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Leather Museum of Ubrique

Avenida Herrera Oria s/n | Convento de Capuchinos, 11600 Ubrique, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Spain
+34 670 24 52 29
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Una verdadera joya - a real gem

This is a fascinating museum which tells the story of the vital part played by artisan leatherwork... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Jackie S
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Fife, United Kingdom
A great place for all ages

I was actually surprised that this museum would be so interestng. They had a great display of tools... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Carolyn C
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Nevada City, California
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Avenida Herrera Oria s/n | Convento de Capuchinos, 11600 Ubrique, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Spain
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a fascinating museum which tells the story of the vital part played by artisan leatherwork in the economy and history of this beautiful village. We were given a really informative and interesting guided tour by founder/owner Maribel who is passionate about what has...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I was actually surprised that this museum would be so interestng. They had a great display of tools used in the trade, but my favorite part were the many examples of leather items made over the last 100+ years. The curator provided a wonderful hands-on...More

1  Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Great place with a lot of history. It is best to bring a Spanish speaker to assist in translation but you could still have a good time looking at the leather work.

Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Went here on a day trip it was very interesting and the lady who greets you is so friendly and knowledgable, lots to see and gifts to buy Paco the leather maker made a wee purse for 5euro. Next door is the lovely chapel as...More

Thank alfoquia
Reviewed 1 April 2015

An unusual and very interesting museum but there were no English speaking guides, so if your Spanish is rusty you may have some problems. Still worth a visit though as staff were very kind, helpful and obviously passionate about the museum.

Thank NannaAnne2013
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Very interesting to visit. You can learn how Ubrique is one of the most important place in the world for the production of luxury leather goods.

2  Thank Karen_Wilson55
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Well set out museum in a beautiful building, would have been a better experience if there had been maybe a craftsman working in leather. Some nice exhibits though of the leather makers art

1  Thank Neil_JPontefract
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