Museo del Bandolero
Museum in Ronda
The Museo del Bandolero or Bandit Museum is a museum dedicated to bandits, it is located in Ronda, Spain.
It retells a part of the history the Serranía mountains in the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries relating to the main period that Bandits were particularly active around Ronda. It features different people, who chose or were forced by destiny to adopt the lifestyle of banditry.
The museum also sheds light on the daily lives of the people of Ronda during that time including bulls, the festival and tradition associated with this city on the Tagus River.
Bandolero museum consists of four galleries:
- The Romantic Travellers – an exhibition of paintings of that time as well as several historical documents, like birth and death certificates, edicts, royal laws, etc.
- Living the Bandits world – consisting of dioramas, pictures, weapons, money and coins, official stamps, paintings, etc.
- The Men and the Names – dedicated to the better known bandoleros (bandits) still remembered and who belong to the romantic age of the Bandits: Diego Corrientes, José María El Tempranillo, el Tragabuches.
- The ones who followed the trace – dedicated to the Guardia Civil, who were the Civil Guard, specialized in the fight against bandits. It shows their clothes, pictures, documents, etc.