Museums in Jaen city
There are several museums worth visiting in Jaen.
Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares
Like most Andalucian towns and cities there is a museum dedicated exclusively to local history, customs and artesan work. In Spanish it’s called the “Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares”.
Museo de Jaen
The Provincial Museum in Jaen will be high on the list of anyone interested in archeology as it houses items of interest that have been discovered in the province. This museum provides an excellent opportunity to trace history right back to its Iberian origins. Location: Paseo de la Estación 29, 23008 Jaén, Tel: 953 101 366 / 600 143 452. Hours: 1 July to 31 August -Tuesday to Sunday 09:00 to 15:00 hrs. 1 Septemeber to 30 June - 0Tuesday to Saturday 9:00 to 21:00 hrs and Sundays and holidays 09:00 a 15:00. Closed 1 and 6 of January, 1 May, 24 and 25 and 31 December. Admision 1.50 €, EU citizens free. PDF leaflet Google arts and Culture
International Museum of Art Naif.
If art museums are what attract you, then visit the International Museum of Art Naif. The word Naif comes from the French for naive with works in this category coming from the early 20th century. Palacio de Villardompardo Jaén, Tel: 953 262 111,Tuesday-Saturday and public holidays: 9 am to 10 pm. Sunday: 9 am to 3 pm. Admision: Free
Virgen del Capillo
Religious Art, paintings, sculpture, gold & silver work. This might not have as wide and popular appeal as the aforementioned centres, but could be on the agenda if you are planning an extended stay. Located at the cathedral, Cathedral Jaén Tel: 953 263 511 Monday to Friday 10:00-14:00 and 16:00-20:00 hrs, Saturday 10:00-14:00 and 16:00-:19.00 hrs, Sundays 10:00-12:00 and 16:00-19:00 hrs.