Picasso Museum Malaga

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  • Museo Picasso Málaga: Ticket & Audioguide

    1. Museo Picasso Málaga: Ticket & Audioguide

    The Museo Picasso Málaga was created in response to the artist's desire for his work to be exhibited in the city of his birth in 1881. Its realization is thanks to the combined efforts of the artist´s daughter-in-law and grandson, whose donations provide the body of the art collection, and Junta de Andalucía, who arranged an ambitious project devoted to the artist. Located in the Palacio de Buenavista, declared a National Monument in 1939, the Museo Picasso Málaga opened in the heart of Málaga in 2003. The building boasts a harmonic mix of Renaissance and Mudéjar elements and serene contemporary lines. Phoenician, Roman, and Arabic ruins can be found on the underground floor. This ticket provides access to the permanent collection or the temporary exhibition. The permanent collection contains examples of Picasso's revolutionary innovations. See paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramic...

    Great experience, I recommend downloading the museum’s app to listen to the audio tour/descriptions.

  • Malaga: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Experience Card Options

    2. Malaga: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Experience Card Options

    Malaga boasts pretty streets, leafy boulevards, and lush gardens. See the major attractions of this lovely city with a 24 or 48-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With the aid of the tour’s onboard multilingual audio commentary, learn why the Malaga Cathedral is called La Manquita – the one-armed lady! Also, hear all about the old palace fortress and its 2 rings of walls. On the open-top double-decker bus, enjoy panoramic views of the city as well. You can visit the Alcazaba, where you’ll find a museum and pleasant gardens along with breathtaking views. While in the vicinity, stop by Castillo de Gibralfaro for a look at the ramparts and more spectacular views. You may want to see the ancient Teatro Romano and the reconstruction work that’s underway. Don’t forget the Picasso Museum, another important attraction in the city of his birth. Also enjoy free access t...

    Lots of pick up and drop off points , easy to find and staff very helpful. We went all the way round and then stayed on until we got to the castle. Had a look round and caught next bus back to town. As we didn't start until 1pm we could use it the following day as well.

  • Malaga: Interactive City Exploration Game

    3. Malaga: Interactive City Exploration Game

    Enjoy an interactive historical game through the narrow streets of Malaga and discover the city's most important sights, such as the Cathedral, Alcazaba, Old Market and much more. Before your game begins, receive all the necessary equipment, including an iPad. Use your iPad to make your way around 15 different checkpoints, answering questions and solving riddles in order to progress from one location to the next. To find the answers, use your imagination, logic, the internet or pay attention to the clues hidden around you. Explore Malaga at your own pace, in a relaxing and interactive format which is perfect for all ages.

  • Malaga: Private Tour With Local Guide

    4. Malaga: Private Tour With Local Guide

    Founded by the Phoenicians around 770 B.C., Málaga is one of the oldest cities in the world. It has been inhabited by a large number of civilizations, such as the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims and Christians.   Your local guide will pick you up at a meeting point of your choice in the city center. From there begin the guided tour through Málaga exploring the most important monuments and attractions of the historic city center. Start at the main market so that you can experience the most lively part of the city firsthand, while your guide tells you about the cuisine and typical local products. From there, enter the old town, walking through the most important streets and squares such as Calle Larios and Plaza de la Constitución. While walking around Málaga,  discover stories, interesting facts and legends of the city from your local guide. The guide will take y...

    We had a great tour with Javier. He was extremely knowledgeable and very funny as well. We recommend this tour very highly.

  • Málaga: 2-Hour Picasso Museum Private Guided Tour

    5. Málaga: 2-Hour Picasso Museum Private Guided Tour

    The people of Malaga are proud of the fact that Picasso was born here and it was a big day when the King and Queen of Spain inaugurated the Museo Picasso (Picasso Museum) on 27 October 2003.  On that first day alone, almost 2,000 people visited the museum, which is housed in the Palacio de Buenavista. You will find it right in the heart of the historic center of the city with the dramatic backdrop of the Alcazaba Fortress and Gibralfaro Castle closeby. Literally two minutes walking distance from Malaga Cathedral, this magnificent old building has been painstakingly restored to befit the importance of the works of the great artist. This tour will start in the Plaza Merced in front of the Casa Natal (Birthplace of Picasso), which has been open to the public since 1988. Then, you'll move on to the Picasso Museum and finish at Plaza Merced.

