Discover deep-sea life and learn about the city's history through its relationship with the sea.

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Maritime Museum of Cantabria

Watch out for the whale!

Like any seaside town, Santander has a close relationship with the sea. That is why it will be very interesting for you to visit this museum. It is located right on the bay, between the San Martín Promontory and Los Peligros Beach. Its aquariums and exhibits show the wealth of the marine biology. One of the biggest attractions is the skeleton of a whale measuring over 24 metres that hangs from the ceiling. In addition, the Maritime Museum of Cantabria offers a complete overview of man's relationship with the sea throughout time: fishing activity, boats, port areas, expeditions...

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