Guadix Cave-Museum of Traditional Culture

Contact details

Plaza Padre Poveda, s/n
18500  Guadix, Granada  (Andalusia)
Tel.:+34 958665569




A cave-house

This museum will let you take a close look at this type of houses, dug out of the ground, which are very typical of the region.

The origin of these caves dates back to the 16th century. These houses were dug out of hills and undulating ground, taking advantage of the clay earth. Different rooms were dug out according to their function. They also incorporated stables for the animals. This museum shows how their inhabitants lived, with audiovisual presentations and a broad array of objects related with rural life and traditional regional trades.

  • Designation: Local museum
  • Artistic period: Costumbrista
  • Content: Popular arts and traditions

Practical information


  • From Monday to Friday From 10:00 to 14:00 From 16:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday From 10:00 to 14:00
  • Closing days: Sunday


  • General: €2,50
  • Groups: €2
  • Reduced: €1,50
  • Children: Admission free


WHAT IS THERE NEARBY? (within a 2 km radius)