Terque

Terque

This Museum was founded in 2006 by the Terque City Council and the Asociación de Amigos del Museo. The Uva del Barco Provincial Museum was provisionally located in the Manuel Galiana municipal theater hall, in Plaza de los Barrileros, while its current building was in construction. Its objective is to reconstruct the social and economic history of the city and province of Almería.

The Historical Ethnographic Museum was founded in 2002 by the Terque City Council and the Asociación de Amigos del Museo. It is located in one of the many nineteenth-century bourgeois houses in the town square. Following its rooms across two floors is a tour of local trades, many of them now disappeared, as well as domestic settings and religious.

Festivals in Terque are Cabalgata de Reyes Magos, La Candelaria, Día de Andalucía, Semana Santa, Fiestas de la Santa Cruz, Romería de San Isidro, Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol, Jornadas de Oficios Antiguos, and more.

The first cultural settlement of Terque is likely to have been prehistoric, evidenced by the millenary cave town found by the occupants of the Millares, heirs of the Neolithic culture. However, Terque was formerly known as Marchena.

Walking through the streets of Terque, visitors should look out for the bourgeois houses that were the product of mining in the Sierra de Gádor and the exportation of dessert grapes. It has about 370 inhabitants.The first cultural settlement of Terque is likely to have been prehistoric, evidenced by the millenary cave town found by the occupants of the Millares.