A Fonsagrada Museum
It was founded in 1984 by a patronage of residents of A Fonsagrada and has pieces of ethnography, archeology and contemporary art.
A journey through our culture
Visiting the A Fonsagrada Museum is taking an extensive journey through the Culture from the region of A Fonsagrada. The facilities of a winery, a blacksmith’s forge, and a lareira stand out in the ethnography section. The pieces belonging to the megalithic period, the Castro period and the Romanization period, from the archaeological exhibition, or the popular sample of the architecture part and the collection ‘De ida y returned’ in the area of contemporary art.
The Museum shows the different ways of life and work of the A Fonsagrada region, all of them with a historical value of great potential. If you visit this Museum you will be able to reflect on the value of traditional culture and the changing circumstances of the rural environment.
Ethnography section in the Museum of A Fonsagrada
For lovers of ethnography and history, in this museum you can visit one of its sections dedicated to rural trades, farming, school, emigration, and religiosity. And also the facilities of a winery, a blacksmith’s forge, and a lareira.
Archaeological section in the Museum of A Fonsagrada
The archeology section exhibits pieces belonging to the megalithic period, the Castro period and the Romanization period. In addition, to dedicate a part to popular architecture in which we can see models, plans and photographs of the most frequent houses in the area.
Contemporary art in the A Fonsagrada Museum
‘Back and forth’, as the contemporary art collection is known, is made up of sculptures and works by artists such as Ignacio Basallo, Mónica Alonso, Manolo Paz, Paco Pestana, Xoán Lamarti, Tereixa Gómez… among others.
Visit the museum and enjoy A Fonsagrada
Come to know Terras de Burón and discover the secrets of our culture… Besides being able to walk the streets of A Fonsagrada, enjoy its people and its gastronomy.
Praza do Museo s / n, 27100 A Fonsagrada, Lugo. Phone +34 982 340 507
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