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Museo del Grabado Espanol Contemporaneo

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Address: Calle Hospital Bazan s/n, 29601, Marbella, Spain
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+34 952 76 57 41
10:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
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Not a common museum!

It is not the Museum in itself I want to talk about, I agree it has a nice exhibition of engravings and art but...The most delightful thing is to walk to the Museum. You have to... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2014
Elida S
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 693 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This contemporary Museum is located in old center of Malaga, it's a follower of modern contemporary art, with sketchs, gravures, brief outlines, with explications; many galeries to visit in a nice building.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

MGEC, Fundacion Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáned, are found in the outskirts of Marbella's old town. One of us is handicapped (with wheelchair) could not get into the museum. It has no elevator, ramps and the person had to go to a nearby restaurant and wait for us. We, the rest (3 of 4 people) had been looking forward to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My wife and I were of the opinion we would see works by Picasso, Dali and Miro - we didn't. The museum featured an exhibition of engravings by Manolo Millares, with whom we were not familiar. The attendants didn't seem to have any English, nor did they have even a brief complimentary leaflet to give some background to the exhibition.... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Unpretentiously presented breathtaking collection. The art-centered Spanish approach of the curator is commendable, especially in times of (over)commercialization of venues with master pieces on show. No such thing going on here in this historic town hospital: it is a modern, clean, well kept, airconditioned haven for those interested in the history and psychology of Spanish and Malaganian art.

Thank BarrieDa
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

It is not the Museum in itself I want to talk about, I agree it has a nice exhibition of engravings and art but...The most delightful thing is to walk to the Museum. You have to feel that pleasant sensation you 're in an old neighborhood with its daily rumors, the home food cooking smelling, the music sounds, (there was... More 

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Limassol Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2014

I think this museum will vary depending on the visiting exhibition. There was a photography exhibition when I went and it was interesting but I think that it would not appeal to everyone. There were some contemporary paintings but the actual engraving is just one old cellar with a couple of old engraving machines. The rest is well displayed art... More 

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Bedford, England
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

The Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo is located in the old Hospital Bazan, a 16th-century building. It houses exhibitions of engravings and art by many artists including Miro, Picasso & Dali. It's a great collection of works and well worth a visit. There is a small entrance fee and toilets are available inside. Recommended

1 Thank Somuchtosee01
Marbella, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This Museum of Contemporary Spanish Engraving is situated in the heart of the Old Quarter of Marbella very close to the remains of the caliph wall and the Iglesia de la Encarnación. The Museum is in a building of renaissance character but with a clear and significant gothic-mudejar imprint. (XVI c.)

1 Thank Mar C
Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 15 March 2012

The Engravings Museum is an important site in Marbella's Old Town. Housed in a medieval palace near the cathedral, it has a permanent collection that includes works by top contemporary artists such as Picasso, Dali and Miro. There are interesting exhibitions and workshops are held on a regular basis.

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