MCM MUSEUM OF CERAMICS

Manises, Valencia



MCM Museum Of Ceramics


The only architecturally relevant civil building from the 18th century that can be seen in Manises. It was built in 1784 by a family of Italian origin (the Ferraro-Causa) who made their fortune in the city of Valencia by trading wool and silk. In 1985 the facilities were extended to become a monographic museum of ceramics, adding a new area at the back of the pre-existing building, and restoring what had been preserved from the original building. The articulation between the old and new buildings - by building stairs and ramps around a central well, topped by a translucent vault - is noteworthy because it offers a sequential route through all the rooms in an ascending spiral.

ADDRESS
46941
Manises, Valencia
CONTACT
Javier Mansilla
961525609
turismo@manises.es
PERIOD
1700-1799
CATEGORIES
Traditional factory Museums Palaces Historical heritage Modernist
MORE INFO
INTERIOR FEATURES: Beams, fireplace, tiled floors.
EXTERIOR FEATURES: Balconies, entrance with exterior door, skylight, wooden windows typical of an 18th century Valencian house, Gothic doorway from the late 15th century.
ACCESS: The interior is only accessible until Room II.
SCHEDULE: Tuesday to Friday 10am-1.30pm and 4pm-7pm. Saturday 10am-1.30pm and 4pm-7pm. Sunday 11am-2pm.
STORAGE: Available.
PARKING: There is a large parking area in the immediate vicinity.
PROPERTY: Manises Town Council.




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