• A House that you moved to the past in Horcajuelo de la Sierra.


    Ethnological Museum

    This museum is located in a restored traditional house in 1997 faithfully following the guidelines that marks the traditional architecture of the area: walls of slate, small windows, walls made from mud and straw, covers Arabic curved tiles...

    It shows the traditional way of life of the inhabitants of the Sierra del Rincón based on Agriculture and animal husbandry, their tools of tillage and their traditional clothing.

    In it you can see daily and daily work-related objects: of tillage tools, objects for the measurement of grain or for preparation of flour, the tray and the Kneader of bread, among others.

    On the higher floors you will find the recreation of a traditional dwelling, objects and furniture donated by locals and, In addition, several examples of traditional clothing, both everyday and festive, coming from several municipalities.

    The Ethnological Museum has guided and free visit and includes a visit to the forge.


    Its interior has been rebuilt the former workshop of a blacksmith with all and each of the utensils and tools required to work the iron.

    It helps us to understand the figure of the herrero-forjador, as well as to familiarise ourselves with the tools and processes of transformation of iron through a system of audio.



    Ethnological Museum: Road crossing, 1. 28191 Horcajuelo de la Sierra (Madrid)
    Forge: behind the Town Hall


    Friday: 17:00, 18:00, 19:00
    Saturday: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00
    Sundays and public holidays: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00

    Friday: 16:00, 17:00, 18:00
    Saturday: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00
    Sundays and public holidays: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00

    Groups: Friday morning upon request.
    Monday, Tuesday, miércoles y jueves: closed


    Tel.: 91 869 70 22

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