Located in the house where the Laviana writer Armando Palacio Valdés, most known for his novel writing, was born in 1853.
His work “The lost village” set in the village of Entralgo in the XIX century at the time of the beginnings of coal mining in the Nalón Valley stands out.
The building is a rural mansion from the XVIII century built completely in stone. There are two floors inside; the lower one housing the reception and information, the document centre and a multi-purpose hall; the upper floor an exhibition.
The exhibition is made up of five halls thematically arranged: Nolo y Demetrio (rural life and traditional activities), Plutón y Joyana (the beginnings of coal mining), Armando Palacio Valdés literary works, El Hombre (a microcosm of the author) and El Territorio (physiognomy, characteristics, uses, etc).