    Great guide very knowledgeable and friendly! We had a great visit to the Fondacion and the museum. She added a lot of valuable information and insights

  • Málaga: Museo Picasso Guided Tour

    6. Málaga: Museo Picasso Guided Tour

    Picasso’s art is as complex as it is famous. In order to gain a better understanding of him and his art, take this guided tour in his hometown of Málaga. The most visited art gallery in Andalusia, the Museo Picasso is housed in the historical Condes de Buenavista palace. Here, you'll embark on a guided tour. You'll also save time with skip-the-line tickets.  On this tour of the museum, admire some of Picasso's most famous paintings, such as 'Mujer con brazos levantados' or Women with the open arms. Not only will you learn about his paintings but also about his life. Why did he decide to start painting with the Cubist style? How did he paint before using before this? These questions will be answered during the tour. After the tour concludes, you'll be able to take as much time as you like to admire the various works. 

    Guide knew so much about the museum, Spanish history and surroundings. Very charming, lovely woman!

  • From Costa del Sol: Malaga Half-Day Private Tour

    7. From Costa del Sol: Malaga Half-Day Private Tour

    Discover the beauty of Malaga on this private tour with an accredited guide, who will tell you about the city’s history as you see its monuments and attractions. Hear interesting commentary about Malaga’s history from your knowledgeable guide as you enjoy a walk along Larios Street and around Constitution Square. Take a leisurely stroll around the old city and stop to admire the cathedral. You’ll pass by the Picasso Museum. Discover the archeological sites of the city, including the Roman theater and the citadel. Again, your guide will provide historical information on these sites. On the last part of the tour, you’ll see Picasso's birthplace and follow the Picasso route to the church where he was baptized.

  • Malaga : Picasso in Malaga Walking Tour

    8. Malaga : Picasso in Malaga Walking Tour

    Discover the legacy of Pablo Picasso and his works, which can still be found all around Malaga. Find out interesting facts about the bohemian artist while you enjoy a glass of wine at his favorite bar. Learn about some of Picasso's most famous pieces, his importance to the arts, and his life in Malaga.

    Visit Plaza de la Merced, Picasso’s birthplace, and experience it from a different perspective. Look around the amazing Picasso Museum, examine Picasso his works all around the city, and listen for interesting facts and stories told by your knowledgeable guide.

  • Malaga: Picasso Private Walking Tour

    9. Malaga: Picasso Private Walking Tour

    From the meeting point, you will go to Museo Picasso Málaga, the most visited museum in Andalusia. There you can enjoy viewing the works of Picasso, from his first to his last paintings, while your guide in Spanish or English tells you the most important or significant details of each painting. Then you will pass by the Church of Santiago Apostle, of great historical value to Malaga for being the first parish built by the Catholic monarchs after the reconquest of the city in 1487. This is where the brilliant painter was baptized, and holds the baptismal font in which he received the first sacrament. The walk ends at the Plaza de la Merced, where you can see the statue of Pablo Ruiz Picasso. It shows a mature Picasso, sitting and pensive, with notebook and pencil while looking around, perhaps looking for the pigeons that he saw as a child from his window and then shaped hundreds of work...

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What people are saying about Picasso Museum Malaga

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,420 reviews

Of course, it is much cheaper here than there, it is very profitable because it makes many important stops, they explain, you have a walking tour included, the boat was a spectacular plus. Although I emphasize that we had problems to redeem some of the activities that were supposedly included, such as wines, tapas ...

Lots of pick up and drop off points , easy to find and staff very helpful. We went all the way round and then stayed on until we got to the castle. Had a look round and caught next bus back to town. As we didn't start until 1pm we could use it the following day as well.

Even this is Picasso I didn’t like all of the paintings, but I spent an interesting hour and a half exploring his life and works. Recommendable...

Great experience, I recommend downloading the museum’s app to listen to the audio tour/descriptions.

The guides were very friendly and knowledgeable. A good time was had by all.