San Juan de Dios Museum and Casa de los Pisa in GranadaBefore devoting his life to the poor and sick and foundeding the Hospitaller Order (Orden de Hospitalarios), San Juan de Dios (St. John of God) had been a shepherd, farmer, soldier, bricklayer ...
Casa de los Pisa, where the Museo of Juan de Dios is located, was built by the Pisa family in the fifteenth century. The family of Pisa is famous for hosting San Juan de Dios at thier home to cure his illness.
San Juan de Dios died on 8 March 1550s in this house. Pisa family preserved all the furniture and belondings of San Juan de Dios as it was when he lived there.
In the nineteenth century, the building was acquired by the Hospitaller Order of St John of God, considered one of the most important elements of their heritage.
The Museum of Juan de Dios has twelve rooms, three galleries, a courtyard and a beautiful chapel. The museum has lots of paintings, metalwork, furniture, porcelain and the iconography of St. John of God.
The Museum of San Juan de Dios is considered as a valuable source of history and most important of its kind in Andalusia. The museum contains a file important documents of the management of hospitals.
Museum Opening Hours and EntranceMonday to Saturday from 10:00 to 13:30. The price of Admission is 3 euros.
Contact Details and How to Get to the Museum
Museo San Juan de Dios, Calle Convalencencia 1, Granada.
Phone:959 222 144.
How to Get to the Museum:
You can reach the San Juan de Dios Museum of Granada in a bus routes 4, 8, 11, 21, 33, the bus stop is the Cathedral or routes C31, C32, C34 bus stop Carrera del Darro.
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