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Museo del Bandolero

Calle Arminan 65, 29400 Ronda, Spain
+34 952 87 77 85
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Interesting, Educational & Unique

An inexpensive way to pass an hour being educated. I consider this museum an important addition... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark A
via mobile

not a large museum and many of the items were only reproductions although the actual history and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Perry G
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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Bandolero museum consists of four galleries: Gallery of the Romantic Travellers. Exhibition of paintings of that time as well as several historical documents, like birth and death certificates, edicts, royal laws, etc. Gallery "Living the Bandits world". It consists of dioramas, pictures, weapons, money and coins, official stamps, paintings, etc.Gallery "The Men and the Names". It is dedicated to the better known bandoleros (bandits) still remembered and who belong to the romantic age of the Bandits: Diego Corrientes, José María El Tempranillo, el Tragabuches. Gallery "The ones who followed the trace". Special mention to the Guardia Civil (The Civil Guard was the local police at the villages), a police spezialized in the fight against bandits. It shows their clothes, pictures, documents, etc.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“bad guys” (2 reviews)
“small museum” (4 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Calle Arminan 65, 29400 Ronda, Spain
+34 952 87 77 85
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An inexpensive way to pass an hour being educated. I consider this museum an important addition to things to see because most people probably won't have a clue about the bandits of the era. The cost was low for the owners labour of love and...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

not a large museum and many of the items were only reproductions although the actual history and stories of the bandits were interesting. If you are passing drop in but not worth going out of your way to visit it.

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Not stuffy and a lot of fun. Lots of English explanations. After Napoleon upset the local balance of power the bad guys seemed to have filled it perfectly. Lots of pictures some quite grizzly. Recommend.

Thank Bergman J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This was a recommendation from our son who visited many years ago. It was a fun and informative museum. Definitely worth a look.

Thank dialqueen
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Always at a disadvantage if you don't speak the language. I was also a bit disappointed tha it cost to get in...but what the heck. There is a gift store prior to entering, but didn't find items for sale that interesting...couldn't find anything i "had"...More

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The bandit culture in Spain is quite legion. This tiny museum is decrepit and richly authentic. I loved the collection of bade rollers graphic novels. And the period photos of convicted badits

Thank marialY5750CZ
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you have time, this little museum is interesting also for kits, for cinema adventures with spanish and other bandits of screen.

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Kids enjoyed browsing this eclectic museum of Spanish history. We went in for something to do but it's not something you need to see in a hurry.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Lots of information in Spanish, French, English and German. Many old pictures, documents, clothes, arms, etc. Also old comic books and old black and white movies in which the lifes of the bandits are described as being very romantic. That's exactly where I got mixed...More

1  Thank ladytrave
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Don't bother with this one! For your money you get pictures and names of historical local bandits, a disordered collection of arms, guns and knives, a couple of costumes, and ... the inevitable shop, selling tourist junk. A complete waste of time and money.

Thank James R
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27 February 2015|
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Response from alinga | Property representative |
Hola, el Museo del Bandolero se encuentra en la ciudad de Ronda, la distancia desde Vélez es de 145km. Gracias.