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Quaint village

We loved this museum it was very interesting and refreshingly cool in the August heat. There is... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Maggie M
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Roldan, Spain
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A lovely cave house

This was our first time visiting a cave house. It’s a private house, so people actually live there... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
NellaK32
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During this visit we are going to visit three caves. The first cave is decorated in the same style as the present cave houses of Purullena. The second cave is decorated in the style of the middle of the last century. Everything is very simple and...more
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We loved this museum it was very interesting and refreshingly cool in the August heat. There is amazing history here, photos, memorabilia, really dating back. The way of life was rustic but charming, and relatively simple. They worked so hard but are still smiling in...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first time visiting a cave house. It’s a private house, so people actually live there. The first floor was a modern house and the second floor was more classical. It was very interesting to see how many people live in Guadix. There...More

Thank NellaK32
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We had never visited a cave house. It was odd to visit a town where most of the dwellings are carved into the earth. This museum was very informative but the owner's talk even more so as it was delivered in his family room to...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 8 November 2017

It's great to have the opportunity to walk around the various dwellings. Note: For those less able, although you can park close by and there are toilets on the ground floor, there are a lot of stairs to climb.

Thank SalsaChickNik
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The owner of this lovely cave home and museum met us at the entrance to explain, in English, the three types of cave homes that we were about to view. It was amazing to see the changes over the generations and how each cave is...More

Thank joode8
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a small museum giving an insight to a typical cave house. There are various items on display and pottery made locally for sale.

Thank camper11-11
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A small Cave Museum in the Town of Purullena just west of Guadix City. The family run business shows modern day Cave Living and also how people in the Last Century used to live with lots of Ancient Photos. The museum is open every day...More

Thank GrahamB2360
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of 48 tour attendees which included some of my family. The presentation was very well done. The history of the place is quite interesting. It doesn't take long to see, but is worth the stop.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Having read about cave Homes, I visited the museum and was not disappointed, we arrived just as it opened and the lady we met was very knowledgeable about the historical points of the cave homes. She took the time to explain what we would see...More

Thank KevinMorson
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Six generations of the family have lived in the Troglodyte home. The caves range from the current residents back 4 more generations. Great photos, daily living utensils and antiques from the local area fascinate! There is a little shop attached as well. Owner is friendly...More

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