House Museum of Manuel de Falla in Granada

tree musicians play music in manuel de falla museum
This museum was the home of the great Spanish composer Manuel de Falla from 1921 to 1939. It is located near the Alhambra, in the Antequeruela Alta street.

artists play music in manuel de falla garden
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.

During his time here Falla wrote the opera El Retablo de Maese Pedro (Master Peter's Puppet Show) and his Concierto para Clave y 5 Instrumentos (Concerto for Harpsichord and five Instruments).

manuel de falla living room and his piano The composer participated enthusiastically in the rich cultural movent of the city together with his friend Federico García Lorca and many other famous artists and intellectuals.

More than 70 years after the departure of the great Spanish musician to Argentina, his house in Granada was opened to visitors as a museum.

All his personal belongings are displayed as he left them that day, since the composer was planning to return soon.

bed and shelfs in manuel de falla bedroom The Spanish writer José Bergamin asked him: "When do you think you will be back, maestro? He replied: "When all the Spaniards have finally reached an agreement".

That was on September 1939 when the Spanish Civil War had already started. Falla traveled to Argentina, where he died on September 1946.

Manuel de Falla left Spain after his friend Federico García Lorca was murdered in Granada. He left behind his piano, his desk, his clothes and many other belongings that visitors can now see.

This amazing collection of personal belongings provide visitors useful insights about Falla's personality.

the office and the typing machine to write music There are also some gifts he received from famous Spanish artists, like paintings from Pablo Picasso and Ignacio Zuloaga, or letters and drawings from Federico García Lorca and Hermenegildo Lanz.

The most valuable ones are kept in the Auditorium, which is next to the house. This exhibition is open Monday to Friday in the mornings and it is free.

Granada's Auditorium, which is named after the famous composer, offers amazing views of the city.

On the second floor, the Manuel de Falla Archive holds many of his documents and his library. This is one of the best archives you will find about this historic period in Spain.

Manuel de Falla Museum Entrance Fee

entrance to the manuel de falla museum in granadaThe guided visit can be booked in English and French via email or telephone 649 055 947.

  • General admission: 3 euros.
  • Reduced fee: 1 euro (for students, pensioners and residents).
  • Free on Wednesday morning before 11:00h.

Manuel de Falla Museum Opening Hours

Visits to the House Museum of Manuel de Falla are guided. It takes about 40 minutes. Please, note that the last entry is about 30 minutes before closing time.

From October to May

view of the alhambra palace from manuel de falla museum
  • Tuesday to Saturday: from 10:00 to 17:00h.
  • Sundays: 10 to 15h.
  • Closed on Monday and Bank Holidays.

June and September

  • From Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 to 14:30.
  • Closed on Mondays and Bank Holidays.

July and August

  • From Tuesday to Saturday: 9:00 to 14:30.
  • Closed on Mondays, Sundays and Bank Holidays

Contact Details and How to Reach the Museum

How to Get to the Manuel de Falla Museum

You can reach the museum in Alhambra Bus, the route C30, C32 and C35. Bus stop: 'Carmen de los Mártires'.

Contact Details

Address: Manuel de Falla Museum, Paseo de los Mártires s/n, 18009 Granada. Telephone: 958 222 188.

location of the Manuel de Falla Museum in Granada

You Might Also Be Interested In

Page Updated: May 17, 2022


Follow us on our social networks

follow love granada in instagram follow love granada in twitter follow love granada on facebook

If you find this information useful, please share it

share love granada in twitter share love granada in facebook share love granada in linked in

© Copyright • • Any use of the content, including copying of it in whole or in part is prohibited.
Opinions about Manuel de Falla Museum in Granada
Vitit to Manuel de Falla Museum
Great place to visit, and a great guide with delightful explanations of the composer's life and work.

granada opinion
Guided Tours

alhambra albaicin guided tour
Where and how to buy tickets for the Alhambra and where to collect them, what to do if tickets are sold out.
Home » Granada Museums » Manuel de Falla Museum
Museo Manuel de Falla en Granada
Alhambra | Granada Top 10 | Granada in 3 Days | Granada Guide | Costa Tropical | Alpujarra