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Castellon Museums

Museo de Bellas Artes (Museum of Fine Arts)
Located in a building built for an 18th-century nobleman in Caballeros street, this museum was inaugurated in 1980. Exhibits are grouped together in themes. The Archeological Section includes pieces brought in mainly from the province itself, from the Paleolithic to the Middle Ages. The Ceramic Section is the most outstanding, containing over a thousand pieces from the workshops and factories of Onda, Ribesalbes and Alcora, in addition to contributions from Manises, Teruel province and further abroad. In the Painting Section there are works by Ribera, Ribalta, Romero de Torres, Rodrigo de Osona, Sorolla, Mongrell, Puig Roda and Porcar. Also of note are the sculptures by Adsuara, Viciano, Gandarias, Benlliure and Vicent.

El Museo Etnológico de la Diputación (Provincial Council Ethnological Museum)
Inaugurated in 1983, this museum preserves traditional implements and apparel, and tools used by craftsmen of former times, such as blacksmiths, ropemakers, shoemakers and weavers. El Museo Municipal Etnológico del Fadrell (Municipal Ethnological Museum of the Fadrell) Located in the orange groves surrounding the town in an annex to the Hermitage of St. Jaume del Fadrell (a pretty 18th-century chapel), this museum contains the largest collection of rural and folklore exhibits in the province, and also has a scale model of medieval Castellón de la Plana.

Museo de la Concatedral de Santa María (Museum of the Procathedral of Saint Mary)
The Basilica contains religious art from a number of epochs in a variety of styles. Of note are works by Joan de Reixach, Nicolau Falcó, Luis Montoliu, etc

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