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24th of January 2018

If you are fascinated with museums and are up to learning something new, then Tenerife, Spain museums would surely interest you. Many of the island’s museums and art centers feature collections that take you to the heritage and history as well as the Canary Islands, so it would be so much fun exploring them. Here are some of the island’s top museums:

Museum of the History of Tenerife

Address: Calle San Agustin, 22, 38201 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Phone: +34 922 82 59 49

Situated in La Laguna, the museum takes tourists to the city’s cultural, economic, institutional, and social development of the island from the 15th century to the 20th century.

Museum of Nature and Man

Hours: Wednesday hours 9:00 am–8:00 pm 

Address: Calle Fuente Morales, s/n, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Phone: +34 922 53 58 16

Featuring Canary Islands’ natural exhibits, the museum, which is located in Santa Cruz, is a world preference when it comes to mummy preservation. It is composed of three other museums: The Canarian Institute of Bioanthropology, The Architectural Museum of Tenerife, and the The Museum of Natural Sciences.

Museum of Science and the Cosmos

Address: Calle Vía Láctea, s/n, 38205 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Phone: +34 922 31 52 65

Also in La Laguna, the museum is located adjacent to the Instituto de Astrofísica. It is here where those who are interested with the principles and laws of nature should go.

Museo Casa del Vino (House of Wine Museum)

Address: Calle San Simón, 49, 38360 El Sauzal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Phone: +34 922 57 25 35

Also known as La Baranda, the museum is an estate house during the 17th Century. Now owned by the Tenerife Town Council, it now holds a wide collection of the island’s quality wines.

Tenerife museums are just a part of what makes the island’s culture interesting and worth visiting. Visit one or two – if not all – from this list of museums to get a glimpse of the island’s beautiful and colourful culture.

 

 

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