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Marquis of Valdecilla museum

The Museum

The Marqués de Valdecilla Museum is the main building of the Marqués de Valdecilla Estate. Although the figure of Ramón Pelayo de la Torriente is present in the museum’s permanent exhibition as a thematic axis, the space also addresses the Indian culture of those characters who emigrated to America and achieved economic and social success. Many of them would return to their places of origin developing patronage activity in the educational and cultural, health, public works or social fields. The exhibition is complemented by a guided tour of La Casuca, home of the Marchioness of Pelayo and niece of the Marquis, and San Rafael, a guest house with a chapel. Likewise, the museum has two temporary exhibition rooms.

Event facilities

The surroundings and facilities of the Finca Marqués de Valdecilla allow the celebration of events, presentations, training days, courses, … and have even been used as a film set. Conference rooms, classrooms or workshop rooms are located within a well-kept natural environment of 15 hectares with ample parking. 30 minutes from Santander, 15 minutes from the airport and next to the A8 highway, Medio Cudeyo has a wide range of hotels, highlighting the Solares spa hotel, as well as numerous inns and rural houses. If you are an organizer looking for something special within an emblematic location and a different cultural offer, the Finca Museo Marqués de Valdecilla is your place.