The dissemination

The Port Museum of Tarragona began in the year 2000 with aim of preserving and sharing the maritime heritage of our coast and, more specifically, the City’s port heritage. As such, visitors may experience the day-to-day life of a commercial, fishing, and leisure port such as Tarragona. The Museum aims to be a space where citizens may explore and understand how our Port, which has been the economic motor for the Tarragona area throughout history, works.

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30% of visits are of individuals or groups

27% visits correspond to programmed activities

Instagram Competition


CRISTINA ROCA - best photograph

MARIONA FERNÁNDEZ - most creative image

The competition 



The Port Museum’s 5th Instagram Competition was hold on Sunday July 2nd. The photographs were taken during a boat tour inside the port facilities, enjoying unusual places and points of view. Places were limited, and applicants were admitted on a first come first served basis. 


The winners


Cristina Roca and Mariona Fernandez are the winners of the Port Museum’s 5th Instagram Competition, organised by the Port of Tarragona. The award ceremony was held at the Port Museum, with the attendance of some of the participants and of the members of the panel of judges. Cristina Roca was winner of the best photograph, and Mariona Fernández for the most creative image.


The best pictures will be exhibited at Port's museum


Under the title @navegantpelport2017, on Sunday July 2nd, a boat trip around the Port of Tarragona was organised for the day’s contest, which involved 29 Instagramers. The final selection was of 26 photographs, which form part of the exhibition that opened in October 2017 at the Museum.

The exhibition is part of the ‘Sharing the sea’ display format with @navegantpelport2017. It will remain open until January 7th, 2018. 





 Photographic theme:

The photographs need to have been taken on Sunday, July 2nd 2017 during the boat tour inside the port facilities.


Places are limited, and participants will be admitted on a first come first served basis. Registration will take place from June 14th 2017 onwards, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stating name and surname, a user profile, an e-mail address and a mobile phone contact number. The subject line of the message should be CONCURS INSTAGRAM.


Anyone who has Instagram, and respects the terms of the application.

 Presentation of the photos:

Participants should upload photographs taken with their phone to their Instagram account, and these should be labelled them with the hashtag #navegantpelport2017 and @museuporttarragona from July 2nd to 16th 2017. Each participant may submit up to two photos in each category. Only photos published on Instagram and properly labelled will be accepted. The images must have a title and the author be identified. Photographs will be regularly published on the Port of Tarragona Museum’s Facebook profile.


 Content of the work presented:

Participants accept the responsibility with respect to the Tarragona Port Authority for the content of the proposal presented, and will be responsible before third parties. The participants also accept responsibility before third parties for having obtained the image rights for individuals who are photographed, with the Port Authority of Tarragona having complete impunity in this regard. Sending an image to the contest must not infringe the rights of reproduction or any other right of third parties.

 Identifying the winners: 

In order to receive the prize the winners will need to identify themselves from their terminal with the username and the photograph submitted. The winners will be announced on the Port’s website and the Port of Tarragona Museum’s Facebook profile., el Facebook i el Twitter del Museu del Port de Tarragona.

 Duration of the competition:

The competition will be valid for photographs taken on July 2nd 2017. The final deadline for presenting them will be July 16th 2017.


Two prizes will be awarded, corresponding to two categories: for best photography and the most creative image. Both consist of a dinner for two persons in the Serrallo fisherman’s neighbourhood and two hours of parking.

 Panel of judges and verdict:

Nominated by the Port of Tarragona Museum, it will meet in September, giving its verdict during the Santa Tecla 2017 festivities, once it has been established that the photos were taken with a mobile phone.

 Dissemination and publication rights:

 All the photographs submitted will become part of the Port of Tarragona Museum’s Image Archives, under the understanding that dissemination and publication rights are transferred us in order to publicise the activities of the Museum on its website, on social networks or in various journals and publications.

 Right of admission:

Participation in this competition involves full acceptance of the rules. The Port of Tarragona Museum and the Tarragona Port Authority reserve the right to accept entries depending on the degree to which they fit the topic in question or not.

 Data protection:

In compliance with Law 15/1999, 13 December 13th, concerning protection of details of a personal nature (LOPD), Royal Decree RD1720/2007, December 12th, which approves the regulation for developing the LOPD, and Law 34/2002, of July 11th, concerning services of the information society and electronic commerce, the Tarragona Port Authority hereby informs you that your e-mail address and your personal details will be included in a file and will be treated only and exclusively for the purpose of publicising the activities of the Museum. The Tarragona Port Authority, as the body responsible for the file, recognises your ability to exercise, free of charge, the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and complaint by sending a communication in writing to the Tarragona Port Authority at the address: Passeig de l’Escullera s/n, 43004 Tarragona, in which you will need to attach a copy of a document proving your identity and expressly indicating the right that you wish to exercise.



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Educational program

Educational program

The educational service of the Museum aims to present, to school-age students who visit the Port, different aspects of daily life in a commercial, fishing and leisure port such as that of Tarragona. There are also leisure educational activities for families, which can be organised by making a reservation

The dissemination

The dissemination

The Port Museum of Tarragona began in the year 2000 with aim of preserving and sharing the maritime heritage of our coast and, more specifically, the City’s port heritage.

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Next cultural events of Port Museum

5 October 2017
7 January 2018
20:00 - 00:00
Exhibition: Port Museum’s 5th Instagram Competition
Museu del Port
10 December 2017

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