Ecomuseo del agua

Ecomuseo del agua | Source: Texts and photos: Turismo Rural Genatur S.C.A.

The water Ecomuseum is located in Benamahoma, a small village belonging to the municipality of Grazalema. It can be found in the famous Molino del Nacimiento or de Los Capitalistas, next to the river Majaceite and next to the fish farm, where you can buy the famous trout. It is currently managed by Turismo Rural Genatur SCA.

Here you can see what use or benefit the inhabitants of the mountains, made from prehistory to the present, from the river or water.

The exhibition shows the ecological importance of the climate and the circulation of water in the Sierra de Grazalema, the place with the highest rainfall index of the entire peninsula. You can also see replicas of traditional buildings, mills were used for the extraction of olive oil and flour, millstones and other tools to textile processing, bakeries and other crafts, the Subject in the past by the hydropower were.

This exhibition is part of an environment with interesting attractions for visitors, including the source of the river, a beautiful hiking trail along the river or an old textile factory that has been converted into a farm.

Opening times 2016:

Horarios Ecomuseo del Agua Año 2016