The Museum of the Cádiz Parliament
Museum in Cádiz
The remodelled Museum of the Cádiz Parliament which consists of three floors, takes you through the city’s 18th- to 20th-century history.
The first floor houses one of the museum’s most valuable items: a 1:250 scale model of the city of Cádiz made in the late eighteenth century, made in mahogany, silver and ivory by Alfonso Ximénez between 1777 and 1779. The second floor of the Museum of the Cádiz Parliament is a walkway that offers visitors a overview of the scale model.
The third floor shows a variety of different artifacts, from the invasion by Napoleon’s troops between 1810 and 1812, to extensive memorabilia associated with the revolutionary 1812 Cádiz parliament. The artifacts include weapons, shields , constitutional documents, medals, flags, maps etc.
Other names of The Museum of the Cádiz Parliament
The The Museum of the Cádiz Parliament has the following names: Museo de las Cortes de Cádiz, Museo Iconográfico e Histórico de las Cortes y Sitio de Cádiz (Iconographic and Historical Museum of the Parliament and Siege of Cadiz).
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