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Alborania Museum. Maritime Learning Centre - Museums

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Museo Alborania-Aula del Mar

Alborania Museum. Maritime Learning Centre


An interactive experience to discover the extraordinary marine life of the Alboran Sea. Discover the Málaga maritime history through fishing, sailing, culture and maritime traditions. Appreciate the natural and cultural heritage of the Andalusian coast and participate in the conservation of coastal areas and marine species.

The collection

In this museum we can discover the fauna and flora of the Alboran Sea, the westernmost part of the Mediterranean. We shall discover the history of Málaga and the sea that bathes its shores through fishing, sailing, culture and maritime traditions.

The museum is actively involved in the conservation of coastal areas and marine species. It is common to find marine creatures, such as the loggerhead turtle, in recovery in the facilities.

It is a participatory place where we can touch whale bones, see marine organisms through the microscope or play on a boat simulator. We can enjoy an interactive experience through aquariums, model ships, collections of marine fauna and flora, games, enveloping audiovisual presentations and laboratory experiments.

It offers activities including coastal routes, walks around the port, visits to the land reclaimed from the sea, beaches and cliffs.It also offers workshops where we can discover the biodiversity of the Mediterranean, the classification of the major groups of organisms, the anatomy of fish, life of sea turtles or the art of fishing.

The building

The Alborania Museum is located in a modern building in the Port of Málaga, in the shade of the Palmeral de las Sorpresas, a new civic space which, along with Muelle Uno, have integrated the port into the city.


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