Museo del Vidrio y Cristal
Museum in Málaga
The Museo del Vidrio y Cristal or Glass and Crystal Museum is located in a palatial three story 18th century building in Málaga. This private collection was restored by aristocratic owner and historian Gonzalo Fernández-Prieto. The building has been in the same family of Belgian aristocrats for generations and the tour guide is often a family member or family friend.
The exhibition comprises 16 rooms and house well over 1000 pieces of glassware which span the centuries from Phoenician times to the present day. The museum also includes paintings, portraits, antique furniture, items of decoration, priceless carpets and pre-Raphaelite stained-glass windows.
The antique furniture includes lamps, mirrors, carpets and tapestries, all with a long history, provide a unique perspective to each room.
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Visiting Museo del Vidrio y Cristal