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Málaga: Carmen Thyssen Museum Ticket

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Visit the Museo Carmen Thyssen in Málaga, housed in the 16th-century Palacio de Villalón, and explore the treasures of 19th-century Spanish and Andalucían art. Tour on your own, or with a guide, and see the permanent and/or temporary exhibitions.

Highlights

  • Tour the beautiful 16th-century Palacio de Villalón to see a key example of Málaga's Renaissance architecture
  • See the Old Masters of the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection
  • Admire Romantic landscapes by Sánchez-Perrier, Ortega and more
  • Explore the précieux style of art
  • Wander through galleries of 19th-century Andalucían and Spanish art

Description

Go to the newly restored Museo Carmen Thyssen in Málaga, and see stunning examples of 19th-century Spanish and Andalucían art. You have the option to tour on your own, or with a guide for added information. Explore the permanent collection, temporary collection, or both. Whichever option you choose, you will get time to admire the beautiful 16th-century Palacio de Villalón, a key example of the city’s Renaissance architecture. The palace was built over the remains of the Roman city, within the old Moorish quarter of Málaga, and restoration focused on the recovery of its original layout, combined with newly built areas that co-exist in an understated manner. Arranged over 2 floors around a central courtyard, surrounded by arcaded galleries, particularly notable elements are the carved wooden ceilings and supporting fretwork in the principal rooms, where a number of 17th-century Spanish paintings are on display. Adjoining the palace are various new buildings designed in a contemporary style to house the permanent and temporary exhibitions. From its outset the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection has been admired for its wide-ranging scope and rigorous quality, presenting a comprehensive survey of 19th-century Spanish painting genres, with a particular focus on Andalusia.

Includes

Entrance to the Carmen Thyssen Museum Audioguide

Important Information

  • Animals other than guide dogs are prohibited Please wear suitable clothes for the museum Mobile (cell) phones are not allowed in the galleries Please do not touch the works of art Bags over 80 x 50 centimeters are not allowed in the museum Objects that might damage the works of art are not permitted

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