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Revello de Toro Museum

Calle Afligidos, 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
952 062 069
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Ranked #14 of 89 attractions in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Nacka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Breathtaking art of an artist that is still productive. Wonderful house. We had no expectations and were totally mesmerized! Don't miss. Definitely our favorite art museum in Málaga.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

When we were there there was a reception going on as the artist had donated his latest drawing of a violin to the museum. This small museum is certainly worth visiting. The quality of the paintings and drawings is high.

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A brand new addition to the impressive selection of Malaga Museums, opened in late 2010, the restored home of sculptor Pedro de Mena houses the collection of 142 works by Malaga-born artist Felix Revello de Toro (born in 1926) of which 104 belong to the Museum's permanent collection. The six rooms, divided across three floors and organised around a central... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stumbled on the Museum by accident as we were heading back to our Hotel. The paintings and drawings on display are superb and I would highly recommend paying a visit.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

We are interested in art and architecture so visited this museum in a restored old house. We did not know of Revello de Toro's work before and what a surprise. His paintings (a donation by the artist) are truly inspirational. Beautiful portraits with a lot of use of white draped fabrics and bright light. And the still life of glass... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I literally stumbled upon this museum when wandering through the streets around Plaza de Merced - and I'm so glad I did! It was a delight - and the audio commentary (included in the inexpensive ticket price) was really helpful in learning more about this artist who is famous in Spain, but not so widely known elsewhere. The paintings are... More

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Felix Revello de Toro is one of Malaga's most famous artists. He has specialized painting portraits and has painted some of the most famous people of Spain. These include the King and Queen of Spain. He has specialized in painting beautiful women and many of these paintings are included in the collection of this museum. It is a delight to... More

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cleveland england
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We came in after been told by the bloke who took us on a bike tour,that it was the best in malaga,it was few of pictures and paintings that you could make sense of mostly of women in dance,very nice indeed.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Revello de Toro Museum is set in a delightful place you wouldn't want to miss if you can afford about 1 hour of your time. It has a large and outstanding collection of beautiful romantic paintings all by the master Felix Revello de Toro. The fee is an acceptable € 2 p.p. while those under 18 and above 65 are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Stumbled across this place by chance, 2 euro for adults and free for children. Excellent pieces in a beautiful central house with lovely, enthusiastic staff. The gallery / museum is just behind the cathedral. It is quite small so you will probably only new 45 mins to an house to see everything.

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