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Cazorla


Upper Guadalquivir Museum of Art and Popular Customs


Contact details

Castillo de la Yedra
23470  Cazorla, Jaén  (Andalusia)
museocazorla.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es
http://www.museosdeandalucia.es
Tel.:+34 953101402
Fax.:+34 953711638

Location

Autonomous region:
Andalusia

Province/Island:
Jaén

Jaén


Description

History and traditional art

The museum was created in 1973 and is located at La Yedra Castle.

It has two different sections: one focusing on History, set in the Keep, and one dedicated to Art and Popular Customs, set in an adjacent building. The History section has three rooms: the first is a chapel with a Romanesque-Byzantine Christ; in the second you can find the Arms Room, where there is an exhibition of weaponry and furniture from the 16th and 17th centuries; on the third floor, meanwhile, is the Noble Room, with 17th-century Flemish tapestries and Bargas-style cabinets from the 17th and 18th centuries. The Arts and Popular Customs section also has three rooms, with farm tools, models of olive oil mills, ceramics, etc. In one of the rooms there is a reconstruction of a typical Cazorla kitchen.

Designation:
Provincial museum

Artistic period:
Costumbrista

Content:
Popular arts and traditions


Practical information

Schedule

From Sep 16 to May 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 20:30

Public holidays
From 10:00 to 17:00
Closing days: Monday

From Jun 01 to Sep 15
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 09:00 to 15:30

From 10:00 to 17:00
Closed: 1 January, 1 May,  25 December.

Closing days: Monday

Prices

Admission free European Union citizens with ID
€1,50 Other countries

 

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