Museo Catedralicio (Cathedral Museum)
Located in the old chapter house, it has a carved 16th century Mudejar ceiling. It features a selection of his pictorial and sculptural heritage, with important works by Pedro de Mena and Jose Ribera, amongst others. The collection is completed by silver liturgical objects, carvings and embroidery, caskets, reliquaries, altar pieces and ivory crucifixes. The Museum visit is part of the Cathedral visit.
The collectionIt is divided into two rooms where we can observe several works from the different parts of the Cathedral; in the first you can see works of art while the second contains objects related to religion, as well as ceramics and carvings.
Among the paintings that can be seen in the first room are canvasses by great authors such as José de Ribera and Luis Morales. In this room they share a space with small 17th century sculptures.
The Episcopal seat of the Bishop Santos Olivera presides over the second room, where we can see, among other liturgical items, outstanding gold and ivory pieces.
The buildingThe Cathedral of Málaga is one of the city's main landmarks. It was built between 1528 and 1782 according to plans by Diego de Siloé.
It has a Baroque-style façade with a Renaissance interior. It is divided into three naves, the central one being the widest.