Museums in the Region Costa Tropical

Museo Preindustrial del Azúcar

Located behind the “Casa de la Palma”. Motril, town of sugar, offers to visitors a pleasant and informative tour that condenses almost a thousand years of sugar cane culture. This luxury product was considered the “Sweet Gold” of the Andalusian coast in the Modern Age. Built on the remains of an old sugar mill from the XVIth Century, in the Preindustrial Sugar Cane Museum of more than 1.000 metres square in size, it is possible to discover the manufacturing and commercialisation processes used between XIIIth and XVIIIth Centuries with original scale reproductions of mills and wooden presses as well as the cooking rooms, making this museum unique of its kind in Europe.

Address: Avda. Marquesa de Esquilache, 4.

Telephone: 958 82 22 06

Archeological Museum "Cave of the Seven Palaces"


Given the limited opportunities for public buildings, Roman turning from IF AD, the construction of a underpinned by a set of vaults, known by locals caves platform. In honor of Minerva, a church in whose basement is the Cave of Seven Palaces, current seat of the Archaeological Museum since 1984, with such important pieces like a beautiful Egyptian glass from the time of Pharaoh Apophis I built S.XVII ac

Opening hours:

rom November 1 to March 31 Tuesday to Saturday:  10h00 - 13h30 / 16h00-18h30 Sunday: 10h00 - 13h00 Sunday afternoon and Monday closed 

Price: adults 2,35 / children 1,60 (the price is including a visit to the castle.

Salted Fish Factory Almuñecar

Avenida de Europa. Interior Park The Hawthorns

Archaeological investigations have revealed that the factory starts towards the end of the V century. BC, reaching its peak in the I and II d centuries. C. while maintaining a good level of production until the fourth century. C. in which, as in other factories of the Mediterranean, an area dedicated to small cemetery.

Entrance: free



Garden - Museum Del Bonsai

It is created with the purpose of promoting and publicizing the Japanese culture of bonsai and promote the love of trees and nature, showing a large number of species, both Asian, European, indigenous to the province and the Mediterranean coast. The museum will show you a bit of Japan and its culture, ancient and beautiful garden lanterns find the sacred pond carp, dry Zen garden and floral wet garden, exotic Buddhist sources, ancient trees, beautiful bull doors and all within a framework of peace and serenity within the Andalusian Garden.Located on Avenida de Andalucía and with an area of 2000mts2. With more than 200 exposed individuals is the most important of Andalusia and of the best in Spain.

Opening hours:

From Tuesday to Saturday:  10:30 to 14:00 / 17: 00-20: 30 Sunday and Monday:  . 10:30 to 14:00 

Price: adults 2,00 / children 1,00

Gibraltarillo Museum

A space dedicated to popular arts and customs. 

Contact details: 

C/ Señor del Paño, 20

Open to the public from Monday to Saturday, please phone 690 793936 to arrange a visit. 



Key Museum, Almuñecar

Puerta de Granada, s / n, 18690 Almuñécar (In the House of Culture)

This is an ambitious project that surprises visitors with quality plastic recreations and virtual aspects of its content, recreating the historical, cultural and tourist past the village. In the journey that is done through models, holograms, images, panels, text and photographs, visitors discover the wealth of historical, cultural and tourist heritage of the town. His interest lies in bringing together and shows visitors the most important keys to our past as well as the supply and tourist information.

Opening Hours:

From November 1 to March 31 Monday to Saturday:  10: 00h-13: 30/16: 00h-18: 30h. Closed on Sundays

Price: adults 2,35 / children 1,60



Mansion La Najarra

Building neo-Moorish style inspired by the tradition of home-garden Arabic. It was built in the middle of the nineteenth century with a sugar factory since disappeared. It is striking decoration based alfices and skirting tiles and decoration of the interior walls with interesting frescoes and stalactites. Stresses its landscaped garden with abundant cypress and palm trees. 

At present it is home to the Municipal Tourism of Almuñécar and the Municipal Tourist Information Office.

Opening hours:

From November 1 to March 31

Monday-Sunday:  09h30-13h30 / 16h30-19h00.

Price: free entrance