A TOTAL of 26 cultural sites in Malaga city can be visited free of charge to celebrate this Sunday’s World Tourism Day,

The Tourism Department of Malaga’s City Council, in collaboration with the city’s museums and monument, has organised a series of events and guided tours around the city.

The day is being promoted by the World Tourism Organisation (WTO), which seeks to inform the public about the importance of all aspects of tourism. The slogan chosen this year is ‘Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all’.

The following museums and monuments will be open free of charge this Sunday, September 27:

  • Picasso Foundation-Birth House,
  • Malaga Picasso Museum,
  • Centre Pompidou Malaga,
  • The Museum of Malaga,
  • Collection of the Russian Museum of Saint Petersburg,
  • Carmen Thyssen Museum,
  • Municipal Heritage Museum,
  • Cathedral Museum,
  • Revello de Toro Museum,
  • CAC Málaga Contemporary Art Centre,
  • CAC Malaga La Coracha,
  • National Museum of Airports and Air transport,
  • Principia Science Centre,
  • Ecomuseum Lagar de Torrijos,
  • Peña Juan Breva Flamenco Art Museum.

Free visits to the following monuments will also be avaialbe:

  • Gibralfaro Castle,
  • The Alcazaba,
  • The museums of the Expiration and Student Guilds,
  • Roman Theatre,
  • La Concepción Botanical-Historical Garden,
  • The Archaeological Sites of La Araña,
  • House of Gerald Brenan,
  • Museum of the Imagination,
  • Ecomuseum Astilleros Nereo.

In addition, visitors who wish to do so will have at their disposal free *guided tours organised at:

  • The Centre Pompidou Malaga,
  • Collection of the Russian Museum of Saint Petersburg,
  • Picasso Foundation-Birth House,
  • Municipal Heritage Museum,
  • The Revello de Toro Museum,
  • National Museum of Airports and Air Transport
  • Principia Science Centre,
  • Treasure-Museum of the Brotherhood of the Expiration
  • Archaeological sites of La Araña,
  • Nereo Shipyard Ecomuseum and Interactive Music Museum.

Guided tours (at a reduced rate of €3) will also be available at the Botanical-Historical Garden of La Concepción.

*It is necessary to register in the different museums or cultural centres for the guided tours.

Malaga city council encourages all who visit the cultural sites to Instagram pictures with the hashtag #malagadiamundodelturismo. The best photos will be included in an album on Facebook.

The City Council has published special bilingual leaflets with all the information necessary to enjoy the World Tourism Day in Malaga.

For more information: http://www.malagaturismo.com/en

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