Mallorca travel guide


Mallorca Travel Guide

Pottery Museum

The Museu del Fang (Pottery Museum) is an splendid site in Mallorca where people can see the handicraft pieces made of clay. In fact, this museum teaches all the techniques and methods as to how to do a pottery. In addition, they explain visitors the big importance of using clay for many cultures that have existed during centuries in Mallorca.

The museum was exclusively created to show the traditional clay items of Mallorca and to preserve the original pottery of the town. This cultural center is located in the city of Marratxi; an important district situated in the region of Raiguer where there is a high concentration of the most representative, beautiful and abundant potters.

The museum of pottery museum There are thousands of historical potters and contemporary items in the museum now. In fact, the collection is quite varied; the museum holds traditional and artistic items from the 18th and 19th centuries. Furthermore, there are contemporary potters from the 20th century as well. The majority of these invaluable potteries are shown in the popular Fira del Fang (Pottery fair). This event has been the principal fair of Marratxi city since 1984.

There is a big competition in fair; each participant has to donate one of the most beautiful works which is brought to the museum to form part of the collection.

The Museum of pottery is exactly located in Carrer del Molí, 4. 07141 Sa Cabaneta (Cultural Department of Marratxi).

Note: It is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. Phone: 34 971 797 624.

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