Wednesday Postcard – The Salvador Dali Museum

Salvador Dali was born in the city of Figueres in northern Catalonia, Spain and was responsible for the
creation of the Dali Theatre-Museum in the city that opened in 1974.Dali is also buried in a crypt below
the stage.
I knew that as we were in the area  visit to the museum and also to Portlligat to the house were he spent many years.

This quote from Dali does indeed sum up the visitors experience” I want my museum to be a single block,
a labryinth, a great surrealist object.It will be totally theatrical museum.The people who come to see it will
leave with the sensation of having a theatrical dream”, I think he succeeded.

The Portlligat Museum-House is the house that Dali lived and worked in from 1930 to to 1982 .

The house is fascinating and gives you a small peak into the lives of Salvador and Gala.



  1. Tiina L
    July 21, 2016 / 10:51 am

    What a fabulous place! I loved seeing your photos, thank you for sharing them.

    • Jill James
      July 22, 2016 / 4:38 am

      Thank you Tiina, glad you liked my photos.It is a fabulous place to visit, highly recommended.

  2. Connie
    July 22, 2016 / 2:55 am

    Such great photos. I would love to visit there one day. Salvador Dali is one of my favorite eccentrics. Here's a bit of fun for you Dali on an old game show!

    • Jill James
      July 22, 2016 / 4:40 am

      Thanks so much Connie. I hope you do get a chance to visit , it is quite fascinating and fives you an insight into the world of Dali.

  3. Natalia Lialina
    July 22, 2016 / 6:33 am

    I can only imagine how fascinating it was to be there, Jill! Thank you for sharing his unique world.

    • Jill James
      July 23, 2016 / 7:35 am

      My pleasure Natalia to share some of the world of this truly exceptional ,eccentric and talented man as seen through my eyes.

  4. Jessica Cangiano
    July 22, 2016 / 4:02 pm

    So fabulously cool! Whenever I'm asked the classic question, who would I invite to a fictional dinner party, Dali springs to mind a potentially great guest to invite. You just know he'd keep things interesting! :)xoxo ♥ Jessica

    • Jill James
      July 23, 2016 / 7:39 am

      Oh yes Jessica , he certainly would have been an interesting and entertaining dinner guest .

  5. dan
    July 22, 2016 / 7:28 pm

    In Spain I saw the Dali' museum some years ago. It's very interesting… You took beautiful photos!

    • Jill James
      July 23, 2016 / 7:40 am

      I am glad you enjoyed my photos Dan. It really is a fascinating museum to visit with its collection of his work.

  6. Olga Rani
    July 25, 2016 / 6:23 am

    One of the places I would like to visit one day! Fascinating! And who would expect less from Dali?

    • Jill James
      July 25, 2016 / 10:53 am

      I hope you do visit, I know you would find it fascinating.

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