Rodriguez Acosta Foundation in Granada - Hidden Astounding OasisJose Maria Rodriguez Acosta (1878-1941) was a painter from Granada who devoted solely to his own work, as their family heritage allowed him that luxury.
The house where Rodriguez Acosta Fundation-Museum is situated is a compendium of styles and was decorated with objects brought from all over the world.
Hence their exotic appearance. It has beautiful gardens with ponds, Palomino frescoes, statues, carvings from Baptist and paintings from Bocanegra, magnificent views over Granada and hidden tunnels from the Alhambra next door.
Opening HoursWinter timetable (15 October - 14 March): 10:00-16:30.
Daylight saving time (15 March - 14 October): 10:00 - 18:30.
Tickets can be purchased at www.fundacionrodriguezacosta.com
Type of Visits and Entrance TicketsThe Rodriguez-Acosta Foundation can only be seen as a guided tour.
The museum has two types of visits - general and complete.
The general visit and comprises an outdoor walk through the carmen-studio designed by the Granada painter Jose Maria Rodriguez-Acosta at the beginning of the 20th century.
It includes a tour of the different courtyards and terraces, the underground galleries and the museum, which includes the private collection of the Granada historian Manuel Gomez-Moreno Martinez.
The general visit lasts approximately 1 hour and costs 5 euros (does not include the Library).
The visits start every 30 minutes from 10:00 to 16:30.
The complete tour, that includes the library, lasts approximately 1 hour 20 minutes and costs 6 euros.
Completa visits start at 10:00 and 10:30, or at 16:00 and 16:30 (18:00 and 18:30 in summer).
There are discounts for pensioners, children, youth and disabled. Children under 12 are free.
How to Get to the Rodriguez Acosta FoundationTake the minibus Alhambra Bus route C30 or C35 from Plaza Nueva, get off at "Carmen de los Martires'.
The stop is only 100 meters from the 'Fundacion Rodriguez Acosta'.
Tip: its impossible to park nearby, it is advisable to take public transport or walk. You can also leave your car in the parking of the Alhambra.
Contact DetailsAddress: Rodriguez Acosta Foundation Museum, Granada, Callejon Nino del Royo 8.
Phone: 958 227 497.
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OutstandingVery impressive home and gardens with lovely views over Granada. A highlight of our stay in this magical city. Miguel was an excellent guide.