Museo Salzillo de Murcia
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Opening to the public

The museum could be visited for everyone

In 1960, with historian Juan Torres Fontes at the helm of the institution, the Salzillo Museum finally opened its doors to the public, almost twenty years after its creation has been decreted.

Inauguration of the Salzillo Museum in 1960
Juan Torres Fontes teaching the Salzillo’s Bethlehem

The land around the museum was extended in the nineteen seventies, when de Reinassance façade of the Riquelme Palace, formerly located on Calle Jabonerías in Murcia, was installed on its northern front.

Installation of the facade of the Riquelme Palace in the Salzillo Museum in the 1970s
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