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Museo de Cedrillas

The current Cedrillas Exhibition Centre is located in the building “Centro Cultural Fermín Alegre” (Plaza de la Constitución nº 4, Cedrillas), occupying four floors of the building.

In it we can admire two sections, on the one hand the “Museum of Cedrillas”, dedicated to the Natural, Cultural and Landscape Heritage of the municipality and on the other hand, – “Castles, temples and farmhouses”, a permanent exhibition on the Architectural Heritage of the Poplar Cultural Park of Cedrillas.

Architectural Heritage of the Alto Alfambra Headwater Poplar Cultural Park.

The Museum section of Cedrillas is divided into 6 large thematic blocks, namely:

Natural Environment, dedicated to the character of the territory of Cedrillas as a medium mountain and to the source of the river Mijares and its upper section;

Traditions and festive cycle, with a space dedicated to traditions and trades and another dedicated to the festive cycle; “La Feria de Cedrillas” (Cedrillas Fair); “La Feria de Cedrillas” (Cedrillas Fair); and “La Feria de Cedrillas” (Cedrillas Fair).

Gastronomy, where the food products (especially ham and sausages) of Cedrillas are presented.

History and Cultural Heritage, which shows the History of Cedrillas through its Cultural Heritage.

Cultural Landscapes, focusing on the diversity of the different ones in the municipality (agricultural around the town, livestock, landscape mosaic of farmhouses, pine forests and river landscapes) and how these are the result of the historical interaction of human activities with the natural environment.

The main exhibition resource is “Cedrillas from a bird’s eye view” with different audiovisuals describing the different landscapes that the municipality has to offer.

The “Castles, temples and farmhouses” section is a permanent exhibition on the Architectural Heritage of the Alto Alfambra Headwater Poplar Cultural Park and is designed to be compatible with small and medium-sized exhibitions.

There are seven subsections within the exhibition:

Introduction to the Alto Alfambra Headwater Poplar Cultural Park.

Fortified architecture: Islamic and reconquest castles, as well as late medieval ones.

Religious architecture: Gothic and Gothic-Renaissance temples, churches, Baroque churches, hermitages and sanctuaries and other structures and typologies linked to religious architecture.

Town halls.

Domestic architecture: manor houses, ancestral homes and popular architecture preserved in the town center and farmhouses.

Water architecture.

Other architectural typologies.