muBBla, Paso Blanco Embroidery Museum
The muBBla opened in 1995 and is located on the old Convent of Saint Dominic. It belongs to the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and has been awarded with the Integral System of Tourist Quality at Destination (SICTED). It gathers more than 1,500 pieces embroidered by hand with silk and gold. It treasured pieces from the end of the 19th century, among which stand out six embroideries declared Heritage of Cultural Interest. Artistic embroidery at Lorca dates back to 1535, with pieces created for Saint Patrics Collegiate Church. The pieces, based on characters from the Old and New Testament, are crafted at the atelier of Our Lady of Sorrows (Talleres Virgen de la Amargura) by professional embroiders and curated by an artistic commission.
Address: Calle Santo Domingo, 8 – Lorca (Murcia)
Contact: +34 65 02 720 04
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:30 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 20:00 h.
Sunday: 10:30 – 14:00 h.
Price: Adults: € 2.5. /Reduced ticket, groups (20 people maximum), retirees and students: € 2. Children under 12: free access. The ticket includes the muBBla, the Chapel of the Rosary and the cabinet of Curiosities.