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Museo del bandolero

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Address: Calle Arminan 65, 29400 Ronda, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 87 77 85
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:30

Bandolero museum consists of four galleries: Gallery of the Romantic...

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 Exhibition of paintings of that time as well as several historical documents, like birth and death certificates, edicts, royal laws, etc.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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Lots of information in Spanish, French, English and German. Many old pictures, documents, clothes, arms, etc. Also old comic books and old black and white movies in which the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of information in Spanish, French, English and German. Many old pictures, documents, clothes, arms, etc. Also old comic books and old black and white movies in which the lifes of the bandits are described as being very romantic. That's exactly where I got mixed feelings about the things I saw, as not all bandits are Robin Hoods. Of course... More 

Thank ladytrave
Manacor, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Don't bother with this one! For your money you get pictures and names of historical local bandits, a disordered collection of arms, guns and knives, a couple of costumes, and ... the inevitable shop, selling tourist junk. A complete waste of time and money.

Thank James R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of reading, i did only a bit but enjoyed the things i Read. It also is only 4 euro's and 2 for students

Thank Jimmy K
Cedar Park, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Very informative look at the history and current state of bull fighting. We were able to visit the actual ring (66 meters in width) and where the animals are maintained, including the horses. Not a fan of the sport, but still found the museum and tour guide very interesting and worth the visit.

Thank Joseph S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We chanced upon this small museum in Ronda on the way up to the old part of town. What a lovely surprise it was. It is a legacy of the Andalucian bandits who were notorious in Europe. The Serrania de Ronda, that is the mountains of Ronda, were one of the many reclusive shelters for these outlaws. From the gorges... More 

Thank Arundhati80
Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

It has way to much written information to take in, but it nonetheless imparts a great sense of romantic atmosphere regarding the Bandoleros. I knew nothing about them beforehand, but now I want to be one. Great place to kill an hour and a half if the weather's not to great.

Thank Jozef G
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Located near the town centre is unique in this type of information. Photos, videos and souvenir are available at reasonable prices. In the entrance you can take a photo with a Bandolero poster

Thank WHL573
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

This place is only two euros entrance fee and that is about right,newspaper clippings,posters and paintings depict the bandits of the region.There are some guns and knives to look at,but that's about it.

Thank Chazzer124
El Ejido, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

I suggest buying the combined museum tickets (which includes 4 others) at the tourist office. The museum is very small and you have to read a lot. Everything is translated into English, but some of the translations are a bit dodgy. If you have no interest in bandits, just skip it.

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

On our third and last day in Ronda, we visited this museum. We have rarely seen such a huge collection of exhibits in one place! If you accept the romantic ideal of the highwayman or bandit, you can understand why there is such a fascination with the bandoleros. It was helpful that the explanations of the various exhibits were translated... More 

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Estimado Señor, quiero agradecer su visita al Museo del Bandolero y como no, su reconocimiento a la labor de recopilación... More 

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