Discover MUBOMA

The Museum of the Fire-fighters Consortium of Alicante, located in Alcoy, is an innovative space designed to publish the importance of this profession.

Horario

De Lunes a Jueves: de 10 a 16h.

Viernes: de 10 a 14h y de 16 a 18h.

Sábados: de 10 a 14h.

Domingos y festivos: de 11 a 14h.

Cerrado: 1 y 6 de enero y 25 de diciembre.

Tarifas

Precio ordinario

Visita al Museo: 3€

Todos los domingos: 1€

Precios reducidos

Niños y niñas entre 7 y 15 años: 1,50€

Titulares de carné Jove (hasta los 26 años): 1,50€

Titulares de carné de estudiante (hasta los 26 años): 1,50€

Grupos de adultos de más de 15 personas: 1,50 € / persona

*Los grupos que lo deseen podrán solicitar visita guiada con 5 días de antelación. Mínimo de 15 personas mayores de 7 años, La entrada de grupo se cobrará íntegra.

Mientras dure la emergencia sanitaria provocada por la COVID-19, consulten las condiciones y restricciones vigentes según legislación con el personal del MuBoma”

Mayores de 65 años y/o jubilados: 1,50 €

Entrada gratuita

Menores de 7 años

Personas con diversidad funcional*

Profesores acreditando alguna identificación*

Trabajadores y extrabajadores del Consorcio Provincial* + núcleo familiar + dos personas como acompañantes.

* Acreditar en taquilla.

The Museum

Thematically structured, the exhibition space accompanies and guides the visitor through a novel and interactive discourse, which includes numerous audiovisuals, texts and panels that are discovering us in thematic blocks, from the birth of the industry in Alcoy and its evolution, until its connection with the origin and development of the fire-fighter profession. Through the tour of the MUBOMA the visitor will be able to observe the material elements that allow the fire-fighter’s to develop their work; They will know the different extinguishing methods and their different applications; will assimilate the importance of fire and water and will understand the needs of the beginning and evolution of the tools that make the profession possible.

The visitor will get used to the idea of the development of the fire-fighters’ profession, will understand the use of the material and technical resources involved in each area of action and will assimilate the importance and necessity of the origin and organization of the job. In addition, the audience will understand the particular resources of a profession, whose work depends on technical improvement and on the development of a series of personal values that range from a high degree of training and experience to characteristics of their own personalities such as courage or reaction capacity that allow and boost the success of each work.

A before and an after

The building that currently houses the installations of the Provincial Fire-fighters Museum of Alicante, was built in the mid 19th century in order to fulfill the functions characteristic of a textile industry. Initially the industrial space was destined to the production of the cotton manufacturing, later it was transformed into a felt factory and finally becoming a spinning mill until in 1985, when a large fire destroyed most of the building.

The building is part of the industrial complex that is developed along the Barxell and Riquer river basin. It is a linear building with a ground floor and two floors, with a structure built entirely of pine wood. The closing walls of the main facade were made with sandstone and rough stone and tuff in the remaining ones. These walls are interrupted by openings forming windows that maintain the same order on all three floors, they are splayed windows to allow the passage of as much light as possible. Stylistically the facade adopts certain neoclassical elements. The chimney is subsequent and is built in brick with a truncated cone shaped shaft.

The building has now been object of a huge renovation. The exterior maintains the structure described but the interior has been adapted in order to hold the large number of artefacts that are part of the exhibiting discourse about the industrialization of Alcoy and the history of fire-fighters.


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