Located in the old Paris cinema of Villarejo de Salvanés, it was created by the businessman Carlos Jiménez, Prize to the Best Work of Diffusion of the Cinema in Spain, with funds rescued of the exhibition halls. It has cinematographic treasures and an exhaustive documentation, that will captivate those who visit it.
As a presentation, the visitor can see the first projectors that were in Villarejo de Salvanés, also related to Jacinto Benavente, Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922, the descendant of Villarejo.
The contiguous room houses the exhibition Origins of Cinema, produced and sponsored by the Community of Madrid, which speaks of the origins of cinematography. This exhibition is expanded with other groups of devices, real wits, mostly from the nineteenth century that will make us see how the Seventh Art was born.
In the Sala de las Cabinas, fully-equipped movie cabins can be seen for decades, from the beginning of the cinema to the end of the 20th century.
Room C presents eleven exhibition groups, beginning with photography – a fundamental pillar of the cinema – and continuing with an extensive chronological tour that will offer the visitor an exhaustive technological evolution, enriched with all kinds of complementary accessories of each era – uniforms of ushers, planes , slides, turntables, pianos, cameras, sound systems, etc.
In short, this museum is a stroll through the already more than 100 years of cinematic evolution whose gold finishing is the exhibition of posters of the 70 Spanish films most awarded in the history of the Goya.