Right in the main square of a village that is a museum in itself, the visitor will find a simple yet attractive display focused on the most representative craftwork in Sierra de Francia mountains.
Although traditional clothing in La Alberca dates back to the Middle Ages, today's conception follows 18th- and 19th-century patterns.
This centre is located in the former masters' houses of Villoruela, and it aims at future preservation of the history of the fundamental production activity in the municipality until not long ago: the wicker.
This museum extends over the process of linen production from flax cultivation to the moment skeins are brought to the loom.
The “Saturjuanela” House Museum in La Alberca is a private initiative which pretends to dignify the traditional way of life of the village, which was economically humble but rich in values and symbols.
The natural environment of the Salamancan countryside and prairies suggests a secular dialogue between nature and men. We are placed before a slowly modified landscape that is a remarkable example of environmental sustainability.