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Museums in Marbella
Marbella has museums that we can visit during our stay in this municipality, although there are not many, they are very interesting museums with something special.
Travel to the past by visiting the museums that we recommend here below:
Amongst the museums in Marbella, we must highlight the Museum of Engravings, dedicated to the engravings in Andalusia and Spain, which we’ll find in Marbella’s old quarter.
Mondays and Saturdays: from 9am till 2pm
The Bonsai Museum can be considered one of the most important in Europe. It offers a wide selection of bonsais and species of plants. Amongst its treasures we’ll find “El Toro” (the bull), a juniper that’s over 400 years old.
Parque Arroyo de la Represa
Phone: +34 952 86 29 26
You can get there by car although we recommend to park in the surroundings of the centre of Marbella, specially in summer, during high season it’s a lot harder to find a parking spot near the museum, but we can go for a pleasant walk and visit the old quarter on the way if we park outside Marbella’s urban core.
Those who prefer to go by bus must catch the L-3 line, that leaves from the Marbella bus station, the bus stop where to get off is located at a very short distance from the Bonsai Museum.
This museum offers several services and activities, such as guided visits, a shop and easy access for the disabled.
Vega del Mar Basilica
A Paleo-Christian Basilica with a Visigoth origin, of which only part of its walls remain. We’ll find it near the mouth of the Guadalmina river and San Pedro de Alcantara.
Opening Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 12pm
From the beginning of this century, it has a vaulted roof and clay piping where the water or hot air would conduct. It’s situated near the entrance arch of San Pedro de Alcantara.
In San Pedro Alcántara.
The Roman village of Rio Verde dates back to the 1st century after our era and is located approximately 5 km. away from Marbella. It has a mosaic paving and several artistic representations.
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 12pm
Municipal Art Gallery
Plaza José Palomo
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