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Ethnological museum of the Huerta
Av. del Principe, 30820 Alcantarilla Driving directions
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summer: daily except Mon and Bank Hols 9am-8pm, Sat 10am-2pm, 4pm-7.30pm, Sun 10am-2pm; winter: daily except Mon and Bank Hols 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2pm, 4pm-6.30pm - closed in Aug

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On the roadside from Murcia, this museum is devoted to rural life in the huerta over the last centuries, through hundreds of objects, arranged by theme: former professions, domestic life, music, chemists, grocer's, clothing, etc. The museum occupies a traditional regional house and pavilions in the garden, where there is a still a working noria, a giant wheel designed by the Moors to bring up water from the irrigation canal.

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