Museums

Museum of Gregorio Mayans’ Stately Home. Home to the Museum of Illustration.

An 18th-century stately home where Gregorio Mayans lived. Nowadays, it’s dedicated to being a cultural centre and municipal archive, and it also houses part of the Museum of Illustration. It has an audiovisual room and several rooms which are furnished in the style of that era.

WINTER Timetable:
Monday– Closed
Tuesday to Saturday
10.00 am – 13.30 pm | 17.00 pm – 20.00 pm
Sunday
11.00 am – 13.30 pm

SUMMER Timetable:
Monday –  Closed
Tuesday –  Saturday
10.00 am – 13.30 pm | 16.00 pm – 19.30 pm
Sunday
11.00 am – 13.30 pm

Telephon: 96 285 12 53

Ethnological Museum and Library (15th-18th Century)

A set of stately homes which house the Ethnological Museum and Central Library. The museum displays diverse aspects of our agrarian culture through an exhibition of tools and materials including, for example, those relating to animals used as a driving force and to carry loads, as well as those relating to typical Oliva cuisine.

WINTER Timetable:
Monday– Closed
Tuesday to Saturday
10.00 am – 13.30 pm | 17.00 pm – 20.00 pm
Sunday
11.00 am – 13.30 pm

SUMMER Timetable:
Monday –  closed
Tuesday –  Saturday
10.00 am – 13.30 pm | 16.00 pm – 19.30 pm
Sunday
11.00 am – 13.30 pm

Telephon: 627 493 688

Archaeological Museum (18th Century)

A building of great architectural interest, recently renovated and dating back to between the 16th and 18th centuries. The museum’s permanent exhibition takes us on a journey through the cultures which have populated our lands. You can view tools and objects which date all the way from prehistoric times to the 16th century, and a collection of magnificent pieces which belong to the Centelles Palace.

WINTER Timetable:
Monday– Closed
Tuesday to Saturday
10.00 am – 13.30 pm | 17.00 pm – 20.00 pm
Sunday
11.00 am – 13.30 pm

SUMMER Timetable:
Monday –  closed
Tuesday –  Saturday
10.00 am – 13.30 pm | 16.00 pm – 19.30 pm
Sunday
11.00 am – 13.30 pm

Telephon: 96 285 46 28

An Exhibition of the Actor Vicente Parra

The 18th-century house where Gregorio Mayans was born, with the family crest on the façade. It’s home to the Olímpia theatre, which belongs to the municipality, and an exhibition dedicated to Vicente Parra with photos and posters of films and plays in which the Oliva-born actor has starred.

Roman Kiln

In Oliva, the remains of a Roman kiln from the 1st century have been preserved, belonging to a pottery facility which used to produce amphorae, common pottery and building materials. It’s one of the few Roman kilns preserved along our coast and the only one in the district.

Tower-Museum of the Palace of the Counts of Oliva (16th Century)

The only remaining tower of those which formed part of the Palace of the Counts of Oliva. Cylindrical in shape and constructed by masons, it stands along the stretch of defensive wall which used to delimit the area of urban expansion and the pre-existing Moorish suburbs.