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Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga

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Address: Plaza Santisimo Cristo de La Sa 2 | Frente a la Iglesia San Felipe Neri, 29012 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 952 22 02 71
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The museum is located in a crefully restored 18th century house, where we...

The museum is located in a crefully restored 18th century house, where we can browse through the history of humanity by means of the glass.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 7pm.

Closed on Mondays, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, 6th January and for the whole of the month of August.

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Very good visit

You should try and see his place when in Malaga - you get a personal guide to show you round a lovely private dwelling, with a wonderful collection of glass, furniture and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You should try and see his place when in Malaga - you get a personal guide to show you round a lovely private dwelling, with a wonderful collection of glass, furniture and paintings. Quite unlike anything you'll see elsewhere, and very good value for money too. Allow about 1-1.5 hours.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waited years to visit, made the effort to find the museum ( off the beaten track) only to be refused entry as there were too many ( non paying) schoolchildren in the place, simply ridiculous and an insult to potential paying customers. They weren't polite about it either and didn't seem bothered to disappoint people. Won't bother again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not a quick visit and you can't go round on your own but have to join the tour which takes 45m-60m but it really is well worth it as you learn so much about the different types of glassware from very old to new as well as lots of information about the house and it's pictures and furniture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful and interesting tour with the lovely British owner who lives above the museum. We had a private tour and learned so much about glass, architecture and thoroughly enjoyed his company. Thank you for an enlightening day!

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Thank Maura S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Museum of Glass and Crystal in Malaga is an amazing private collection of some of the most beautiful and artistic pieces you will see anywhere in the world. We were greeted by the owner who gave us a private narrated tour and descriptions of the pieces, in English! We could ask as many questions as we could come up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an absolute gem in Malaga's cultural resurgence. Even if you think you are not interested in glass - please, please don't let that put you off. All visits are by guided tour, and for an incredibly modest entrance fee we spent a good hour in the wonderful company of Professor Ian Phillips, co-founder along with Gonzalo Fernandez-Prieto and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous couple of hours being taken through this fascinating collection & beautiful building by a wonderful gentleman who had himself collected much of the glass over the years. He spoke with insight & a wide breadth of knowledge about the history of glass making right up the the present. There were examples from many eras & factories... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a bit tucked away but walkable from the harbour etc We were lucky enough to have a guided tour by the owner His home is beautiful, full of lovely furniture and paintings as well as an amazing historical collection of priceless glass. He draws you into the histories of several pieces, from all around the world. This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to have a guide tour by the museum owner. The enthusiasm and knowledge will catch on you and you will have an extraordinary and interesting lecture for an hour into the world of glas - from al over the world

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So disappointed. The best part of the stained glass is English. Not what we came to Spain for. Really lovely girl showed us round - Isabella.

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