Ethnographic liste museum

Vigo: Ethnographic liste museum

The Museum Liste de Vigo, born from the Foundation, with the main objective of disseminating knowledge and ethnographic heritage of Galicia.

The museum is housed in a detached house in the middle of S. XX remodeled, with a surface area of ??590 m2, surrounded by estate of 5000 m2.

It is distributed on four floors: ground floor, first, second, and bajocubierta, where you place the management and administration services.

Alteration work of housing, which until 1994 was detached house, were limited to treatment within parameters, with demolition of walls, seeking spaces according to the new content.

Nine permanent exhibition displays more than 2,000 pieces through which the visitor crosses the Galician crafts, rye culture, the traditional wheel, zippers, fabrics, wood carved, light, materiality of faith and the art of healing.

The museum is located in Shepherd Street, No. 22, in a building owned civil Council of Vigo and ceded to the Foundation List for a period of 50 years.

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 11h-14h / 17h-19h. Sunday: 10h-14, 30h. Monday: closed. The off-hour visits should be booked in advance on telephone 986 244 698.

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The common denominator of the pieces will be your treatment, perhaps the primary: the excavated, representing the freeing, the depth to get an empty space with a single purpose: its usefulness.

Material and construction of numerous objects that cover different aspects of rural life, from household furniture to farm implements or tools trades.

In the various showcases and panels can be seen from kitchen utensils such as plates or dishes until hydraulic devices, or containers of grain, "conifer", showing the versatility of wood product that sculpt hands in tune with the material.


Its protagonist of a cereal crop of basic importance to the Galician countryside: rye. Through a chronological, follows the process of cultivation, with the sample of objects used from land preparation to silage: so we can see: plow, cart, mallets, malladoras, coffers.

Photographic panels with scenes relating to the collection, "harvest", reflect the importance of mutual cooperation in the workplace.

Stresses a singularity: "A vella meda", in which the beam without "meshing" was kept in the "eira" until the following year, in a show of good harvest. XVII coffers: brown trunks, excavated, representing primitive grain bins silos.

Attention is also given to one of the elements of the car: the wheel. Adapting different types depending on terrain, weather, or type of car.


The vision of this room aims to collect a large number of trades, to 50, with a distinctly personalized symbolic formula choosing as meaningful objects, which symbolize unequivocally.

Trades are exposed known by most, now evolved lesser known trades, many of them have already disappeared, and trades virtually unknown.

An adjoining room is dedicated to "the reservation" preserve the sacred, the intimate.material and spiritual, full of symbolism, embodied in the key. Locks, latches, latches, peep holes, bars,.

Another room is devoted to traditional weaving with a strong didactic. It addresses a different part traditional weaving techniques: fabrics, crochet, needlepoint and bobbin, and materials: linen, wool, cotton, silk, straw, or pen. You can view decks, ripos espadelas, sarillos,.

Light, faith and popular medicine
Light, faith and popular medicine

It provides an overview of the lighting over time. We can observe various aspects of light, all aimed to overcome the darkness.

Another room aims to capture the expression of faith embodied in offerings, material and spiritual elements, in a context that embraces life and death, and especially the disease and healing.

In the next room is focused as a tribute to our compostores through the testimonies of fifty men and women dedicated to the "office of cure". Stresses own pharmacopoeia, with recipes and materials collected in the field.