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Museo Historico-Etnologico

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Address: Plaza Libertad De La, 29650, Mijas, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 59 03 80

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A local history nuseum that's a must see.

This museum opposite San Sebastian Church details the history of Mijas Pueblo, how the people lived through the years and how its most fanous resident Manuel Cortes hid for 30... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum opposite San Sebastian Church details the history of Mijas Pueblo, how the people lived through the years and how its most fanous resident Manuel Cortes hid for 30 years. The exhibits are authentic and everything is beautifully displayed. Entrance is €1. What a bargain to see so much of interest, learn how people struggled to make a living... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly suprised that it didn't turn out to be a tourist trap. They don't charge an entrance fee but ask for a donation. It's a small museum but it was interesting enough for our young children (3 and 6yrs)

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Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been to many local museums. They vary in quality; this one is memorable. They had lots of real exhibits, including machinery. The commentary was mostly in Spanish, but there was some English. It's content graphically explained life in Mijas Pueblo before tourism; it was tough! A visit is recommended to all tourists!

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Only 1 euro entrance with loads of history of the agriculture and peoples of Mijas through the ages. Displays of the different machinery and methods used as well ashistorical photos.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a really well presented local museum, well laid out and interesting. It is run by the ajuntamiento and only costs 1€ each.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

For 1 € you can spend an interesting hour or so and see all the old farming equipment , from Olive pressing to the inside of an old house , old photographs from 50 years ago around the Pueblo , and also a very nice courtyard .

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a little gem hidden in the back streets of Mijas. It only costs 1€ for adults, they didnt charge for Children and it shows you the Spain of 50 years ago. Its mainly in Spanish so some imagination is required but take your time and try and figure it out. The view of the streets from the balcony... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

what a lovely little place to visit, one of the best things to see in Mijas and only 1 euro to get in, it's such a lovely little museum it will soon cost a lot more to see once people realise how interesting the place is, it really is a must thing to see even if it's only to get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

A good museum showing how locals lived in the past. For only 1 euro entry this is certainly a good place to visit. The only problem we found was quite a bit of the exhibition is only in Spanish so we couldn't understand some of the exhibits. Other than that well recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Spent a lovely time in the museum , all the old equipment from farming to olive picking , to general lifestyle , loved the little courtyard , so pretty . Enjoyed the old photos , many having the 'now' photos beneath . €1 well spent .

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