Santa Cruz Museum

Local nameMuseo de Santa Cruz
LocationToledo, Spain

The Museum of Santa Cruz is a 16th century building in the city of Toledo, Spain), which was originally an important hospital, eventually becoming a museum in the 19th century.

The hospital was founded by Cardinal Mendoza at the end of the 15th century to centralize assistance to orphaned and abandoned children in the city. It has a remarkable Plateresque portal, work of Alonso de Covarrubias. The building has a Greek cross plan and four courtyards, two of which were completely completed. The first is of Covarrubias and gives access to the upper floor through a three-ladder staircase.

The museum has two floors. The cruiser covers the two floors and is covered with ribbed vaults. In the north arm was located the chapel.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 10 am - 7 pm
Sun, holidays: 10 am - 2:30 pm

Closed on Jan 1,6, May 1, Dec 24, 25, and 31.

Admission

General: €5
Reduced: €2.50

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museum_of_Santa_Cruz

More information http://www.toledo-turismo.com/en/museum-of-santa-cruz_70

Email museodesantacruz@jccm.es

Phone +34 925 221 036

Address Calle de Miguel de Cervantes 3, 45001 Toledo, Spain

Coordinates 39°51'36.782" N -4°1'13.418" E

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