Vilar de Santos


Limia Ethnographic Museum


Contact details

Calle Celanova, 63
32650  Vilar de Santos, Ourense  (Galicia)
patronato@museodalimia.com
www.museodalimia.com
Tel.:+34 988465883
Tel.:+34 988465872
Fax.:+34 988465872

Location



Description

Age-old trades

The museum has been housed in this old Hospital building belonging to the Order of Santiago since 1996.

The various rooms contain ethnographic exhibits from the A Limia region, mostly donated by local residents. There are recreations of the region’s most important crafts and trades, and there are photographs, maps, and reconstructions of traditional homes and rural life. It also has a functioning crafts workshop and specialist library.

  • Designation: Provincial museum
  • Artistic period: Costumbrista
  • Content: Ethnology

Practical information

Schedule

  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM From 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Guided tour. By prior appointment: Monday-Friday

Prices

  • General: €1,50

Map


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