Estepona - Museums

© Michelle Chaplow Ancient artifacts on display in Estepona's Archaeological Museum
Ancient artifacts on display in Estepona's Archaeological Museum

ESTEPONA MUSEUMS

Estepona has several small museums devoted to its history and culture as as an agricultural town.

MUSEUMS IN THE BULLRING

Three of the museums are located in the Bullring oposite the entrance to the port (access via Calle Matias Prats), They share the same entrance. There are no admission charges. Hours of opening are Monday to Saturday 09.00 to 16.00 hrs. Tel: 952 807 148 

Bullfighting museum

Appropriately located in the Estepona bullring, the museum has a fascinating display of a wide variety of exhibits associated with bullfighting, including a complete collection of posters and, of particular note, several suits donated by some of Spain's top bullfighters.

Estepona bullfighting museum, located inside the bullring. © Michelle Chaplow .
Estepona bullfighting museum, located inside the bullring.

ETNOGRAFICO (Local) Museum

Also located in the Estepona bullring and access is through the bullfighting museum, this museum has had many names, including the Tool Museum (Museo de Aperos) and the quaint, Museum to the Sea and the Countryside. Exhibits here include a range of old farming and fishing implements and tools.

Palaeontology (Fossil) Museum

Also located at the Estepona bullring this museum has a large collection of fossils. There are good fossils of Pliocene fauna from 4 million years ago. The exhibition contains over 2000 fossils from 600 species making it one of the largest local fossil museums in Europe.

Sound and Light Museum

A collection of interesting memorabilia about the world of the cinema and concerts in Estepona.

 

Archaeological Museum

This interesting museum is located in the Casa del Ajibe (still known as old Town Hall) on Plaza Blas Infantes. Read More > 

Necropoolis Prehistoric de Corominas

This museum has been established underground, inside a reconstructed Dolmen and burial mound (Tumulus). Five of the Dolmens (large standing stones) are original and date to about 3,000 BC. Read More >

 

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