Palau Maricel Sitges Museum Museu

Carrer Fonollar, 08870, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

Website

93 894 03 64

Museus De Sitges Museum

Palau Maricel

Stately home complete with ornamental elements from different periods and origins, used as a museum.

  • ​Built 1910 – 1916
  • Charles Deering – Millionaire American industrialist and collector
    (Paris, Maine, 1852-Miami, 1927)
  • Miquel Utrillo i Morlius – Artist
    (Barcelona, 1862-Sitges, 1934)

In 1915 Sculptor Pere Jou came to Sitges to create fifty capitals decorating the doors and windows

Former ‘Hospital de San Juan Bautista’ that Deering bought from Sitges Council for 40,000 pesetas

Terraces and the cloister, situated at the top of the building, provide an outstanding view out across the Mediterranean.

Between 1912 and 1916, Utrillo built the Maricel de Terra and connected it to Maricel de Mar by means of a bridge over Calle de Fonollar.

One day in 1921, Deering packed his bags and his museums art and took it to the Usa via Tarragona, port.

Through representatives of the Sitges town folk, bent on keeping the collection here. Today, many are at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Currently, the Golden and Blue rooms, decorated uniquely, are on offer for receptions, conferences, weddings, banquets and all kinds of official events.

Guided cultural activities
Sunday Guided Tours

Every Sunday from 05/10/2014 to 11/23/2014.

Guided tour that will grasp the importance of Deering and cabbage • Memorabilia early twentieth century. The tour will end within the lounge with a glass of Cava. Palau Maricel, C / Fonollar, s / n

Sunday: 12: 00h. Language: Catalan / 13: 00h. Language: Spanish

Price: € 6.50

Reduced: € 4 (pensioners, students and Youth Card)

Includes: Palau Maricel, Romantic Museum and LC Stämpfli

Info and reservations: Romantic Museum- Museu Romàntic. C/ Sant Gaudenci, 1 – 93 894 29 69

Map ; www.museusdesitges.cat

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maricel_Museum



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