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Filming & Photo Shoots

The Monastery has been used in many Hollywood films. The current movie Rock of Ages features our Chapel as the location for Catherine Zeta-Jones' big dance number "Hit Me With Your Best Shot."  


We have also been the location for network television shows,  commercials, tele-novelas, and hit music videos. Inquire about our rates for filming,  engagement photos, modeling, catalogue shoots and portraits for quinceñeras. 


Museum & Gift Shop

Tours are available most days from 10 am until 4:30 pm. Last admission is at 4:00 pm. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and seniors. Please call ahead as we sometimes close for filming and special events.  Regular visiting hours are Monday thru Saturday from 10 am until 4:30 pm and Sundays from 11 am until 4:30 pm.

Private Tours Available

​Tours at the Ancient Spanish Monastery are self-guided.  At the admission desk you will be given a brochure that highlights the history and architecture. There is also a short 5-minute film to give you an overview of the Cloisters and gardens. 


Most days private tours are available by professional tour guides. These guides are not Monastery employees, but available for private hire by advance reservation. They are available to lead tours in Spanish, French, Portguese, Russian, Polish, German, and Italian. Please call the Museum Office for more information (305) 945-1461, ext. 101.

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