Tuna Museum

This museum tries to immerse visitors in the world of the almadraba, revealing the origins and history of this ancient fishing tradition.

Tuna Museum in Barbate


Through its rooms, you can take a tour of 3000 years of history, learning from the Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs, to today, watching how this famous fish has influenced every one of the civilizations that has passed through here.

Tours are conducted in groups of about 20 people in English and Spanish. Upon entering the museum, everything becomes blue, while the lights and sound will transport the visitor to the seabed. A trip where you will learn a little more about the migration and fishing of this so precious animal. You can also attend a live quartering of a tuna.


Museo del Atun de Barbate


The aim of the museum is to summarize, in one hour, and in an entertaining way, the history of the relationship between this giant of the sea, that can weigh more than 400 kilos, and Barbate. You will also get a little more input about the city of Barbate, the tuna capital of the world, to which the Japanese, the most demanding consumers of meat, arrive to obtain the best specimens every year.



Information about Tuna Museum

Adress: Poligono Industrial El Olivar – Parcela 12
Telephone: 956 43 58 13
Timetable: From May to Septembre: Tuesday to Sunday possibility of guided tours.
Price: General: 5 € – Children under 6 años: Gratuito