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Automobile Museum – Malaga

Going all over the history of the Automobile, Haute Couture and contemporary art and understanding it in just 50 minutes is possible thanks to the Automobile Museum of Malaga. Located at the Old tobacco Factory, also known as “la Tabacalera”, the Museum is already part of the history of the city.

An innovative museum in constant renovation with two new exhibitions: “Apotheosis” and “Big Bang”.

From the 13th of March to the 28 of June, the temporal exhibition “Apotheosis” shows 13 unique fashion designs that meant a milestone thanks to their exceptional beauty, participation in events, fashion shows or for being decisive in their creator’s career. For example, a dress by Thierry Mugler that she leant to Diana Ross for several performances as the 1991 Annual Grammy Awards with Jon Bon Jovi; a hand painted Carven which participated at a fashion show at the Garnier Palace, the fashion museum in Paris or a Madame Gres dress from the 70’s, a great dame of the French fashion or incredible sketches turned into reality that have barely seen the public light.

“Big Bang” is the title for the dress-sculpture by the Galician designer Eva Soto inspired in the one that she made for the very Lady Gaga. “Pure mathematics” could be the best definition for this design in orange tones that defies gravity with impossible geometric forms sharply made with an impeccable technique. Surrounded by a TV-light bulb decoration, the piece represents the effect and media impact in modern global society that this kind of unique characters and attitudes achieve and who always triumph.

Visiting the Automobile Museum of Málaga is much more thanks to its 13 thematic galleries that gather a great variety of representative automotive models: Hispano Suiza, Bugatti, Delage, Packard, Auburn, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Jaguar, and Mercedes y Ferrari, among others. Ostrich or crocodile leather, precious woods, Lalique mascot, nacre dashboard, ivory and silver handles.

Also, Maga Sublime Collection by Museo Automovilístico presents a great retrospective of fashion in the 20th century throughout its wide collection of creations by designers presented with luxury and exoticism and under the name of four exhibitions: “From Mariano Fortuny to Galliano“, “Trilogy“, “Cocktail in the Forest” and “From Balenciaga to Schiaparelli”.

On, Facebook (/MuseoAutomovil); Twitter (@MuseoAutomovilm) you will find all the activities programmed for each month. Last Saturday of every month: guided visit included in the price of your ticket at 12:30h. (minim 15 people) and every Sunday at 12:30h “1, 2, 3, Let’s Get Started!”.

Opening hours: from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a 19:00. Closed on Mondays. Free parking. Price of the tickets:

General ticket: 7.50€
Reduced ticket: 5.50€ (residents in Málaga city, students, seniors over 65, large families, unemployed people and collectives of special protection).

A great collection that has the priviledge of sharing an excellent frame as the one of Huelin neighbourhood and its surroundings. Thus, visiting the Automobile Museum of Málaga can be a perfect plan with the best ingredients: sun, sea, automotive culture and typical cooking culture from the city.

The photos were provided by the Automobile Museum of Málaga  – all are copyrighted ©


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Orden SND/257/2020, de 19 de marzo, por la que se declara la suspensión de apertura al público de establecimientos de alojamiento turístico, de acuerdo con el artículo 10.6 del Real Decreto 463/2020, de 14 de marzo, por el que se declara el estado de alarma para la gestión de la situación de crisis sanitaria ocasionada por el COVID-19.

Publicado en: «BOE» núm. 75, de 19/03/2020.