ⓘ Cap de Cavalleria Ecomuseum

                                     

ⓘ Cap de Cavalleria Ecomuseum

The Cap de Cavalleria Ecomuseum is an institution which is located on the northernmost coast of Menorca, in the proximity of Cavalleria Cape and the port of Sanitja. The Ecomuseum was created in 1997 by the non-profit association" San Nitja. Gestion del Patrimonio Mediterraneo”, with the main objective of protecting, investigating and spreading the cultural and natural resources of Cavalleria and the port of Sanitja.

This task is accomplished through an interdisciplinary study of the following elements: geologic sediments and stratigraphy to the local biological fauna and flora of the environment preservation of the environment to withstand the pressure of different factors such as tourism, ethnological, historical and archaeological Roman military Fort, the city and its medieval mosques, all located in the area. Among them stands out the last element mentioned, for archaeological activities in the port of Sanitja, which are held in the Roman military Fort Dating from the 1st century BC And the Roman city of Sanisera the 1st century BC to the 6th century BC

Visitors to the ecomuseum receive all information related to the territory inside the building of Santa Teresa, with the help of audiovisual materials, layouts, and exhibition of archeological finds discovered in excavations conducted in the port of Sanitja. Exhibition" look North!”, opened in 2005, offers a General view of all the above elements, and it has been translated into six languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, German, Italian and French.

In addition, visitors saw the exhibition in Santa Teresa the house, they will be able to continue working with a free visit to the surroundings by" 7 routes” guide, which starts at the exit of the Museum and in spite of this, exhibited in the showroom, in order to know the most important cultural and natural components of the landscape.