Discovering the history of Málaga
Other museums in Málaga open the door to explore local history – a melting pot of civilisations, all of which have left their mark and contributed to shaping the city’s character.
The value of local heritage:
Malaga's Museum holds the collections of two of the most distinguished museum institutions of Malaga, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Provincial Archaeology Museum which holds more than 15,000 references of archaeology and a wide painting's collection of more that 2,000 pieces which were produced along the xix and xx centuries. it is the 5th biggest museum of Spain and the largest of Andalucia.
Municipal Heritage Museum (MUPAM)
Here is a permanent display of a selection from the historic and artistic Municipal Heritage. Paintings, sculptures and graphic works including works by Picasso or Carlos Haes.
Gerald Brenan House
The house where lived the British writer Gerald Brenan is a cultural meeting point that aims to promote the connections between the Anglo-Saxon artists and the Spanish ones, that is to say, it aims to get that this house becomes a meeting place for cultures, as well as a place to think about new ideas.
About castles, theatres and folk art:
Gibralfaro Castle Interpretation Centre
Pura historia de Málaga. El Centro de Interpretación del Castillo de Gibralfaro muestra el uso de la fortaleza como guarnición militar y vigía costero entre los años 1487 y 1925. El recorrido se inicia con una gran maqueta de la Málaga musulmana inserta sobre la Málaga actual en volúmenes planos, en la que se destacan también algunos edificios singulares.
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Centre of Interpretation of the Roman Theatre
It is one of the entrances to the Roman Theatre in whose exterior façade fragments of the Lex Flavia Malacitana can be read. Different parts and museography with educational contents take us into the Roman world.
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Lagar de Torrijos Ecomuseum
The Lagar de Torrijos Eco-museum is a home-winery in the mountains of Málaga, which dates from 1843. This building is substantially the same as when it was constructed; it contains all the old equipment used for obtaining sweet Málaga wine, as well as for obtaining extra virgin olive oil and bread making.
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Eco-museum Astilleros Nereo
Astilleros Nereo is one of the 100 Spanish Historical Industrial Heritage sites devoted to boat building included in the National Industrial Heritage Plan. This craft has been listed as a Property of Cultural Interest.
The historical industrial architecture houses a maritime heritage ecomuseum specializing in historical replicas, classic boat restoration, and spotlighting maritime culture by designing enhancement projects for museums and cities with historical links to the sea.
Archaeological Exhibition Hall of the Alcazaba
Permanent exhibition on "Techniques and use of ceramics in Muslim Málaga, 11th -14th centuries." This is an educational tour presenting the importance of ceramics, the work of the archaeologists who collect them and the restorers who rebuild them for display in the museum. Topics such as the meaning of pottery and parts, the variety of forms and functions are explained in the Chambers of the Nasrid Palace.
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Archaeological Sites of La Araña
The situation, the natural resources and good climate have made Málaga a place inhabited since prehistoric times. This can be seen in the archaeological sites named the Yacimientos Arqueológicos de la Araña (Parque Prehistórico de Málaga – Prehistoric Park of Málaga), where visitor can learn more about the Neanderthal times, the Neolithic and the Bronze Age.