Bullfighting - Museums

Bull statue near the Ronda bullfighting museum. © Michelle Chaplow
Bull statue near the Ronda bullfighting museum.

There are various Bullfighting museums that the aficionado can visit in Andalucia. They contain photographs and prints of famous bullfighters from history. Old costumes are on display (sometimes showing the damage following a memorable fight).

 

 

Assorted memorabilia can be viewed. Much of the material is more of interest to those who have followed the sport for years and can remember particularly brave matadors and bulls. Where were you when the great Manolete died in the ring in Linares on August 28th in 1947?

Bullfight museums can be found at the following towns:

Seville

Plaza de la Maestranza
Tel: +34 9 54 224577

This magnificent bullring is considered to be one of the finest in Spain and is one of the oldest and most important in the world. Although many of the younger generation in Spain abhor the sport, it remains phenomenally popular, especially in Seville, and the 'Catedral del Toreo' is the perfect place to experience the electric atmosphere of a corrida (bullfight). more>

Cordoba

Plaza Maimónides, 5
Tel: +34 9 57 475103

Open
Winter, 9.30 - 13.30 hrs & 16 - 19
Summer, 9.30 - 15.30 hrs & 17 - 20

Ronda

Plaza de Toros.
Tel +34 95 2874132

Open
Winter 10.30 - 18.00
Summer 10.00 - 20.00

Los Palacios

Cortijo Juan Gómez, km 575, Ctra. Madrid-Cádiz.
Tel: +34 95 4865000

Open
10.00 - 13.00 & 16.00-20.00

Puerto de Santa Maria

Calle Fernán Caballero, 7.
Tel:+34 956 855211

Open
9.00 - 14.00

Estepona

Plaza de Toros, Ave de España

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