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Somiedo Ecomuseum
Somiedo (Western Asturias)
Contact Address
33840. Pola de Somiedo
Phone
985 76 39 84 / 985 76 36 52
Email ecomuseodesomiedo@redmeda.com Website
  • CRAFTS AND TRANSHUMANCE (CAUNÉU)
    Winter
    Wednesday to Friday: 11:00am-2:00pm
    Saturday: 11:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-7:00pm
    Sunday: 11:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm
    Closed on Monday and Tuesday

    Summer (1st July to 15th September)
    Monday to Sunday: 11:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-8:00pm

    THE HOUSEHOLD (VEIGAS)
    Winter
    Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm
    Sunday: 11:00am-2:00pm
    Closed on Monday

    Summer (1st May to 30th September):
    Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00am-2:00pm and 5:00pm-8:00pm
    Sunday: 11:00am-2:00pm
    Closed on Monday


    Individual:€2
    Children (under 16):€1
    Groups (20+):€1
    Children (under 6):Free

    Free admission on Monday - 1st July to 15th September
    Free admission on Tuesday - 16th September to 30th June.

The ecomuseum is divided into three parts: the Household, Crafts and Ethnographic Routes.

The aim of the museum is to recover different crafts in the area, in addition to the old households in thatched dwellings and various aspects of livestock breeding and agricultural life in the area.

PERMANENT EXHIBITIONS

  • Ecomuseum I: The Household
    These are two houses in the village of Veigas. Visitors can learn about the structure of each, the basic furniture they contained, the names of the different objects found in them and what their function was, as well as how the former inhabitants organized their daily life and chores around the house, the hub around which everything else turned.
  • Ecomuseum II: Crafts
    The recovery of different crafts in the area: clog-making, the smithy, basket-making, spinning, carpentry, medicinal plants, hunting and fishing.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS
Exhibitions of photographs and documents on various topics relating to cultural events held each year.

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Somiedo Ecomuseum
GPS:43.093573,-6.253835