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Museo de la Verdura de Calahorra

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El Museo de la Verdura (Museum of Vegetables) has been designed as an interactive and educational centre, being equipped with new technologies, touch screens and computer games to make the contents more attractive. Throughout the centre, there are 18 audiovisuals presenting different aspects of the most important vegetables of Calahorra, ranging from the land to agriculture, gastronomy and the importance of horticultural products in a healthy diet.


1.- “El territorio y el hombre”(Territory and Man): Featuring the characteristics of the lands of Calahorra and La Rioja Baja and farmers' work. It contains a video with three documentaries, a map and model of La Rioja Baja and different elements related to farming.

2.- “La agricultura y la huerta” (Agriculture and Farming): Dealing with irrigation systems, the evolution of farming systems, machinery and tools throughout history, soil strata and religious and popular culture on farming.

3.- “Nuestras verduras”(Our Vegetables): Paying special attention to the growing and production of seven vegetables: artichoke, thistle, onion, cauliflower, asparagus, lettuce and pepper. br />
4.- “La Conserva” (Preserves): Explaining traditional preservation methods, where we can see some labels from Calahorra preserves, a 1920s documentary by Conservas Francisco Moreno and another documentary about the current canning factories.

5- “Otros sistemas de conservación” (Other Systems of Preservation): Presenting pre-prepared and pre-cooked product range: washed, pre-cooked and frozen vegetables.

6- “Todo para comer” (Everything for Eating): Dealing with vegetable gastronomy, showing six videos with recipes from six restaurants in the city and pamphlets with recipes from catering establishments. This space is decorated with different cooking devices and utensils used throughout history.


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Address: Cuesta de la Catedral, 5 26500
Phone: +34 941 105 061
Visiting Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 19:00. Sundays and public holidays from 11:00 to 14:00. Monday closed. Closed from the 20th of september to the 10th of october.
Price (€): Menores de 14 años y mayores de 65 años: 50 % descuento Carnet joven: 10 % descuento Con carnet de estudiante: gratuito General: 3 € Grupos de más de 15 personas.: 20 % descuento Jueves: gratuito
District: La Rioja Suroriental

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