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‘El Arca de los Tiempos’ Museum

Atarfe

Inside the museum the scene has been set to take the visitor on a journey through history, starting from pre-historic times until the present day. The scenes are enhanced by lights and sounds, guided by an actress who will tell [...]

Abuñán Museum of Ethnology

Albuñán

The Museo Etnológico de Albuñán explains the history and traditions of the village by exhibiting artefacts of day-to-day life.

Alhama de Granada Interpretive Centre

Alhama de Granada

The Centro de Interpretación de Alhama de Granada is a modern exhibition space spread out over six rooms, explaining the history of the town. Room 1. Visitor reception area Room 2. Alhama – the town of romance Room 3. Water [...]

Alhama de Granada Parish Museum

Alhama de Granada

The Museo Parroquial is located within the Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnación. It has a magnificent collection of religious jewellery and liturgical vestments. One of the most interesting pieces is the embroidered chasuble attributed to Queen Isabel. The religious dress [...]

Almagruz. Centro de interpretación troglodita

Purullena

Almagruz is an exhibition centre that explains all about cave life in the northern area of the province of Granada. Caves have been used for centuries and are still used today. The Almagruz centre is made up of three sections: [...]

Almazara de Paulenca. Museum of the olive oil

Guadix

The Almazara de Paulenca is an old oil mill dating back to the 18th century that was fully operational until 1975. It is surrounded by caves dwellings, almond tress and olive trees, and has stunning views of the Sierra Nevada [...]

Alomartes Museum of Ethnography

Alomartes

Antonio Izquierdo is the founder and the curator of this curious ethnographic museum called Molino-Museo de Alomartes. It brings together a collection of popular objects reflecting the traditional lifestyle of the region. The construction of the building, a former mill, [...]

Alpujárride Wine Museum

Torvizcón

This centre offers visitors a tour of the wine culture in the province of Granada, and in particular of the La Alpujarra. Here you can enjoy tastings, take part in the harvest and even tread grapes. You can participate in [...]

Ángel Barrios Museum

Granada

This small museum is dedicated to the local composer and guitarist Ángel Barrios. It includes an impressive family art gallery containing fantastic paintings from the turn of the century, musical scores, textual and graphical documentation, an extensive library, a collection [...]

Aquarium of Almuñécar

Almuñécar

The Acuario de Almuñécar is made up of 20 aquariums that are home to about 3500 different animals belonging to 200 different species. It is divided into two levels and shows the sea and its creatures from two perspectives. The [...]

Arab Architecture Interpretive Centre

Ferreira

The education centre is located inside the restored Moorish Alcazaba (citadel) and takes up some rooms of a Moorish mansion, also known as the ‘Casa Grande’, which has been refurbished. It brings the area’s Arab heritage back to life with [...]

Arab baths. El Agua en Al-Andalus Interpretive Centre

Dólar

These Arab baths date back to 1566 and were recently discovered in the basement of the old council building of Dólar. They are made up of three rooms with typical Moorish vaults. An education centre recently opened here called ‘El [...]

Archaeological Museum Cueva de los Siete Palacios

Almuñécar

The eleven cabinets contain pieces from the various cultures that have passed through Almuñécar over the centuries: Egyptians, Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs. One of the most important pieces is the Egyptian cinerary urn made of marble belonging to Pharaoh Apophis [...]

Archivo Museo Ruiz de Almodóvar

Órgiva

This cultural centre is made up of a number of rooms containing art from the 19th and 20th century. It also contains furniture and objects d’art as well as paintings by the Granadan artist José Ruiz de Almodóvar and other [...]

Armilla Museum of Ethnography. Casa García de Viedma

Armilla

This museum is located in the Casa García Viedma, which dates back to the 18th century. The family owned several houses and large amounts of land on which there were roads, barns and orchards, as well as the homes of [...]



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