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Museo Azul de la Semana Santa

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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A visit to this Museum is a must if you are visiting Lorca. There are three floors to the museum... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Jeff E
Lisbon, Portugal

If you are in the area and admire quality craftsmanship then you have to visit. Although... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
John M
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

A visit to this Museum is a must if you are visiting Lorca. There are three floors to the museum each depicting the history of the Brotherhood and with displays of the regalia that is used on festive occasions. On the second floor there is...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 3 May 2018

If you are in the area and admire quality craftsmanship then you have to visit. Although fundamentally it is about religion, this is not just for the religious. Most events have costumes that look good at a distance but are "cheap" up close. These costumes...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The receptionist at the Parador de Lorca suggested we go to this museum and we were so glad she did. We were in Lorca just before the Semana Santa Festival and the town was preparing the streets and building grand stands. The museum gave us...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Semana Santa Easter parades were unbelievable, only the Spanish could do it so efficiently the costumes were amazingly elaborate

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful to see the artisans work and a great religious history. A must see during Easter in this small town.

Thank M4rc08
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The Blue Brotherhood museum is amazing. Very cheap entry, and a lot to see. Amazing embroidery and you can watch the women at work (& talk with them if you speak Spanish!). Incredible skill. Even close up, seeing the detail it looks like a masterpiece...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We heard this was good, but didn't appreciate how much. (Only 1.50 euros each!) Take a lift to the top floor and work your way down. The museum is one of three Semana Santa exhibitions and this was is reputed to be the best. You'll...More

Thank CondadoJohn
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We were lucky enough to have tickets in the stands to see these lovely capes in action. It was wonderful to see them before in a calm setting to photograph them and then see them during the Semana Santa processions being worn. Such amazing work...More

1  Thank Troddles
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Incredible to see, the workmanship, it is just stunning. You learn the history of the parades during Holy Week too. If you go to Lorca and to visit, you are missing a great opportunity to see how history is made and still admired today.

1  Thank 989TinaW
Reviewed 18 March 2016

So interesting to visit this place and to admire the incredible work of the "bordadoras" which, through a long work that can last years, have created divine embroideries. A place to visit, especially if you like to have a better understanding on how special is...More

2  Thank MatthewShef
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