The Art in Malaga: Which Museums to Visit

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Are you an art lover? Then Malaga is the right place for you. This city offers all sorts of interesting museums for you to visit.

1. Pablo Picasso Museum

The famous artist Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga. You can view a lot of his artwork throughout the city center, but there is also a museum dedicated to all his alluring work. That is why you shouldn’t miss the Picasso Museum while you are staying here in Malaga.

Opening Hours: July-August daily from 10 am to 8 pm.

Pablo Picasso Museum

2. Carmen Thyssen Museum

At the Carmen Thyssen museum, you will find the most precious artworks from Andalusia. So, you will be able to admire a lot of paintings which are part of the Spanish culture, for example, bullfights, fiestas and architecture.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm.

3. Automobile and Fashion Museum

There is something for everyone at the Automobile and Fashion Museum. For instance, exclusive vehicles and more than 200 Haute Couture pieces to be seen. All of the rooms have their own theme and each of them will take you back in time.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm.

4. Museum of Glass and Crystal

The glass and crystal museum is definitely worth visiting. It is situated in a historic building in the center of Malaga. Moreover, the items in the museum itself are displayed in a way that makes it look like a private home. All visits have guided tours. You will find that the old sofa’s and the windows are beautifully decorated with stained glass. Therefore, when you are walking through the museum, it will feel like you are surrounded by a rainbow.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm

5. The Contemporary Art Center

The Contemporary Art centre offers a lot. You can visit exhibitions, workshops, conferences and educational programs. Moreover, you can take a tour through time from the 1950s until now and see how art has changed over the years.

Opening Hours: During Summer Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm.

6. The Museum of Popular Arts

If you want to learn more about the culture of Malaga, you should definitely visit the Popular Arts Museum. You will view the work of printing, fishing, baking, and much more!  There are several areas and in each one of them, you will learn more about the history and traditions of Malaga.

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and on Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm.

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7. Centre Pompidou: The Art Centre of Malaga

The Centre Pompidou of Malaga offers one exhibition that is divided into several topics. Here you will find artwork from famous artists. Also, besides paintings, there are also other forms of art such as architecture, photography and videos. And for the children, there are several workshops to follow, such as dance, theatre and cinema.

Opening Hours: Wednesday to Monday from 9.30 am to 8 pm.

8. Street Art in Malaga

You can find several artworks in the city for free. For example, you can explore the neighbourhood of SoHo and you will find all sorts of street art works. There are several graffiti artists that worked on these creations. So, you can just walk around and explore the art in Malaga.

Do you want to know about more free things to do in Malaga? Check out our blog post: free things in Malaga.