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Museo del Bandolero

Calle Arminan 65, 29400 Ronda, Spain
+34 952 87 77 85
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Andalucian Gem

On a day trip to Ronda I had an hour to spare After a tapas lunch I decided to visit the Museo del... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WearyWalkersWelcome
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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Quirky but we loved it!

This was an old fashioned museum with a bit too much straightforward written information involved... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
YorkYorkiegirl
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York
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Bandolero museum consists of four galleries: Gallery of the Romantic Travellers. Exhibition of paintings of that time as well as several historical documents, like birth and death certificates, edicts, royal laws, etc. Gallery "Living the Bandits world". It consists of dioramas, pictures, weapons, money and coins, official stamps, paintings, etc.Gallery "The Men and the Names". It is 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. Gallery "The ones who followed the trace". Special mention to the Guardia Civil (The Civil Guard was the local police at the villages), a police spezialized in the fight against bandits. It shows their clothes, pictures, documents, etc.
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“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
“bandits” (27 reviews)
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Calle Arminan 65, 29400 Ronda, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a day trip to Ronda I had an hour to spare After a tapas lunch I decided to visit the Museo del Bandelero as I'd been told it was well worth a visit What an understatement... My visit to the museum was my favourite...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This was an old fashioned museum with a bit too much straightforward written information involved compared to the more interactive things we are more used to these days. However, it was really interesting to learn more about the bandits and the history of the area...More

Thank YorkYorkiegirl
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

An inexpensive way to pass an hour being educated. I consider this museum an important addition to things to see because most people probably won't have a clue about the bandits of the era. The cost was low for the owners labour of love and...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

not a large museum and many of the items were only reproductions although the actual history and stories of the bandits were interesting. If you are passing drop in but not worth going out of your way to visit it.

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Not stuffy and a lot of fun. Lots of English explanations. After Napoleon upset the local balance of power the bad guys seemed to have filled it perfectly. Lots of pictures some quite grizzly. Recommend.

Thank Bergman J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was a recommendation from our son who visited many years ago. It was a fun and informative museum. Definitely worth a look.

Thank dialqueen
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Always at a disadvantage if you don't speak the language. I was also a bit disappointed tha it cost to get in...but what the heck. There is a gift store prior to entering, but didn't find items for sale that interesting...couldn't find anything i "had"...More

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The bandit culture in Spain is quite legion. This tiny museum is decrepit and richly authentic. I loved the collection of bade rollers graphic novels. And the period photos of convicted badits

Thank marialY5750CZ
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you have time, this little museum is interesting also for kits, for cinema adventures with spanish and other bandits of screen.

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Kids enjoyed browsing this eclectic museum of Spanish history. We went in for something to do but it's not something you need to see in a hurry.

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27 February 2015|
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Response from alinga | Property representative |
Hola, el Museo del Bandolero se encuentra en la ciudad de Ronda, la distancia desde Vélez es de 145km. Gracias.
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