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The Best Museums in Granada

Thanks to its colourful and rich history. there are few places in the world more qualified than Granada to provide you with the opportunity to learn something new. No matter what you’re into, there’s bound to be a museum here to appeal to your interests and passions. Here is just a small selection of Granada’s finest museums to help create an educational and unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Parque de las Ciencias

Granada’s Science Park offers a fascinating look into the future. Here, you’ll see everything from educational yet peaceful green spaces to interactive exhibits on a number of science topics. It’s one of Granada’s best museums but it’s also great for a family day out the kids will fall in love with the stunning selection of exhibits and activities.

Centro Cultural García Lorca

The latest museum in Granda is a mere 60-second stroll from the Cathedral, which makes it an easy inclusion in any itinerary. The venue is focused on Spanish writer Federico García Lorca, an icon who died in the Spanish Civil War.

Museo de Bellas Artes

When you’re talking history and culture, it’s definitely worth paying a visit to the oldest museum in Granada. You can benefit from a visit to the museum that first opened its doors to the public in the 1800’s. The museum sits inside Charles V’s Palace and houses paintings from the 15th century all the way through to the 20h century, in addition to numerous beautiful sculptures.

One sculpture you won’t want to miss is the Santa María de la Alhambra.. This piece was originally placed at one of the Alahambra’s fortress gates by Queen Isabella post-Christian Reconquest. A replace stands where the original once stood while the original now calls the museum its home.

Fundación Rodríguez Acosta

One of Granada’s more esteemed art museums, there is far more than just paintings to feast your eyes on at the Fundación Rodríguez Acosta. While the majority of the art is superb, the museum itself is also something to be beheld. The five-story building provides stunning views of the city. Most of the art here represents works by 20-century painter José María Rodríguez Acosta.

Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte

The Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte provides a sneak peek into the lives of gypsies living in caves in one of Granada’s most unique museums. For anyone who has any curiosity at all into how this history and culture has evolved throughout the years, this is an absolute must-visit. In addition to seeing what an actual gypsy cave looks like for yourself, you can feast on the stunning views of the Darro Rover valley and the Alhambra from a whole new perspective.

Centro Cultural Caja Granada

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The Centro Cultural Caja Granada is one of Granada’s most contemporary and intriguing museums. As well as workshops, archives, and a theatre, there’s also a museum showing off Andalusia’s history and present. It’s a great way of experiencing the diversity of the region- in culture, history, and nature.