Malaga has become an authentic City of Museums and a cultural reference not only in Andalusia but also throughout Spain and it is carving a niche for itself in the European scene.

Currently, it has 36, some of them internationally renowned, such as the Picasso Museum, the Centre Pompidou Malaga or the Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga.

Today we are looking at some of the lesser-known but equally interesting museums in this city.

Malaga Museum of Glass and Crystal

The Glass and Crystal Museum is one of the hidden treasures of Malaga. This private collection is housed in a restored 18th century palace in the historic city centre and includes more than 3,000 glass and crystal pieces from a wide range of cultures, including ancient Egyptian, Venetian, Roman and Muslim.

Interactive Museum of Music (MIMMA)

If you want to have a good time with your family this is your best option. The impressive collection of musical instruments from all over the world and from different periods of time is designed to encourage participation and interaction, where children can learn about different cultures from all over the world through their music.

Malaga Wine Museum

This museum is a paradise for wine lovers! A visit to the Malaga Wine Museum will give you an idea of the art, history and culture of the wines produced in the province of Malaga. More than 400 antique pieces from bottle labels to posters, sketches and more fill the walls of the museum. But that is not all! Visitors can also enjoy wine tasting.

Museum of Art and Popular Customs

Do you want to tour the province of Malaga without leaving the city? The Museum of Art and Popular Customs will help you. It is a place located in an old inn from the seventeenth century. A charming building, where you can walk through its province, its customs and activities.