The city of Palma de Mallorca highlights its legacy, history and art. That is why it entrusts its dissemination and pedagogy to its museums to highlight this city of three cultures and military legacy, but at the same time the creative process of contemporary artists such as Joan Miró and Miquel Barceló.
Palau March: Considered the best Balearic-themed library on the island, it is an old manor house from the 20th century. It is currently used as a museum, where the 18th century Neapolitan Nativity Scene with more than 1,000 pieces and the murals of Josep Sert, one of the most prestigious muralists of the 20th century, are worthy of special mention.
Miró Foundation Mallorca: this is one of the most important contemporary art spaces with the greatest impact in the world. It consists of the two studios, preserved intact, where Miró spent the last stage of his life: more experimental, more groundbreaking. A visit to these two studios, declared Sites of Cultural Interest, will reveal canvases, paintbrushes, drafts of future works on the walls...
Baluard: currently the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Palma de Mallorca, it is considered one of the most relevant and important museums in Spain. It has more than 700 works of modern and contemporary art by artists from the 19th century to the present day: from Joaquim Mir, Anglada-Camarasa, Joaquín Sorolla to Antoni Tápies, Picasso, Antonio Saura and Maria Carbonero.
Museum of the History of Palma: located in the parade ground of Bellver Castle, it narrates the three main eras of Palma: Roman, Muslim and Christian.
Footwear and Leather Museum: Inaugurated in 2010, it is located in the old cavalry barracks or General Luque barracks. It houses machinery, antique footwear, photographs and paintings of the history of Inca's textile and footwear industry.
San Carlos Castle Museum: Palma's old defence fortress, the museum houses military and war pieces from the Middle Ages. In addition, on the outside, there are the cannon batteries used during the Spanish Civil War.