The foundation can be visited on one’s own or as part of a guided tour around the museum’s rooms, centred on the life and work of the Nobel Prize-winner Camilio José Cela. The installations are located in the parish of Iria Flvia, the land where the illustrious writer grew up, and feature a library, newspaper library, letter collection, manuscripts and painting gallery, as well as items from other figures of Spanish culture in the second half of the 20th century. Apart from general guided tours, there are educational visits for children, with specific educational material and their own website.
The museum is located in the Casas de los Coengos (18th c.), which were built to accommodate clergymen and which, along with the Collegiate Church of Santa María de Adina, make up the Iria Flivia historic-artistic ensemble, which has been declared a Site of Cultural Interest. The grounds house are auditorium, research centre, shop and outdoor garden, with the possibility of renting some of the spaces for events.
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