Make the most of your holiday or weekend getaway in Andorra to visit some of the amazing museums you'll find in the country. Museums with original themes and very interesting pieces, some of which are unique.
Here are Andorra’s most characteristic museums. Pick the one you want to visit most and enjoy!
Carmen Thyssen Museum
The private collection of Baroness Thyssen-Bornemisza.
Focusing primarily on the 19th and 20th centuries, this collection includes works of Spanish, American and European painting (with an outstanding selection of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Expressionism).
The Miniature Museum
Works of art under the microscope.
This museum displays the handmade works of Ukrainian artist Nicolai Siadristy, considered one of the best micro-miniature artists in the world. Intriguing works of art made from noble materials such as gold and platinum, but also common materials like paper, fruit seeds or rice grains. Matryoshka dolls, crucifixes, sacred art objects and many other works of art that in many cases you will admire with the help of a microscope.
A museum to learn about tobacco production.
Tobacco production has been and continues to be a fundamental economic activity for Andorra and, in this museum, you will learn about it in a simple and audiovisual way. It is located in the historic factory of Reig, a legendary brand that lasted until the first half of the 20th century.
A unique collection of motorbikes.
A walk through the history of two-wheeled motoring featuring the most iconic brands of the 20th century, with dozens of models to discover. If you’re interested in the world of motorcycles, this is an entertaining visit that shouldn’t be missed.
National Automobile Museum
The evolution of motor vehicles in Andorra.
This museum, which houses some 80 vehicles, is part of one of the most important collections in Europe. You will be able to follow the transformation of vehicles starting from steam-powered examples like the Pinette (1885), the oldest piece in the museum, and running right through to the 1970s. You’ll also have the chance to see 100 bicycles that will demonstrate their evolution to the bikes we know today.
Casa d’Areny-Plandolit Museum
The life of Andorran high society.
Undoubtedly one of the most emblematic museums in Andorra, this is the only stately home in the country that is still perfectly preserved to this day. You will learn about the history of the Areny-Plandolit family while admiring the exquisite furniture, toys, books, crockery, etc. from a time when luxuries and comforts were unavailable to the rest of the country's inhabitants.
Casa Rull Museum
A trip back in time to the rural Andorra of the late 19th century.
Casa Rull (owned by the Perich family) was one of the most important houses in the parish of La Massana. Through the objects that have been preserved, you will get an impression of what life was like for a peasant family with land in an Andorra whose primary economic activity was still the cultivation of land and livestock.
MW Museum of Electricity
The history of electricity production in Andorra.
Discover how electricity arrived in Andorra in 1934 and how it changed the lives of the principality’s inhabitants.
Casa Cristo Museum
A humble Andorran house from the 19th century.
A visit to this house museum will give you an insight into the life of a humble family from the 19th century until the middle of the 20th century. It is located in the old quarter of Encamp and will give you a glimpse of what life was like in Andorra in times gone by. Guided tours are available in summer.
Farga Rossell Museum
Iron production in Andorra.
Enter an old Andorran forge and see for yourself how the hammer was used to work iron. A visit that will take you back to the late 19th century, a time when Andorra produced iron that was later sold in part to Catalan markets.
The only permanent exhibition of Ukrainian master Nikolai Syadristy, considered the world’s foremost miniature genius.
A true journey back in time to the late 19th and early 20th century through the daily life of a humble peasant family.
One of the best collections of classic bikes in the world, combined with the latest technology which will take you down a bike park or through virtual reality experiences.