Tourism in Murcia
The Segura River Mills. The art of reconciling the past with the future
Located in a site of Historic-Artistic Interest, its building is included among the ten best of the eighties in Spain
The Segura River Mills were rehabilitated in 1985 and inaugurated in 1989, the building contains the largest millstone installation in the country.
The aim of the intervention was to turn the old flour mills into a Cultural Center and Hydraulic Museum
The project was commissioned by the architect Juan Navarro Baldeweg, whose proposal was based on the return to the most genuine and ancient aspect of the mills, guaranteeing the preservation of a monument and very unique pieces of industrial archaeological heritage.
The aim of the intervention was to turn the old flour mills into a Cultural Center and Hydraulic Museum.
The building contains the largest millstone facility in the country
Its use since that year has been, mainly, the permanent exhibition of the facilities of the flour mills and the continuous programming of temporary exhibitions, which shared the intention to deepen and disseminate historical, ethnographic and archaeological aspects of Murcia.
The Sala Caballerizas: an exhibition space integrated into the River Mills
The Sala Caballerizas is today one of the spaces dedicated to the most consolidated exhibitions of the city of Murcia. Numerous sculptors, painters, photographers and all kinds of artists, both from and outside the Region of Murcia, have found among their walls an ideal place to show their creations.