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Guadalupe


Museums of the Royal Monastery of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe


Contact details

Real Monasterio de Santa María de Guadalupe
10140  Guadalupe, Cáceres  (Extremadura)
rmsmguadalupe@planalfa.es
www.monasterioguadalupe.com
Tel.:+34 927367000
Fax.:+34 927367177

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Cáceres

Cáceres


Description

A monastery containing several museums

The Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Royal Monastery is an artistic treasure which has been conserved over the centuries, and is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Embroidery Museum features liturgical robes made at its embroidery workshop, including pieces from the 15th-19th centuries. There are more than ninety volumes produced by the Guadalupe monastery scriptorium between the 14th and 19th centuries in the Museum of Illuminated Manuscripts, as well as huge missals and two 15th-century books on the Passion of Christ. The old dressing room houses the Sculpture and Painting Museum, containing works by Goya and El Greco, along with carvings by Anequín de Bruselas and Egas Cueman, and a marble crucifixion attributed to Michelangelo. There are paintings by Zurbarán in the old sacristy.

Designation:
Diocesan museum

Content:
Religious art


Practical information

Schedule

From Monday to Sunday
From 09:30 to 13:00
From 15:30 to 18:30



Prices

General: €5
Reduced: €4

Services

Lodging: call +34 927367000 to reserve, or e-mail hospederia@monasterioguadalupe.com

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