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Tickets for Sacromonte Caves Museum

An underground trip into Gypsy history

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 20:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 20:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 20:00
Friday:  10:00 - 20:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 20:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 20:00
Monday:  10:00 - 20:00
Highlights
  • Learn about the Gypsies who first called this region home
  • Explore diverse geography with mountain views, meadows, rivers and ethnic variety in ten reconstructed caves
  • See traditional handicrafts made as inhabitants ventured into forgery, basketwork, ceramics and weaving
Description

If the explorer in you is calling for a little adventure, this ethnographic museum will make your day! Thrillingly located in a set of caves, it will teach you all about the 18th-century Gypsy settlers, the diverse geography of the region, and its history. You'll also get sensational views of Alhambra!

The Gypsies (now more commonly known as Romani) settled in Granada in the 18th century, on the slopes of Cerro de San Miguel. For centuries, the caves of Sacromonte were their home.

Here, in what is now the museum of Sacromonte, you can explore ten recreated caves and learn about their cave-dwelling lifestyle and vibrant culture.

You'll see how the homes were and are set up, early decorations made with basic tools, and traditional handicrafts such as forgery, basketwork, ceramics, and weaving. In the Nature Room you'll learn about the agriculture, plants, and climate that aided their success in living off the land.

The museum also has a nature path leading to a full-scale model of the Darro valley, with sensational views over the valley and the Alhambra.

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What's included
  • Entrance ticket to Sacromonte Caves Museum
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Sacromonte Caves Museum
s/n,Barranco de los Negros, 18010, Granada
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Reviews
May 9, 2019
Would highly recommend doing this. I would go in the morning when it opens to allow time when there are not many people and the heat is low.
Apr 1, 2019
It’s a nice museum but is modernized.
Mar 26, 2019
A simple but interesting insight into how people lived in the caves. Beautiful views of the city from the top
Mar 22, 2019
A gem of a place.
Oct 28, 2018
Tickets were easy to download and use via phone.
We really enjoyed the cave museum too.
So quiet, and parceful, with amazing views
Sep 2, 2018
It was interesting to see how a minority lived self sufficient in these caves with supply of clean water, animals, crops for food and medicine and how the caves were designed to be cold in summer and warm in winter. In addition they had their workshops as well
Jul 19, 2018
It was super interesting to see how marginalized communities lived throughout medieval Granada.
Oct 12, 2017
Excellent cave exhibitions showing life in sacremento. Great views and lots of facts.
Sep 28, 2018
Excellente visite , très intéressant , de bonnes info avec le livre que la réception nous passe ...
A voir très beau site .
Sep 21, 2018
Muy bonito de ver , es una pequeña parte del barrio abandonada , convertida en museo , en la que al entrar en ellas se vive y se ve a la perfección como era y es la vida en las casas-cueva !! Una verdadera sorpresa !!

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