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Museum of Fine Arts, Cordoba

Plaza Potro 1 | 14002 Cordoba, 14002 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 10 36 59
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Great Collection

This museum is housed in the former Hospital of Charity and has an excellent collection of Spanish... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan V
Johannesburg, South Africa

Much religious art, as you would expect, but also some landscapes and some portraits, so something... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Created by Real Order in 1844, Museum of Fine Arts, Cordoba went over through differnt city buildings until 1862. On that date Rafael Romero Barros came to work like curator-restorator and the Museum finally established in it actual place, the disentailed Hospital of Charity at Plaza of Potro. This building was built in late XVth century,being alterated in XVIth and XVIIIth centuries. The last alteration was in XXth century, under the direction of Enrique Romero de Torres, son and successor of Romero Barros. From 1984, Junta de Andalucia, the regional goverment, manage the Museum of Fine Arts. From that time, the Museum shows a selection of masterworks from its collection. Through its rooms is represented the Cordobesian Art from XVth to XXI centuries, with canvas, sculptures and mural. The room I shows temporary exhibitions with drawings and prints of Museum collection.
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Plaza Potro 1 | 14002 Cordoba, 14002 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 10 36 59
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is housed in the former Hospital of Charity and has an excellent collection of Spanish paintings from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Worth seeking out.

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Much religious art, as you would expect, but also some landscapes and some portraits, so something for everyone.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This was quite difficult to find with poor signage on the way and the museum itself was quite incognito! Paintings were well displayed in chronological order. Good size and number of exhibits.

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Free entry make this museum worth to see.its next to museum julio romero de torres .Better choice than museum julio romero...

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Enjoyed some of the art pieces and the museum provided a breath of cool air from the midday sun. Was free entry, so can't complain re: the pricing, although would be less inclined to enter if it was more than a couple euros.

Thank Hacb86
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I was the only visitor at 14.00 hours and even though I enjoy art galleries this one I could have skipped easily. I was followed around by the security staff and was hard pressed not to inform they had no chance of anyone stealing any...More

1  Thank Louise D
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This museum is free to EU passport holders and for some reason was free to me. The building is old and interesting and worth a visit. There is a charming courtyard shared with this place and the Torres Museum. The building was not air conditioned...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Free to EU passport holders. 6 rooms from religious paintings, statues, to more modern works. Only needs 30 mins. Nice courtyard garden & opposite Torres museum

Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Some good art work done by the brothers of Julio Romero De Torres, whose museum adjoins this. Paintings on a grand scale, sculpture and some not so good mod art. Worth a visit.

Thank Palayo
Reviewed 5 February 2016

It's a very small museum - I did not find it interesting at all. It was certainly not worth a detour we made to visit it.

Thank newyorker1974
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