The seafaring character of the city of Valencia, together with the devotion of its inhabitants to Holy Week, are the main motivations for gathering in an artistic centre the collection of banners, images and traditional costumes of the festivities that are celebrated in the maritime villages.

The Museo de la Semana Santa Marinera “Salvador Caurín” in Valencia is located in a typical sailor’s quarter. The colourfulness of its costumes, the symbolic richness and the singularity of its celebrations are perceptible in the images and collection of costumes and elements exhibited in the Museum and which, during the Holy Week celebrations, procession through the streets of the maritime neighbourhoods of Cabanyal, Canyamelar and Grau.