Ecomuseo of cap de cavalleria

History of Ecomuseo of cap de cavalleria at Menorca

This museum created in 1997 and located in a beautiful environment near the sea, proposes to protect, research and disseminate the natural and cultural resources of the Cape of Cavalleria and the old port of Sanitja neighbors. The associated research center studies the geological, biological, ecological, ethnological, historical and artistic aspects of the region in an interdisciplinary manner. In particular, archaeological excavations carried out in the old port of Sanitja have uncovered a Roman military camp from the 1st century BC and the Roman city of Sanisera occupied from the 1st century BC to the 6th century BC. A.D. Casa de Santa Teresa contains graphic and audio-visual tools to familiarize with all aspects of the region, as well as archaeological objects discovered in Sanitja. Explanations are given in 6 languages. The visit can be continued by the surrounding area, where you can see what has been learned inside, about important aspects of the landscape, excavations, elements of ethnology, bunkers, the Caballeria Lighthouse, the flora and fauna.

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