Ayuntamiento de Coaña
(Coaña Town Council)

| Home | Site map | Spanish

November 19, 2017

Museums and Private Collections

CASTRO DE COAÑA MUSEUM (HILL-FORT OF COAÑA MUSEUM)

Hill-Fort of Coaña MuseumUsing exhibition panels, reproductions, pictures and materials brought from different Asturian castros, the visitor will be able to find out the evolution of this culture from its origins to the Roman invasion.

Besides, there is a section dealing with the gold mining industry and another one related directly to the castro of Coaña.

In the castro’s surrounding area it is found the Castro of Coaña Museum which collects information about the castro culture in the northwest of Spain, its evolution until the Roman invasion and broad information about gold mining.

Opening times:

WINTER: From 1 October to 31 March
From Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30 to 15.00
Mondays closed.

SUMMER: From 1 April to 30 September
From Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 to 14:00 and from 16.00 to 19.00 h.
Mondays closed.

FREE ADMISSION
Tel.: 985 97 84 01


PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

In Coaña there are two important private collections which can be seen if you arrange a visit in advance with their respective owners.


Typewriters collection:

Typewriters collectionThis collection is located in the village of Coaña (in the parish of Coaña). It belongs to Mr. José Manuel Acevedo and it is made up mainly of typewriters which are over one century old. Besides, in the same collection you can also see several musical devices like phonographs, gramophones, jukeboxes, etc. This collection has an extraordinary historical value due to the variety of typewriters and musical devices and their excellent working condition. 




Sewing Machines collection:

Sewing machines collectionThe sewing machines collection is located in the village of El Espín (in the parish of Folgueras). It is made up of 440 sewing machines and it belongs to Mr. Faustino González Rodríguez. All these pieces are catalogued and among them we can find a fine piece of museum that had belonged to Queen Elisabeth II.

Ayuntamiento de Coaña
Plaza del Ayuntamiento, s/n
33795 Coaña (Asturias)
Phones: (+34) 985 47 35 35 - (+34) 985 63 08 01
Fax: (+34) 985 63 04 68
Legal warning
Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Comercio Plan Avanza Fondo Social Europeo

Developed by: eDise