Museo Casa Natal

Historic Building and Museum in Málaga

Casa Natal De Pablo Picasso
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The Museo Casa Natal in was the birthplace of Pablo Picasso in 1881 and is now a Picasso museum. It is Located in Málaga in Spain. Picasso lived there until 1884 and the building has been an official heritage site since 1983. It now houses works and personal belongings of the artist and his family.

The Permanent Collection of the Museo Casa Natal

The ground floor holds the temporary exhibitions and also interesting artifacts from Picasso’s home and early life.
The first floor has many works on show by the artist and his father, Jose Ruiz Blasco. It also holds personal mementos of the Picasso family.
The third floor is a library and Research Centre.

The Building

Picasso’s father, José Ruiz Blasco rented the first floor of the house from 1880 to 1883. Pablo Picasso, the most important painter of the twentieth century, was born in 1881 at number 15 Plaza de la Merced.

Later they still lived nearby, in the Plaza de Merced and it was not until 1891 when Jose Ruiz is offered a job as an art teacher in La Coruña that the family moved to Galicia, where they stayed until 1895.

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Visiting Museo Casa Natal


9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m


Museo Casa Natal (Plaza de la Merced, 15): € 3 Temporary exhibition (Exhibition hall in Plaza de la Merced, 13): € 3 Combined ticket: Museum Casa Natal and temporary exhibition: € 4.FREE ENTRANCE: Sundays from 4:00 p.m.

Address: Museo Casa Natal de Picasso Plaza de la Merced, 15 29012 Málaga Spain
Telephone: +34 951926060
Duration: 20 minutes

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