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CATHEDRAL MUSEUM - Torre de la Carraca

The visit to the Torre de la Carraca is temporarily closed from November 1, 2020 until further notice.

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  • From Tuesday to Sunday: 10:30 - 14:30.
  • Box office and admission to the Museum close 30 minutes earlier.

Dates closed in 2020

  • 1 January
  • 6 January
  • 25 July
  • 25 December
  • In addition to the planned closings, there may be additional closings motivated by the holding of official acts.

Duration of the visit

  • (Torre de la Carraca y Palacio de Gelmírez) Approximate duration of the visit: 45 minutes.
  • (Museo - Colección permanente) Approximate duration of the visit: 60 minutes.

If you have purchased a complete visit ticket to the Cathedral Museum (Torre de la Carraca + permanent Collection), you can visit the permanent Collection at any time of the day, regardless of the time you have reserved for the visit to the Torre de la Carraca. The time of access to the Torre de la Carraca marked on the entrance ticket is approximate and could undergo certain variations depending on demand.

During the Covid-19 crisis, for public access to all the spaces that can be visited, the limits of capacity and social distance must be taken into account, as well as other recommendations of the health authorities, all of which may condition the routes and mark waiting times, at specific moments, in the access to certain spaces of the Museum.

The Museum closes at 2.30 pm, and the rooms begin to close 10 minutes before closing.



Individual Admission (Torre de la Carraca + Museo Colección permanente, Palacio de Gelmírez y exposiciones temporales)

Please note the Museum's opening and closing times. The selected visit time corresponds to the access to the Torre de la Carraca (capacity limited to 15 people at a time). The permanent Museum-Collection can be visited before or after the Torre de la Carraca throughout the daily opening hours (average duration: 60 minutes).

Basic Admission 12 €
  • Visitors that cannot benefit from the reduced or free admission.
Reduced Admission 10 €
  • Individual members of large families with accreditation by the Official Family Book.
  • Persons in legal situation of unemployment that accredit this circumstance by means of Employment Demand Card or equivalent document issued by the competent organisation.
  • Students
  • Accredited Pilgrims
  • Persons over 65 years of age
Free Admission 0 €
  • Priests, men and women religious
  • ICOM members
Pórtico+Torre+Museo Admission20 €
  • For each visitor, 2 tickets of the Torre-Pórtico-Museum rate (€ 10 each) must be added to the shopping cart, 1 for the Pórtico de la Gloria and another for the Torre de la Carraca, choosing timetables where at least 1 hour elapses between one visit and another and that are the same day

Getting there

Address: Praza do Obradoiro, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña


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Access to the Torre de la Carraca

Ticket office Pazo de Xelmírez


  • Check in Pazo de Xelmírez
  • Sala Armas
  • Gallery of Maximilian of Austria
  • Hall of Ceremonies
  • Espacio Maestro Mateo
  • Torre de la Carraca
  • Kitchen
  • Manrique Room
  • Patio
  • Exit Pazo de Xelmírez

 Information about Torre de la Carraca

 Panoramic views

Due to works in the Cathedral, wheelchair access is not possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.

In individual visits, you can not visit with your own guide. The visit is made exclusively with guides from the Santiago Cathedral Foundation.

Access with animals is not allowed, except for guide dogs

You must be at the ticket office 10 minutes before the time of the visit

During the visit to the Cathedral Museum it will be mandatory to wear a mask, maintain social distance, follow the indications of the information panels and the Museum staff; and other recommendations of the health authorities. Hydroalcoholic solutions for hand washing are available at the entrances to the Museum.

If you have a ticket to the Cathedral Museum or to the Torre de la Carraca, the visit to the Museum of Santa María La Real de Sar is free, presenting this ticket. (Temporarily closed until further notice)