Museo Tesoro de la Cofradía de La Expiración, Malaga

Museo Tesoro de la Cofradía de La Expiración, Malaga

The Museum of the Treasures of the Brotherhood of Expiry, located near the San Pedro Church is dedicated to the robes and other relics that accompany the Easter Parade in the city. The Museum forms part of the group of buildings belonging to the Brotherhood.

Brotherhoods were formed by noble families in the history of Malaga. Each brotherhood carried an image and went on parades during the holy week. The brotherhood of expiration carried images during the Easter week. The museum is located in the El Perchel neighborhood of Malaga. The location is one of the oldest and with traditional architectural styles in the city. The museum and the buildings of the brotherhood preserve the traditional character of the surroundings.

The throne and traditional robes of the figures taken in the Easter Parade are kept for the rest of the year in the museum. The brotherhood traditionally guards the clothes and other accessories and the images of the Virgin of Los Dolores Corona and Christ of the Expiration. The images are escorted through the streets during Easter by the local police.

Visitors are welcome at the museum. An appointment is required to pay a visit to view the exhibits at the museum.

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Sight Name: Museo Tesoro de la Cofradía de La Expiración
Sight Location: Malaga, Spain
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums Walking Tour in Malaga, Part I  

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