Winter opening hours (October to May):
Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 20:00.
Summer opening hours (June to September):
Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 21:00.


1 January and 25 December.


Winter opening hours (October to May):
Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 20:00.
Summer opening hours (June to September):
Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 21:00.


Winter opening hours (October to May):
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday, 10:00 – 20:00; Thursday to Saturday, 10:00 – 24:00.
Summer opening hours (June to September):
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday, 10:00 – 21:00. Thursday to Saturday, 10:00 – 24:00.


Getting here


Santander’s 18 km bike lane makes cycling one of the best ways of getting around the city, to discover different locations, monuments, and cultural spaces, including, of course, the Centro Botín. If you would like to explore Santander by bike, you will find bike racks on Paseo de Pereda, beside the Tourist Office, and at the Centro Botín amphitheatre.


If you are visiting the Centro Botín by car, there are several public car parks to choose from: Parking Alfonso XIII (240 metres away), Parking Cachavas (260 metres away), Parking Pombo (400 metres away), and the Town Hall car park (Parking del Ayuntamiento – 600 metres away).




There are several taxi ranks in the vicinity of the Centro Botín. The closest ranks are at No. 22 on Paseo de Pereda and at No. 16 on Calvo Sotelo, beside the central post office (Correos). To call a taxi: Teletaxi. (Tel: +34 942 369 191) and Radiotaxi Santander (Tel: +34 942 333 333).


The Centro Botín is well connected by bus thanks to its strategic location in the centre of Santander. Several urban bus lines stop at the Pereda Gardens. If you are coming from outside of Santander or Cantabria, the central bus station is just 900 metres away, about a ten minute walk.


The Renfe and Feve train stations are just 900 metres away from the Centro Botín, which is about a ten minute walk. Find out about connections with Santander and timetables on the Renfe and Feve websites.


The Seve Ballesteros airport is five kilometres from Santander, in the town of Maliaño. Aena offers travellers information on air routes.


The Centro Botín is located beside the Santander Maritime Station, offering ferries from Santander to Portsmouth and Plymouth. For information on these ferries and departure and arrival times, please contact Britanny Ferries (Tel: +34 902 108 147)



Located in El Muelle of the Centro Botín, our shop offers a wide range of publications on art and creativity, in addition to a great selection of innovative and creative products so that you can take home a souvenir to remember your visit, or give someone an original gift.

Café-The pier

Enjoy a wonderful culinary experience in a unique and welcoming space, offering views of the bay and the Pereda Gardens. In the café-restaurant “El Muelle del Centro Botín”, the flavours of Cantabria are infused with the characteristic modernity, technique and tradition of Jesús Sánchez’s cuisine.


Relax, read, or connect to the free Wi-Fi… This glazed space on the ground floor, which can be accessed from the Pereda Gardens, houses the shop, the café-restaurant, and the customer service and ticket sales desks.

Ticket Sales and Information

You can ask for information and buy tickets for exhibitions and activities at the customer service desks located at El Muelle of the Centro Botín and on the first floor of the west block.


The Centro Botín provides a free cloakroom service where you can leave your bags, coats, and other small personal items. There are self-service lockers (26 x 50 x 60 cm) in the halls on the 1st and 2nd floors of the west block.

Friends of the Centro Botín

If you are a Friend of the Centro Botín, you will find a customer service desk exclusively for Friends at El Muelle. There you will be granted access to the centre without having to queue and you can get information, renew your card, book tickets, and lots more. If you are still not a Friend of the Centro Botín, become one now.

Children and Babies

Families visiting us can use the “Baby space”, a calm and welcoming place where you can feed or attend to the little ones during your visit. There are also toilets with baby changing facilities.

Room Attendants

Our qualified Room Attendants are there to answer any questions you may have during your visit to the exhibitions, and can give you information on specific pieces.