Convento de San Pedro Claver is a peaceful place where you can rest and think comfortably, and where you will feel surrounded by a historical past. The Jesuit priests settled in Cartagena at the beginning of the XVII Century. It was in this building where they had their school. Father Sanit Peter Claver, one of the members of this community born in Verdú, a small population in Cataluña, Spain, spent almost forty years between 1615 and 1654 to defend and besides faith.
We invite you to visit the following places in Convento de San Pedro Claver and Museum: The Cloister and its Garden: This is a part of the space occupied by the school Naval Museum, next to the building, forming one unit and it was dedicated to the education of young people of Cartagena. The Premises on the first Floor: They include the sacristy of the old temple and the school dining room. Both are occupied; the first by the Pre-Colombian ceramics museum made by the Indians of different tribes who inhabited the current Colombian Territory, and the second by the museum of Religious Art, with paintings and sculptures from the XVII and XVIII Centuries. On the second floor you can see a series of paintings peticings depicting the several stages of the life of the saint. The visit will end in the temple, the work of two Jesuit architects. It was built between 1700 and 1750. Special attention must be given to the facade made of coralline rock and marked austerity, highlights its line filled with majesty. There is a clock between the two towers placed there at the beginning of the XX Century.