Museum of the Alhambra in Granada

Museum of the Alhambra (Carlos V Palace)


Tuesday to Saturday, except holidays, from 9 to 14h.


Free access to Spanish and other European Union citizens accredited. Other countries: 1,50 euros.

El Museo de la Alhambra ocupa el ala sur de la planta baja del Palacio de Carlos V, se distribuye en siete salas, la primera de contenido temático y las restantes ordenadas cronológicamente.

It was created in 1870 to guard the numerous archaeological testimonies collected by the Provincial Commission of Monuments. In 1994 he was assigned to the Council of the Alhambra and Generalife.


  • ROOM I: The faith, science and economy.
  • ROOM II: Art Emirate and Caliphate.
  • ROOM III: Art of the Caliphate, the Nasrid.
  • ROOM IV: Nasrid Art. Public buildings.
  • ROOM V: Nasrid Art. The Alhambra and architecture.
  • ROOM VI: The Alhambra Nasrid art, material culture.
  • ROOM VII: Nasrid Art. The Alhambra, material culture.

Presentation Room

Located on the north facade of the Carlos V Palace, viewing panels, materials, models and audiovisual contributing to understand and see the Alhambra.

Museo de Bellas Artes (Carlos V Palace)


Free admission for Spanish and other European Union citizens accredited. Other countries: 1,50 euros.


The museum is temporarily closed due to a work conditioning your HVAC system.

  • Monday: closed.
  • Tuesday: de 14,30 a 20,30 hours.
  • Wednesday to Saturday: de 9,00 a 20,30 hours.
  • Sundays: de 9,00 a 14,30 hours.

The Fine Arts Museum occupies the top floor of the Palace. Its funds are Grenadines sculptures and paintings from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. Among the most significant include Limoges enamel, the Burial of Christ, the work of James Florentino, the thistle Still Fray Juan Sanchez Cotan and masterpieces of Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism and painting grenadine of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, most notably Manuel Angeles Ortiz, whom the museum has an important collection of works of his series of "Albyzín" and "Ride of the cypresses."

Museum Ángel Barrios (Calle Real, next to the Mosque Bathroom)

Small and intimate museum dedicated to the composer and guitarist Ángel Barrios Granada. Angel Barrios House Museum is dedicated to the life and work of the musician. A museum dedicated to the life and work of the composer, guitarist and violinist Granada Angel Barrios (1882-1964).

The exhibition features personal memorabilia, furniture and paintings from the private collection of the musician.

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