Málaga, the city of Museums

In Malaga there are 36 museums of different themes. In the last decades the city has made a great effort to improve and to highlight all its historical and artistic heritage. This commitment to culture has placed Malaga in the top positions of the destinations most demanded internationally.

You will find museums for all audiences, you can choose between classic art, contemporary art, wine museum, sea museums and even an automobile museum for car lovers. We have selected some of the most important ones for you to enjoy the art during your visit.

Picasso Birthplace Museum


This museum opened its doors in October 2003. It was made to fulfiil the artist’s desire that wanted his work was present in the city where he was born in 1881. The daughter-in-law and granddaughter of the artist contributed with donations of their art funds to the creation of this museum.

In its facilities you can see almost 250 works belonging to the eight decades of work of Pablo Picasso, an essential route to understand the history of this art. Also you can enjoy temporary exhibitions, educational and cultural activities, the library and the specialized library. If you are an art lover in this museum you will discover the process and the works of an artist who changed the course of modern art. In this link you can check the schedule and prices. And if you are a member of L4MClub you will get a special discount on your ticket price.

Pompidou Center


Malaga has the first headquarters of the Pompidou Center which is located outside France. Opened in the spring of 2015 is located in a unique building, known as “The Cube”. Which fills this part of town with color and originality.

In this museum modern art is the main protagonist. In its rooms you will find works by such important artists as Frida Kahlo, Bacon, Leger, Magritte, Ernst, Chirico, Giacometti, Brancusi, Miró, Tapies, among others. It is located in the Dock 1 of the Port of Malaga, a modern and busy area where you can stroll, eat, relax watching the boats or enjoy an ice cream.

The Pompidou Center is a good option to go with the whole family and enjoy the many activities and workshops that they organize. And for our members of the Living4Malaga club, the museum offers a discount on admission. You can check the schedules in this link.

Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga


If you are an art lover you can not miss this museum. It is located in the Villalón´s Palace, a renaissance building of the S. XVI. Inside you will find 285 works that are part of the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection.

The exhibitions that you will find in this museum are organized in four sections:

Ancient Masters: with works from the 17th century.

Romantic landscape and costumbrismo, in this part is reflected the vision that the romantic travelers had of Spain, its culture, the architecture, the customs and popular festivals.

Precise and naturalistic landscape, showing works from the second half of the 19th century, characterized by small format, colorful and with great care of the small details. And on the other hand shows the transformations from the romantic subjectivist landscape to the more realistic landscape of naturalism.

End of century: a tour of Spanish painting at the end of the 19th century with works made by Joaquin Sorolla, Aureliano de Beruete, Dario de Regoyos, Ramón Casas, Ricard Canals, Francisco Iturrino and José Gutiérrez Solana, among others.

They also organize temporary exhibitions and various cultural activities. Take a stroll through history without leaving the city center. If you are menber of our L4MClub  you can give a discount in this Museum.

Russian Museum Collection


This Museum was inaugurated in March of 2015. It is located in a beautiful building from 1920 that in the past was the Tobacco Factory of Málaga.

The Russian art that fills this museum will surprise you by its creativity. It has works by artists of universal fame, belonging to Russian and Soviet art as Repin, Kandinsky, Tatlin, Rodchenko or Chagall.

This museum is the perfect choice for a different cultural experience. Come to know this museum and enjoy a different cultural visit. We recommend you visit the website to check the agenda of activities. Cycles of cinema, workshops, opera and much more await you.

This is just a selection of all the museums you can find in the city. Come to visit Malaga and enjoy all the art that fills this unique city. And if you choose us for your stay you can enjoy an ideal apartment in the center of Malaga, where you can rest after a long day of sightseeing.