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Lara Museum

Calle Arminan, 29400 Ronda, Spain
952 87 12 63
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Ranked #7 of 24 Attractions in Ronda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: the museum has a large collection of different items, cameras, jewels, typewriters, electrical...
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Type: Museums
Owner description: the museum has a large collection of different items, cameras, jewels, typewriters, electrical goods and a basement with witchcraft items, this was a personal collection built up over a long time

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glasgow
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333 reviews 333 reviews
150 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This museum is an eclectic collection of things but the most fascinating and gruesome are the instruments of torture from the Spanish Inquisition. I felt quite sick having seen them. There are great film posters.

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Santa Clarita, California
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39 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This little museum had a bit of everything. Fans, movie advertisement cards, scientific instruments, typewriters, sewing machines.... It was as though a well to do gentleman decided to display his stuff. I guess there is hope for hoarders everywhere.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We fell upon this museum while wondering around the streets, and when we walked in, we were amazed at the diversity of the exhibits, not one theme but many under one roof, was particulary amused by the witch craft and torture sections, but, perhaps keep the children from this section. Good light hearted entertainment for a few hours of the... More 

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Sitio de Calahonda, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Museum is located just by the bridge and is a popular tourist destination. There is plenty to see with a wide variety of exhibits that most will find interesting. The witchcraft and torture exhibits in the basement is somewhat gruesome, and may not be suitable for children or those with a nervous disposition.

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Edinburgh
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

You can almost walk past this museum but fortunately I had checked in a guide book beforehand. I thought it would be cheesy considering how inexpensive it its. However, this is an amazing place to visit. So many different things to see that have been collected over the decades by the owner, Senor Lara, who I believe is now 70... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Lara museum is great and provides lots of entertainment for just 2 euro. Cameras, guns, carriages, bibles, typewriters and my favourite the torture contraptions are some of the things you will see in the museum. An enjoyable experience overall.

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London
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76 reviews 76 reviews
8 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Lara Museum is a great place, you can have hours of entertainment for only €2! The first thing they told us on entry is that you are allowed to touch and play with any of the exibits that are not behind glass but we didn't expect this to include the Spanish Inquisition implements of torture. The museum itself is... More 

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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

For just 2 euros each we spent nearly an hour gently exploring this very interesting museum. Clock, watches, guns, cameras, typewriters are just a few of the many ranges of items to llok at. There is an interesting section on witchcraft and the Spanish Inquasition too. Best Museum for us in Ronda.

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Campanillas
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85 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Housed in a beautiful mansion, this museum has a wonderful collection of just about everything, from watches to weapons, even including a rather lurid exhibition on the Inquisition. It is just the place for a lengthy browse on a rainy day (and they do happen in Ronda!) Well worth a lengthy visit!

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New Zealand
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25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Lara Museo has something for everyone - from a history of clocks, bullfighting, scientific and film instruments to weapons, and implements of torture used during the Spanish inquisition. My two daughters love to write and found plenty of source material. The inquisition stuff was displayed in all its cruel barbarism - judas cradles, cat claws etc leaving us all slightly... More 

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