The village of Colmenar is home to the Malaga Honey museum which opened in December 2010 in a XVI century building and offers an insight into the world of beekeeping and its importance in the environment
The name of the village its self (Colmenar) translating to apiary speaks of this villages bee keeping tradition. Visitors to the museum can tour through the history of the world of beekeeping, whose origins lie in ancient Egypt and learn about the preparation of the eight types of honeys from Malaga (flower, rosemary, orange blossom, thyme, eucalyptus, avocado, forest and chestnut),.
• Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3 to 6 pm
• Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday 10 am to 2 pm and 3 to 6 pm.