Archaeological Museum of Alicante

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Coordinates: 38°21′13.5″N 0°28′35″W / 38.353750°N 0.47639°W / 38.353750; -0.47639

Archaeological Museum of Alicante
Museo Arqueológico Provincial de Alicante
Museu Arqueològic Provincial d'Alacant
Fachada principal del Museo Arquológico Provincial de Alicante.jpg
Facade of the Archaeological Museum
LocationPlaza Dr. Gómez Ulla, Alicante, 03013, Spain
TypeArchaeology museum
CuratorPublic (Diputación de Alicante)
Public transit accessMARQ Station, Alicante Tram

The Archaeological Museum of Alicante (Spanish: Museo Arqueológico Provincial de Alicante, Valencian: Museu Arqueològic Provincial d'Alacant, abbreviated as MARQ) is an archaeological museum in Alicante, Spain. The museum won the European Museum of the Year Award in 2004,[1] a few years after significant expansion and reallocation to renovated buildings of the antique hospital of San Juan de Dios. The museum houses eight galleries that use multimedia to allow visitors to interact with the lives of past residents of the region.[2]

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  1. ^ "European Museums Recognised in Awards". World Leisure. 2004-05-11. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
  2. ^ Robert Nurden (2004-02-18). "Alicante: Weekending". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2008-03-21.[dead link]

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