THE Malaga Museum, due to open in 2013, will contain more than 2,000 archaeological pieces and 300 works of art, according to the director, Maria Morente.
The plans for the museum were presented this week with the Minister for Culture, Angeles Gonzalez Sinde.
The Junta de Andalucia Councillor for Culture, Paulino Plata, also attended the event, at which it was announced that the Museo de Malaga will be 14,897m2, with two collections, Archaeology and Fine Arts, as well as additional facilities such as an auditorium, library and restaurant, as well as the headquarters of the Friends of the Museum Association and the San Telmo Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
Other parts of the museum will explain historical facts about the city and the building itself.
The work on the Palacio de la Aduana in Malaga, where the museum will be located, should be finished next year, and the plan is to open the museum within a year after that.