Museu de la Vida Rural L'Espluga de Francolí
The Museum of Rural Life (MVR), owned by the Carulla Foundation was founded in 1988 with the aim of preserving and disseminating knowledge of the rural world. The importance of agriculture and ancillary trades, culture, customs of traditional life... come together in a discourse that emphasizes values such as effort, patience or savings, and allows visitors to take a tour over time, to the present and the immediate future, seeing great changes in the field over the last hundred years.
The Museum's permanent exhibition is installed on more than 4,000 square meters and has a museum discourse adapted to changing times. New audiovisual techniques, evocative scenery, lighting effects and explanatory texts provide insight into our past closer, dynamic and pedagogical way.
The Museum seeks to convey a better understanding of the agrarian reality and a reinforced this activity and their professional image. The peasantry and the rural world are those who have preserved more alive the traditions of the country and, with them, a fundamental part of our culture.
The museum is the perfect place for little ones learn where they come from wine and oil, or to explain the difference between a blacksmith and a boatman; but also because we are all aware of the importance of using our resources wisely environment.
The Museum of Rural Life is a cultural reference center in the province of Tarragona, programming weekly cultural activities and temporary exhibitions.
The Museum is open every day of the year, from Tuesday to Saturday from 10.30 to 14 and from 16 to 18:30 and Sundays and holidays from 10.30 to 14 hours. Mondays open on reservation.