Vila Casas Foundation - Can Mario Museum

Can Mario is the Contemporary Sculpture Museum of the Vila Casa Foundation in Palafrugell, opened in 2004. The museum includes approximately 220 sculptures crafted by different artists who were born or reside in Catalonia, 33 of which are located in the outdoor Can Mario Garden. The works range from the 1960s to present. 

Can Mario was a cork factory from the start of the 20th century which formed part of the architecture of the cork company Miquel & Vincke. Today it is a space for artistic appreciation located in Can Mario square, where you can also visit the Modernist Water Tower and the Cork Museum.

Fundació Vila Casas

During the visit


The Can Mario Museum offers the possibility to take guided visits of the facility. They are scheduled during the weekends in Catalan and Castilian (book in advance), but it is also possible to schedule a visit for groups of at least 25 people (minimum 7 days advance notice).

The museum also offers family workshops on certain Saturdays. 


From teh 13 th of January to the 14th of June and from the 16th of September to the 24th of November: 

Closed from Monday to Friday

Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm and from 4.30 to 8.30 pm

Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm 

Closed on bank holidays

Easter Holidays:

Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm and from 4.30 to 8.30 pm

Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm 

From 15 June to 15 September: 

From Tuesday to Sunday: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Closed on Monday and banck holidays

Museum closed from the 25th of November to the 11th of January 2025

Entry allowed until 30 prior to the closing of the museum

More information


Plaça Can Mario, 7 17200 Palafrugell


Museu de Can Mario