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Museo de Bellas Artes Gravina (MUBAG)

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Address: Calle Gravina, 13, Alicante, Spain
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+34 965 14 67 80
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Goya Gloom and Doom and the allure of Alicante Province by Varela- lovely contrast

The building is atmospheric. On the ground floor the Emilio Varela collection (temporary) was a treat especially as he was a student of Sorolla (catch his work in the Museo Pio... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The building is atmospheric. On the ground floor the Emilio Varela collection (temporary) was a treat especially as he was a student of Sorolla (catch his work in the Museo Pio in Valencia). Some lovely Alicante landscapes to view. Upstairs are the 3 Goya print collections on loan from the Prado until the 11th June. 'Los Desastres de La Guerra'... More 

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Thank vessi80
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a fine art gallery in a lovely old building and its all very well laid out. Entrance is free. The gallery showcases the work of local artists primarily from the last 2 centuries.

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Thank mikebutler46
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I had great expectations of gallery, particularly because an online guide indicated that it housed some works by Sorolla (my favourite Spanish artist). Unfortunately, Sorolla had been and gone since it was only a temporary exhibition. What the gallery did house was a modest amount of good 19th and early 20th century art by other Spanish artists, some of whom... More 

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Thank PhilWallace
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

No big name artists but many nice paintings well presented in a nice old building. There lifts for access to all floors.

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Thank doubleyougee1945
Leyland
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120 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

MUBAG is located in a lovely old building which has been carefully and tastefully brought into the 21st century. The artwork is very well presented and there are some very good pieces.

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Thank BandKath
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice museum with everything well presented. Bonus was a temporary exhibition of 19th/20th centry art which was excellent.

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Thank Paul J
Sebring, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Four floors of wonderful art displayed in a building that was once a palace right in the middle of the city. Serene atmosphere and all for free. Information is only in Spanish yet it does not detract from the enjoyment even if you only speak English. Take the time, well worth it.

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Thank payannsbills
Glasgow
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Building is the' best part of the visit and also the way the items are displayed but nothing is in english (or any other language - only Spanish) - no audio ! no shop ! no pamphlet or written guide - really spoiled it for me - BUT it is free and has truly lovely and spotlessly clean toilets !

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Thank GlenLoan
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

located in a fine old palace is this very modern gallery housing some great works of art - more or less the history of art in Alicante

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Thank drummond812
Ireland
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125 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this museum. It was beautiful, air conditioned, peaceful and friendly and free. What more could you want!

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