El Museo Canario, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Visit El Museo Canario for a detailed cultural, natural, and archaeological history of the Canary Islands. Founded in 1879, it is the largest institution of its kind in the Canary Islands. This museum offers detailed explanations of the way of life of the inhabitants of the islands before the Christian Conquest and Spanish colonization of the 15th century. Of particular interest here is the large room of cabinets filled with the skulls of native people. You can also take advantage of the museum's large library of newspaper and historical archives. Free on Mondays, and every day for children under 12 years old. El Museo Canario is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Moderate price entry fee, the museum is well laid out and beautifully maintained. The dioramas are excellent and the displays well lit and clean. There is not enough signage in English and more...  more »
  • This is a great museum to visit and gives you a good overview of the history of Gran Canaria and the Guanches culture. I would definitely recommend it. The room with all the Guanches skulls in is...  more »
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