnight.
Física: 

Car park:

There are reserved public parking spaces nearby: one in Calle Poeta Querol, corner of Salvá, around 100 m away; another on Calle San Vicente Mártir 22, and another on Calle de las Comedias 6, both 350 m away.

Access:

Alternative entrance for PLM on Calle Poeta Querol 2 with a stone doorstep, served by two ramps, the outside one with a 18% incline, 100 cm long and 88 cm wide, and the interior one with a 16% incline, 149 cm long and 89 cm wide. Door with 88 cm clear width.

Reception:

Situated on the ground floor with an inaccessible route. There is an alternative entrance for PLM with the possibility of collecting tickets there, without having to go to reception.

Cloakroom:

Located on the Ground Floor, next to the main entrance. Access via two steps, 18 cm riser height and 29 cm tread depth, with slip-resistant strips. The ticket offices are at a height of 65 cm to 170 cm.

Indoor mobility:

Route with isolated steps, served by ramps with an average incline of between 10% and 32% and between 48 and 140 cm long, with no handrail. The building is divided into the Ground Floor with three higher floors. The carriage yard and two exhibition rooms are located on the Ground Floor. In Exhibition Room 1, located on the Ground Floor, near the lift, there is a staircase in two sections served by a lift platform. To access Exhibition Room 2, located next to the Carriage Yard, there is a staircase served by a stairlift. Corridors with a minimum width of 110 cm, with occasional changes in level served by ramps, with smooth, slip-resistant floor surface. Doors in corridors with at least 120 cm clear width. Smooth, slip-resistant floor surface.

Toilets:

Unisex toilet with an accessible route on the Ground Floor, next to Exhibition Room 1. Signage on door with standardised symbol. Slip-resistant floor surface. Toilet door with handle, opening inward, with 75 cm clear width and no spring hinge. There is a space in front of the door of 150 cm or more. Cubicle door with doorknob opening inward, with 83 cm clear width and no spring hinge. Switch hidden behind the door. The lock can be opened from the outside in the event of an emergency. Room inside the cubicle for a turning circle of 150 cm in diameter. Washbasins located outside of the cubicle, 80 cm high with no pedestal, with a clear space underneath 65 cm high and 48 cm deep. Turning tap. Full-length mirror. Approach to the toilet, 76 cm wide on the right side, 48 cm on the left side and more than 150 cm in front. Toilet seat height, 41 cm. Folding grab bar on the left and right side. Both are placed at a height of 57 cm. Distance between grab bars, 78 cm. No alarm system inside the cubicle.

Lift:

A single lift connects the ground floor to the third floor. Lift with 78 cm clear door width and a 140x103 cm cab. Height of call buttons, 120 cm; height of cab buttons, 120 cm; and height of handrail, 116 cm.

Stairs:

All floors are connected via a staircase, and there is an alternative route via a lift. The main staircase connects the Ground Floor with the First. Two sections of twelve-fourteen even steps with 17 cm riser height and 31 cm tread depth. Handrails on both sides of stair for the first section, at a height of 81 cm. Handrails do not extend onto intermediate landings or lift boarding and landing areas. Carpeted floor. The second staircase connects the First floor with the Second, with three sections of eighteen, four and sixteen steps, 32 cm tread height and 16 cm riser height, with no tactile-visual signage and no nosing. The handrail is at a height of 90 cm. Handrails do not extend onto intermediate landings or lift boarding and landing areas. The third staircase connects the Second floor with the Third, with three sections, 29 cm tread height and 19 cm riser height, with no tactile-visual signage and no nosing. The handrail is at a height of 105 cm.

Display:

Entrance doors with more than 90 cm clear width. Route with occasional changes in level, served by ramps and stairs with a platform lift. Floor free of obstacles except in Exhibition Room 3, where there is a loose carpet. Corridors with minimum 90 cm clear width. Display cases at a height of between 43 cm to 100 cm.

Auditiva: 

Access:

Main entrance door on Rinconada García Sanchiz, permanently open door with a 20 cm high step. Partly glass door.

Reception:

Counter 93 cm high with a screen but no induction loop. The staff knows sign language.

Indoor mobility:

There is written information on the hotel services. Information panels in each room with pictograms or short texts.

Toilets:

No visual aide to indicate free or occupied. No gap underneath the cubicle door.

Lift:

There is a stop button and visual information in the cab but not on the outside of the lift. Equipped with visual emergency alert.

Display:

There are information leaflets in various languages, with medium size print in contrasting colours.

Cloakroom:

Located on the Ground Floor, next to the main entrance. Access via two steps, 18 cm riser height and 29 cm tread depth, with slip-resistant strips. The ticket offices are at a height of 65 cm to 170 cm.

Visual: 

Access:

Main entrance on Rinconada García Sanchiz, permanently open door with a 20 cm high step. Past the entrance hall, there is another semi-glass door, with contrasted signage and with a change in level served by a ramp 55 cm long, with visual-tactile signage.

Reception:

Located on Ground Floor with barrier free route and smooth, slip-resistant floor surface. Uniform lighting. Counter 93 cm high, with no direct lighting.

Cloakroom:

Located on the Ground Floor, next to the main entrance. Access via two steps, 18 cm riser height and 29 cm tread depth, with slip-resistant strips. The ticket offices are at a height of 65 cm to 170 cm.

Indoor mobility:

Barrier free route. Slip-resistant, smooth floor surface with no bumps. The doors to the rooms are always open. There are occasionally loose doormats. Information labels with contrasted, embossed pictograms. Uniform lighting.

Toilets:

Men's and women's toilets marked with standardised tactile pictograms, contrasting colours and at a height of 195 cm. Toilet door contrasts with the wall. The lighting is not uniform and has no timer. Slip-resistant floor surface. No unmarked barriers and projecting elements. The toilets next to Reception are accessed via two steps with a tactile-visual strip.

Lift:

Lift with contrasted buttons, in Braille characters and embossed. Handrail height, 120 cm. Not equipped with audio signals. Equipped with an audio alarm and intercom.

Stairs:

All floors are connected via a staircase, and there is an alternative route via a lift. The main staircase connects the Ground Floor with the First, with two sections of twelve and fourteen steps, 31 cm tread depth and 17 cm riser height, with carpet. No visual-tactile signage at the top and bottom of stairs. Steps with no nosing, no tactile-visual signage and no edge protection. No handrails extend onto the intermediate landings. The handrail of the first section is 81 cm high and the second 89 cm high. The second staircase connects the First floor with the Second, with three sections of eighteen, four and sixteen steps, 32 cm tread height and 16 cm riser height, with no tactile-visual signage and no nosing. The handrail is at a height of 90 cm. The third staircase connects the Second floor with the Third, with three sections, 29 cm tread height and 19 cm riser height, with no tactile-visual signage and no nosing. The handrail is at a height of 105 cm.

Display:

Glass entrance doors, with contrasted signage. Smooth, slip-resistant floor surface, with bumps. Route free of obstacles except in Exhibition Room 3, where there is a loose carpet. Uniform lighting with no reflections in exhibition elements.