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Malaga Museums

Malaga is known for its rich cultural heritage and historic landmarks. Thousands of tourists and art connoisseurs visit Malaga to observe and study the objects displayed in Malaga's museums. The city has numerous museums that showcase various aspects of its history, art, and culture. The city has rightly been called 'the city of Museums', be it a Picasso museum, Music museum or an exhibition centre, the sheer variety will leave you amazed.

Whatever your penchant is, you will find a museum that will cater to your interests. Many well-known sculptors, artists and painters have been featured at the museums.

Museo Jorge Rando

Museum Jorge Rando (Museo Jorge Rando)

Museum Jorge Rando (Museo Jorge Rando)

The Jorge Rando Museum is the first of its kind in Spain. The museum represents expressionist art and is devoted to the painter Jorge Rando and his work. The museum focuses on learning and propagation of the works of Jorge Rando and also represents diverse art forms such as paintings, sculpture, philosophy, architecture, literature, films and music. The museum is located close to the Monastery of Mercy and was designed by the architect D. Manuel Rivera Valentin.

Address: Calle Cruz del Molinillo, 12, 29013 Malaga, Spain.

Picasso Foundation  (Fundación Picasso)
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Picasso Foundation (Fundación Picasso)

Fundacion Picasso (Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation) is a foundation headquartered in Picasso's birthplace 'Plaza de la Merced' now known as the Museo Casa Natal ("Birthplace Museum"). The five-storey building includes a Picasso documentation centre, art collections, a department of cultural promotion and the Museo Casa Natal. The museum displays a collection of works by Picasso and other Spanish philosophers, inventors, and sculptors.

Address: Plaza de la Merced, 15, 29012 Malaga, Spain.

Interactive Music Museum - MIMMA (Museo Interactivo de la Música)
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Interactive Music Museum - MIMMA (Museo Interactivo de la Música)

MIMMA is located in an 18th-century building, the Palacio del Conde las Navas. The museum has the best collections of musical instruments ranging from different eras, countries and civilisations. It is also one of the most interactive museums offering various cultural and musical performances and educational projects throughout the year.

Address: Calle Beatas, 15, 29008 Malaga, Spain.

Municipal Museum (Museo del Patrimonio Municipal)
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Municipal Museum (Museo del Patrimonio Municipal)

The museum was started with the thought of displaying Malaga's long & eventful history through art pieces, documents of great historical value, paintings, graphics and an extensive library. Started in Town Hall in 1487, the museum has a collection of over 4,000 pieces that range from the 15th to the 21st century. It also organises temporary exhibitions, conferences and workshops.

Address: Paseo de Reding, 1, 29016 Malaga, Spain.

Museum Revello de Toro (Museo Revello de Toro)

Museum Revello de Toro (Museo Revello de Toro)

The Revello de Toro museum is situated on Cistercian Street in the notable centre of Malaga. The museum derives its name from the famous painter Felix Revello de Toro and is dedicated to his work. The museum was launched in 2010 and houses over 130 works of the artist. The artist was well known for his paintings depicting the various forms and moods of a woman, and the museum contains grand examples of the same. It also offers a gallery for temporary exhibitions of guest artists.

Address: Calle Afligidos, 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain.

The Picasso Museum (Museo Picasso Málaga)

The Picasso Museum (Museo Picasso Málaga)

The Museo Picasso Málaga is a museum in Málaga opened in 2003 in the Buenavista Palace and has over 250 works donated by members of Picasso's family. This museum is located just 200m (660ft) from Picasso's birthplace 'Plaza de la Merced. The museum also displays Picasso's revolutionary multimedia innovations. It is the third Picasso museum in Europe, after locations in Paris and Barcelona.

Address: Palacio de Buenavista, Calle San Agustín, 8, 29015 Malaga, Spain.

Museum of Glass and Crystal (Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Málaga)

Museum of Glass and Crystal (Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Málaga)

Situated inside an 18th-century mansion, the Museum of Glass and Crystal represents art through beautiful crystals and glass. The museum contains around 3000 pieces of glass from different periods, paintings, glass objects, furniture, decorative items, etc. The museum arranges workshops and events and strives to promote the art of local artisans and craftsmen.

Address: Plazuela Santísimo Cristo de la Sangre, 2, 29012 Malaga, Spain.

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