This museum is housed in a neomudejar building constructed for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. This building had different uses since its construction until 1972, the year in which some works are performed to create the Museum of Popular Arts in Seville, inaugurated in 1973.
The Museum of Arts and Customs is located in the Mudejar Pavilion the Latinamerican Exhibition of 1929
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In 1980 the City Council assigns the property to the Ministry of Culture to be used as a museum. Shortly after reforms are made to adapt the Museum of Popular Arts of Seville in 1984 going on to depend on the Junta de Andalucía.
At the Museum of Popular Arts of Seville we can see on the main floor from the central hall the Temporary Exhibitions.
The permanent exhibition is in the rooms where is exposed one of the one collections embroidery and lace of the most comprehensive in Europe, in this area can also see the reconstruction of a typical Sevillian family home.
In the basement floor is the exhibition of furniture and household utensils; of crafts; processing of raw materials; of traditional ceramics and pottery industry, likewise we can also see an exhibition about self defense weapons and transformation of metalworking.
There is also an audiovisual room, a multipurpose room, and a library, it is also possible to make tours for the schools.
The Museum of Popular Arts of Seville is open all year except Mondays and January 1, May 1 and December 25, the museum will be closed.
(1.50€ for non European citizens)
Plaza de América, 3, Sevilla, telephone 955 542 951
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