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Canarian Museum

Calle Doctor Verneau 2, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 33 68 00
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Interesting visit

Not a big museum - we went round in about an hour. Lots of interesting relics - an informative... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jacky O
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Hornchurch, England, United Kingdom
Info Only in Spanisch

Very nice museum, but very strange that there is no info available in other language then spanisch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diederik S
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Learn about the indigenous inhabitants of the Canaries through the informative and absorbing displays at this museum, which contains several mummified remains and over a thousand skulls.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Doctor Verneau 2, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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+34 928 33 68 00
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not a big museum - we went round in about an hour. Lots of interesting relics - an informative history of the Island. Great shame nothing was in English but we were given an english leaflet which helped - to be honest I don't think...More

Thank Jacky O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice museum, but very strange that there is no info available in other language then spanisch. The room with skulls was fascinating

Thank Diederik S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I (2 adults, 2 children age 13 and 10) went to the Canarian museum when visiting Las Palmas on our holiday in Bahia Feliz. It is a lovely little museum which took about an hour or so to look round. The unexpected...More

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 3 August 2017

If you are interested in the once native people of the canary Islands this museum is a must. Excellent, informative displays.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

How is possible that in 2017 they have labels only in Spanish or German ? Shame because is a nice museum but even not a guide ?

Thank Michele z
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I went to this museum to experience a room full of skulls, but ended up learning about so much more... The museum itself has a lot more than "skulls", but even the section dedicated to skulls and skeletons is so much more well done than...More

Thank Scoutings
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Canarian Museum is a museum located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where you can see and learn a lot of things of history of the island like the first settlers of the island, the history of the conquest by spanish armada, the first kings...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I wish the museum was larger! The items displayed are truly interesting and tell so much history. Though I was slightly dissapointed the descriptions were all in Spanish (we did get a leaflet with information in English , but not as detailed as on the...More

Thank NinDinja
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Archeological evidence exists (and lots of skulls and bones) that the Canaries were inhabited long before the European invasion. People lived in caves (there are cave paintings) and in fishing communities. The inhabitants were tall and strong (genetic analysis suggests Cro-Magnon, Alpine Mongoloids, blond Berbers....More

Thank Karl046
Reviewed 4 April 2017

As a student in social anthropology with an interest in physical anthropology I loved this museum. One of my favourite outings in Las Palmas - the fact that is was in Spanish did not bother me - Lesley

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josefina d
25 February 2016|
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Response from rldra | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We visited the museum after 17:00 and it was free.
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