Have you seen the museum of fine arts in Granada?
Inaugurated in 1839, the museum was moved in 1950 to its current location, the Palace of Charles V, (a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture by Pedro Machuca) in the gardens of the Alhambra.
The museum houses about 2.000 works including paintings and sculptures and is divided into four main sections:
- Renaissance and Mannerism
- Baroque in Granada
- Painting in Granada in the XNUMXth century
- The twentieth century and the avant-gardes
The collections come mainly from the confiscations of the XNUMXth century and give a lot of prominence to the religious painting of Granada elaborated between the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries.
Subsequently, through the acquisitions of the Junta de Andalucía and the donations of private individuals, they filled the existing gaps, managing to complete a large part of the artistic panorama of Granada until the XNUMXth century.
Among the most relevant artists we find works by Sánchez Cotán or Alonso Cano, Manuel Angeles Ortiz, Manuel Rivera or José Guerrero. Also of great interest is the sculptural group "The burial of Christ", the work of Jacobo Florentine. It is also possible to admire works from old convents and churches in Granada.
Inside the museum there is also a library that contains many books on Renaissance and Baroque painting and sculpture, restoration and museology.
Tuesday to Saturday:
1st January - 14th March: from 9am to 00pm
March 15 - June 15: from 9am to 00pm
June 16 - September 15: from 9:00 to 15:30
September 16 - October 14: from 9:00 to 20:00
October 15 - December 31: from 9:00 to 18:00
Sundays, public holidays and Mondays on public holidays: from 9:00 to 15:30
All public holidays, including local ones, are open, except on the following days: 1st January, 6th January, 1st May, 24th December, 25th December and 31st December.
The entry price is € 1,50
- EU citizens
- over 65 years old
- members of ICOM
- people with a degree of disability equal to or greater than 33%
How to get to the Granada Museum of Fine Arts:
Bus: you can reach the museum on the C3 Alhambra Bus lines, the stop is called 'Alhambra'
Car care: it is possible to use the Alhambra car park
Address: Bellas Artes Museum, inside the Alhambra complex, Carlos V Granada Palace
Telephone: 958 563 508