Museums and art in Malaga City Center

Museums

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that history and culture are a point of pride here, enthusiastically promoted in Malaga’s numerous museums and monuments. From ancient archaeological treasures, to traditional Spanish pastimes, a famous local artist and hero, to the contemporary art that still emerges from this city – you have everything at your feet.

Picasso Birth House Museum

The Picasso Museum is housed in the Buenavista Palace, a Renaissance building from the 16th century and the most important example of noble architecture from the period. Tirelessly prolific, Picasso painted over 2,000 works.

More than 200 works including paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics and engravings testify to the magnitude of his prolific career, from its inception until the last academic paintings of the 70’s.

Open Tues – Thurs and Sun from 10h to 20h; Fri and Sat from 10h to 21h.
General admission: 6€

 

Malaga Aquarium

The Aquarium of Malaga has all kind of maritime recreations, with a variety of different sea species. It also has a part dedicated to life at sea where you can find ships, models, and other fishermen tools.

Open Monday to Friday, 10h – 14:30h
Calle Manuel Agustin Heredia, 35

 

Centre of Contemporary Art – CAC Malaga

In this museum you can find more than 400 different examples of mainly Spanish contemporary art from the 19th to 20th century.

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11h – 14h and 17.30h – 21.30h
Calle Alemania

 

Bullfight Museum

Bullfighting art and history. Get an idea of this famous Spanish pasttime. Costumes and posters of their best fighters are exhibited.

Open Monday to Friday, 10h – 13h and 17h – 20h.
Plaza de Toros “La Malagueta” Paseo de Reding

 

Carmen Thyssen Museum

The collection includes the main genres in 19th century Spanish painting, paying special attention to Andalusian artists. There are more than 200 works on display at the mid 16th century Villalón Palace including “Santa Marina” by Zurbarán.

Then it continues with a section dedicated to Romantic landscapes and costumbrismo, depicting customs and manners, with works by Genaro Pérez Villaamil, Manuel Barrón, and the Domínguez Bécquer family.

Open Tues – Sun, 10h to 20h.
General Admission: €6, Reduced: €3,5.

 

Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum is located in the castle/ fortress La Alcazaba. It contains important archaeological findings from the Phoenician era to the Moorish epoch. Many of the findings were found under the restoration of La Alcazaba and include Roman sculptures and mosaics, Arab ceramics and other pre-historical findings.

Open Monday to Sunday, 09h – 20h

 

Picasso Birth House Museum

The Pablo Picasso Foundation Museum showcases original works by Pablo Picasso in its permanent collection and during temporary exhibitions.

The museum occupies the first floor of the building where the painter was born and lived the early years of his life. There are three rooms devoted to the different mediums used by Picasso, ceramics, prints and illustrated books.

Plaza de la Merced, 15

Open everyday from 09h30h – 20h
General admission: 1 €

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