Relive the traditional Menorca in Binissuès (Ferreries). An unforgettable experience, of around two hours, in one of the most beautiful natural places in the interior of the island ... More info ›
Relive the traditional Menorca in Binissuès (Ferreries). An unforgettable experience, of around two hours, in one of the most beautiful natural places in the interior of the island.
How and where the traditional people lived in Menorca, how they worked the fields, their flora and fauna...
Travel to the past and authentic rural Menorca life. Animals and actors period dressed show the ancient field works: ploughing, sowing, milking, making typical Mahón-Menorca cheese, feeding animals... and other attractions like a waterwheel, a show of traditional folk dance and a tasting of traditional products.
A cultural offer, suitable for all audiences, that complement the museum-houses, the Natural Sciences Museum of Menorca and the restaurant. Check the hours of the different activities in our web-site.
Live your own experience in the Binissuès farm show! Where you can grow wheat, milk cows, bake the bread in the wood oven, produce typical Mahón-Menorca cheese, feed the animals... and much more. The peasant family show you how the traditional families lived in the rural Menorca and their daily works in a funny and active experience, including a folk dance demonstration.
The show is completed with the visit of:
1. The Ethnological Museum of Binissuès, composed of kitchen utensils, tools, carriages, the first car in Menorca and multiple elements that were essential to live and work the fields more than a century ago.
2. The Menorca Natural Sciences Museum, a spectacular collection of the Carreras Torrent brothers, with more than 8.000 species not only from Menorca but from the rest of the world: butterflies, spiders, reptiles... and some of the world's largest and rarest insects.
3. The Peasants' House, from the XVIII century, with a typical Minorcan kitchen and a large fireplace that will transport you to the past century and to family meetings after a hard working day.
4. The Manor House, from the XIX century, with multiple rooms that have been preserved and converted into museum-like spaces exhibiting the lifestyle of Minorca's nobility families from the past.