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Ronda Municipal Museum

Ronda Municipal Museum

Ronda Municipal Museum contains an interesting selection of artefacts and artwork from the history and culture of Ronda.

The museum is located in the Mondragón Palace, also known as the Palacio del Marqués de Villasierra, one of Ronda's finest palacial homes.

The museum includes an exhibition room on metallurgy. Here is found the mould used for the manufacture of Ronda's emblamatic swords, the originals were found in the old town.

The museum also has a section on the easly Iberians of the 6th century BC and an urban plan from the Phoenician era that shows how today street plan is influenced. 

The exhibition area comprises three sections are devoted to the exhibits that best represent the city and its surrounding area.

1. The History Section: From the Megalithic period, monographs of Acinipio, the Roman and Muslim funerary traditions, Old Ronda, the evolution of Ronda in the 19th century.

2- The Ethnographic Section: Displaying a wide range of exhibits about the town’s popular traditions. Five rooms address different topics: the world of cork, the still, the traditional cheese production, the kitchen during the matanza (slaughter season) and saddlery. 

3. The Natural Environment Section: It aims to provide the visitor with a first-hand view of Ronda’s natural environment. This includes Parque Natural Sierra de las Nieves, Parque Natural los Alcornocales and Parque Natural de Grazalema.  

 

Opening hours

June 2020 - The museum is closed temporarily, please contact the museum to check if it has opened.

Contact

Tel: 952 878 450
https://www.museoderonda.es/index_module_contacto_contacto.html

Location

Palacio del Marqués de Villasierra
29400 Ronda, (Malaga) Spain.

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