Visit the Malaga Honey Museum in Colmenar


In this article you will find the essential information for visiting the Malaga Honey Museum in Colmenar


A few words about Colmenar and the museum


This honey museum in Colmenar is called the “Museo del miel de Málaga” (Málaga Honey Museum) and shows the whole process of honey production by bees.


colmenas en colmenar


Colmenar is located in Axarquia, east of Malaga. This small region is known for its honey production, which is very important and varied (thyme, rosemary, chestnuts, avocados, mangoes,…)


colmenas de abejas colmenar


This museum offers tastings and sometimes also beekeeping workshops. It also presents the evolution of beekeeping since its origins. The visit is really very instructive.


Another village that produces excellent honey is Competa.


The photo below is a bee collecting a pitaya (dragon fruit) in Velez-Malaga.


Le musée du miel de Malaga abeille sur une fleur de pitaya . Malaga honey Museum


Velez-Malaga is known as the capital of Europe for the cultivation of tropical fruits, thanks to its subtropical climate.


Some information about the museum before you come:


Opening hours:


Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 2pm. Weekends and holidays: 11am – 2pm


Telephone : +34 952 71 80 30


Mail : museo@museodelamiel.com


For the guided tour (duration 3 to 4 hours, price: 8€) it is advisable to call ahead to confirm.


Where is the Honey Museum?



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If you are in Andalucia as part of a tour with several major cities to visit, here are some links that may be of interest:






Experiences to discover in the province of Malaga



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