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ROUTE OF THE MUSEUMS Print E-mail

History Museum of Tenerife, Casa Lercaro - Museo de Historia de Tenerife, Casa Lercaro: This History Museum offers a general vision of the institutional, social, economic and cultural developments of the island form the 15th to the 20th century. C/San Agustín, 22. La Laguna.

Museum House Ossuna - Casa Museo Ossuna: The building serves as archive and headquarters of the Instituto de Estudios Canarios: it has interesting documents, specially of the Anchieta family. One of its most illustrious members was the Jesuit José de Anchieta, born in La Laguna in 1534, evangelist of Brasil and founder of the city of Sao Paulo. C/Juan de Vera, 4. La Laguna. Tel: 922 601 184.

 

Subsidiary of the Insular Natural Science Museum – Filial del Museo Insular de Ciencias Naturales: Collection of Canarian fauna (birds, fish and insects). Ex-convent of San Francisco. Garachico. Tel: 922 830 000.

Archaeological Museum of Puerto de la Cruz - Museo Arqueológico del Puerto de La Cruz: big house of the 19th century, with 7 rooms that show ceramics and mummified remains of guanches.  It also has weapons, local woodwork and insects. C/Lomo, nº11 A. Puerto de La Cruz. Tel:  922 371 465

Ethnographic and Archaeological Museum of Agache - Museo Arqueológico y Etnográfico de Agache: Ceramics, utensils, skulls. Antiguas Escuelas, ground floor. El Escobonal-Güimar. Tel: 922 530 495.

Contemporary Art Museum - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo: Pieces from students of the Fine arts School in Madrid, from some local artists and town hall donations. Plaza de Santo Domingo. Garachico. Tel: 922 830 000

Open Air Contemporary Art Museum - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo al aire libre: International samples of street sculptures. Rambla General Franco y Parque Gracía Sanabia. S/C de Tenerife. Tel: 922 606 200

Sacred Art Museum - Museo de Arte Sacro: Sacred art pieces with valuable paintings and sculptures from various Hispanic schools and historically-artistic valuable furniture.  Basílica de la Patrona de Canarias. Candelaria. Tel: 922 500 100. 

Crafts Museum Casa Torrehermosa - Museo de Artesanía Casa Torrehermosa: Canarian Crafts. C/Tomás Zerolo, nº27. La Orotava. Tel: 922 33 013.

South American Crafts Museum - Museo de Artesanía Iberoamericana: Pieces donated as deposits, permanent donations and other acquired by the Foundation. C/Tomás Zerolo, nº34.La Orotava. Tel: 922 335 811 

Science and Cosmos Museum - Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos: Scientific technology modules of the cosmos. Vía Láctea, s/n. La Laguna. Tel: 922 263 454 

Nature and Human Museum - Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre: Flora, fauna and geology of the Canary Islands. Utensils, ceramics, engravings, mummies… C/Fuentes Morales, s/n. Tel: 922 209 320. 

Museo de Masca: Ceramics, clothing and utensils. El Lomo-Masca. Tel: 922 127 123 

Museo Dimas Coello: 65 pieces from local artist Dimas Coello. Ayuntamiento de Candelaria. Antón Guanche, n1. Candelaria. Tel: 922 580 800 

Ethnographic Museum Casa de Carta - Museo Etnográfico Casa de Carta: Collection of art and local customs. Traditional clothing, ceramics, domestic clothing, farming instruments, textile techniques… A total of 2500 pieces. C/Del Vino s/n Valle Guerra-La Laguna. Tel: 922 543 053

Ethnographic Museum and Potter Centre Cha-Domitila - Museo Etnográfico y Centro Alfarero Cha-Domitila: Local pottery pieces. Ctra. Gral de Arguayo. Santiago del Teide. Tel: 922 863 465.

Regional Military Museum of the Canaries - Museo Militar Regional de Canarias Castillo de Almeida: Large sample of weapons and other military related objects from the Canaries including the Victory over Nelson. Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Municipal Fine Arts - Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes: Collection of paintings of the 16th to the 20th centuries, sculpture, legacy of the Marquis of Villasegura (weapons, coins, etc…) and deposit from Museo del Prado (Madrid). C/José Murphy, nº12. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Tel: 922 244 358.

 

 
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