Museums

Benalmadena

Archaeological Museum
Interesting selection of archaeological finds from the area. Open Mondays to Fridays, 10am to 2pm and 4 to 7pm. Free.
Avda. Juan Luís Peralta 49, Benalmadena village (952-448-593)

Malaga

Aircraft Museum
Picasso Museum Tower Displays and models illustrating the history of aircraft and flight. Open from 9am to 1pm. Entry is free.
Malaga Airport (952-048-176)

Centro de Arte Contemporaneo (CAC)
A newly opened and popular museum of modern art situated in the restored market building near the river. Exhibitions change frequently as the museum aims to be a showcase for new artists in the region. There’s also an interesting permanent exhibition. Open 10am to 8pm. Free.
C/ Alemania (952-120-055)

Doll House Museum
A collection of some 50 doll houses dating from 1850 to 1976. Open Tuesdays to Sundays, 10:30am to 1.30pm and from 5:30 to 8:30pm.
C/ Alamo 32 (952-210-082)

Malaga Automobile Museum
Superb collection of epoch cars, presented in thematic areas that describe the different styles which characterize the artistic evolution of the XX century.
Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00.
Price: 6,00 €.
Avenida Sor Teresa Prat, 15 – 29003 Malaga (951-137-001)

Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions
An interesting selection of artefacts and displays showing how people used to live and work. Open 10am to 1:30pm and 5 to 8pm.
C/ Mesón de la Victoria, Pasillo de Santa Isabel 10 (952-217-137)

Picasso Museum
A newly opened and highly acclaimed museum set in the surroundings of a XVI century palace and housing more than 200 works by the Malaga-born painter in its permanent collection. There’s also a temporary exhibition, shop and restaurant. Open from 10am to 8pm, closed Mondays. Children free.
Palacio de Buenavista C/ San Agustín 8 (902-443-377)

Marbella

Bonsai Museum
A large collection of bonsai trees, many of which are unique specimens. Open daily.
Parque Arroyo de la Represa, near the suspension bridge on
Avda. Dr. Maíz Vial (952-862-926)

Museum of Contemporary Spanish Prints (Museo del Grabado Español Contemporaneo)
Antiguo Hospital Bazán C/ Hospital Bazán, in the old square of Marbella (952-765-741)

Mijas

Museum of Popular Traditions (Casa-Museo)
Plaza de la Libertad 2, Mijas Village (952-590-380)

Ojén

Wine Museum
This old distillery now houses displays on the history of Malaga’s different wines and spirits. Guided visits in English, French and Spanish are available. Open daily. Free.
C/ Carreras 39 (952-881-453)