The construction of the building began on the 9th July in 1889, with Francisco de Ródenas as the architect, although 2 years later the project was taken over by the architect Francisco de Paula y Oliver, working in Cartagena, although originally from Cataluña.
This time was the era of greatest productivity in the Mazarrón mines, at a time when Mazarrón had 40,000 inhabitants and had a wealthy middle class.
The building is constructed in a 19th century modernist style, and the interior is particularly noteworthy, the Salón de actos a magnificent room and well worth climbing up the stairs for.
The former Mayorial office is still used for special occasions, although it´s main function today is as an exhibition space.
There are 2 main exhibition areas, namely the basement which is an atmospheric and intimate area, and the top sala which has an external terrace.
The building was declared as being a Monumento Historico Artistico Nacional in 1980.
The building is normally open when there are exhibitions in-situ .
Access. There are steep main entry steps, although there is an internal lift once inside.
Monday to Saturday 10am to 2pm
On Thursdays and Fridays it is also open in the evenings from 5pm to 8pm.
Location;Plaza del Ayuntamiento Mazarrón
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