The Top Ten Museums of Granada - Practical Guide and Information

lion in one of the best museums of granada, alhambra museum
If you are in Granada for a short time you might be able to see only a couple of museums, since the Alhambra and the Albaicín are a must and it usually takes more than one day to visit them.

alhambra museum in granada
If you want to enjoy a special visit these guided tours offer unique opportunity to discover Granada.

Alhambra + Albaicín + Sacromonte Tour: a combination of the complete tour of the Alhambra (Palaces, Alcazaba, Generalife) + the Albaicín + the Sacromonte.

Albaicin and Sacromonte Guided Tour: discover this old arab quarter of Granada with this guided tour.

This section will provide you with some basic information about Granada's museums to help you choose among them.

There are many museums in Granada, many of them are not famous, but charming and worth visiting. See below for a selection of the most representative and interesting museums in Granada.

Science Museum

bird veiw of science museum in granada This interactive museum is really fun for all the family. There are many exciting acitivities for children and wonderful views of the city. It is not far from the city centre.

Sacromonte Caves Museum

caves of the museum of sacromonte Located near the Albaycín, in another unique neighbourhood, this museum offers the opportunity to learn how people lived in these caves 100 years ago.

San Juan de Dios Museum

patio of the museum of san juan de dios in granada The Casa de los Pisa, where the museum is located, was built in the XV century. San Juan de Dios, one of Spain's leading religious figures, lived and died here.

Museum of the Alhambra

items in the alhambra museum Located on the ground floor of the Palace of Charles V, this museum has one of the best selections of Spanish-Moorish Art, in particular, Nasrid Art.

Garcia Lorca's Museum

huerta san vicente in granada It was the summer home of Lorca's family, an essential place in the artistic creation of this universal Spanish poet. Today is a cultural center located in a popular park.

Museum Casa de los Tiros

museum casa de los tiros in granada This XVI century palace located in the Realejo, the historic quarter, currently holds a library and archives about Granada´s arts and traditions.

Fine Arts Museum

fine art museum in granada Contains a splendid collection of paintings and sculptures from the XV to the XX Cent. by relevant artists from Granada, on the first floor of the Palace of Charles V.

Rodriguez-Acosta Museum

statues in rodriguez acosta museum in granada A beautiful carmen built by a famous painter, Jose María Rodriguez-Acosta, on the Mauror hill near the Alhambra. It holds a big part of Granada's artistic legacy.

M. de Falla House-Museum

manuel de falla museum in granada This museum was the home of the great Spanish composer Manuel de Falla.  All his personal belongings are displayed as he left them.  

Archaeological Museum

archaeological museum in granada It is one of the first archaeological museums in Spain. The museum features three galleries which host a collection of items from different historric periods.

You can buy a Granada Card. Whith this pass you can visit museums and monuments of Granada with a 25-30% discount on regular price and use free Granada city buses.

By purchasing the Granada Card you can visit the following museums in Granada any day of the week: the Alhambra and Generalife, the Alhambra Museum, Archaeological Museum, the Cathedral of Granada, the Capilla Real, Royal Chapel Museum, the Science Park, the Monastery of San Jeronimo, the Cartuja Monastery, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Cathedral Museum.

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Page Updated: May 17, 2022


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