Huerta de san Vicente farmhouse was the summer home of Federico García Lorca’s family between 1926 and 1936 and is a magnificent place to learn about his life and work. In it, the poet and playwright from Granada wrote some of his main works and lived the days before his arrest and death at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.
Opened to the public in 1995 as a House-Museum, today it is located in the largest park in the city, named after the poet.
It presents unaltered and perfectly preserved its original structure, where you can see the kitchen, bedrooms and even Federico’s piano. Inside, photos, drawings and manuscripts are exhibited.
A place of historical and literary memory, as well as of life and creation, the walk through the House-Museum Huerta de san Vicente allows then to remember and understand aspects such as:
– Ambience and decoration of a Granada country house of the early twentieth century.
– Specific elements of the daily life of the García Lorca family. The works written in the farmhouse by Federico García Lorca.
– The artistic relationships and friendships of the poet, in being with the collections exhibited in the House-Museum (works of art, objects, etc.).
– Landscape and emotional relationship between the Huerta de san Vicente and the city, through the eyes and works of the poet.
– The events that took place between July 14 and August 9, 1936.
The visits are guided. They have a duration of 30 minutes. Each visit is limited to a maximum of 15 people.
Groups are attended by prior reservation.
Please, check the museum website for information on opening hours.