Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, Malaga

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Learn the history of glass making and how crystals are formed at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, home to around 700 glass and crystal pieces, dating as far back as Phoenician times. Discover pieces from ancient civilizations, English Pre-Raphaelite stained glass, Bohemian glass, and much more. The museum is set in an 18th-century mansion, with rooms divided into different epochs. Admire the fine furniture from the various periods, which complements the exhibits. Plan your visit to Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Malaga online attractions planner.
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  • We almost did not go. I am glad we did. The art collection in glass is extraordinary. Exquisite stained glass, beautiful setting, great guided tour that greatly enhances the visit.  more »
  • We enjoyed this museum but I admit that I love glass/crystal. You are guided and all is explained as this is a private collection. You also see lots of interesting furniture on the visit. Worth a.....  more »
  • The amount of work (and money)put into establishing and stocking this most interesting museum is awe-inspiring. There are exhibits covering all eras and fashions with a great range of glass, Crystal and porcelain from all over Europe and elsewhere from all the major manufacturers and designers. Effort has also been made to place items in context by purchasing the appropriate furniture. Exhibits range across stained glass windows, glass and crystal ornaments and utensils as well as China and porcelain set in a lovingly restored property. The young man leading the tour was very knowledgeable and sympathetic. A wonderful experience requiring congratulation for the owner.
  • The most beautiful museum in Malaga! They give you a free tour of the selection and the house which is beautifully restored. So me of pieces blow your mind away in terms of creativity. I've never thought glass could be such a flexible medium. The historic pieces and nice too.very educational and uplifting place to visit

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