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Museo Historico-Etnologico

Plaza Libertad De La, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 59 03 80
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A nice little place to visit for a respite from the sun.

An interesting museum featuring the history of Mijas/Spanish life. A focus on home life and... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Katie P
Really interesting

A really authentic museum showing rural life in earlier times with an excellent pretty courtyard... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Julian B
Derby, Uk
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Plaza Libertad De La, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 59 03 80
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

An interesting museum featuring the history of Mijas/Spanish life. A focus on home life and farming as well as some ancient history.

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A really authentic museum showing rural life in earlier times with an excellent pretty courtyard. Well worth a visit for 1 Euro

Thank Julian B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Only 1 euro donation and what a delightful place to visit ! It certainly captures the Mijas of yesteryears with a comprehensive collection of farm tools, fishing equipment and rooms recreating an old bakery and kitchen to name but a few. Most interesting was the...More

Thank vessi80
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Being in Mijas this small museum about old times in Spain is well worth a short visit. We just happened to pass by and paid 1 Euro each for entrance. We spent about 30 minutes looking at the vaious exhibitions on both floors.

Thank T3T
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This museum opposite San Sebastian Church details the history of Mijas Pueblo, how the people lived through the years and how its most fanous resident Manuel Cortes hid for 30 years. The exhibits are authentic and everything is beautifully displayed. Entrance is €1. What a...More

Thank Flora S
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly suprised that it didn't turn out to be a tourist trap. They don't charge an entrance fee but ask for a donation. It's a small museum but it was interesting enough for our young children (3 and 6yrs)

Thank Fajota
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been to many local museums. They vary in quality; this one is memorable. They had lots of real exhibits, including machinery. The commentary was mostly in Spanish, but there was some English. It's content graphically explained life in Mijas Pueblo before tourism; it...More

Thank konsilanto
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Only 1 euro entrance with loads of history of the agriculture and peoples of Mijas through the ages. Displays of the different machinery and methods used as well ashistorical photos.

Thank hlpendula
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a really well presented local museum, well laid out and interesting. It is run by the ajuntamiento and only costs 1€ each.

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 20 September 2016

For 1 € you can spend an interesting hour or so and see all the old farming equipment , from Olive pressing to the inside of an old house , old photographs from 50 years ago around the Pueblo , and also a very nice...More

Thank ab2pcs
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