Canarian Museum / Museums and Galleries

The Canarian Museum was founded in 1879, and at present it is an edifice no thorough visitor of Gran Canaria should overlook, since it represents one of the most significant stops on the cultural circuit of the island. The archeological collections displayed by the museum are, by far, its major highlight, these collections being ascertained as the largest and most comprehensive of the Canary Islands.

Other aspects worth noting in relation to this museum refer to its photographic collections and to its library which shelters more than 55,000 volumes. In addition, the museum boasts of its publication, a journal the first edition of which was published in 1880.

Canary Museum (Museo Canario)
2, Doctor Verneau, Vegueta, 35001, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
0034 928 336 800
0034 928 336 801
Opening hours:
weekdays: 10am to 8pm; weekends: 10am to 2pm

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Nestor Alamo Museum

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From Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura

In order to get from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura, tourists can rely on the services provided by Trasmediterranea, Naviera Armas, Binter or Islas Airways.


Mother Church of San Juan Bautista

The Mother Church of San Juan Bautista is often referred to by the locals as the cathedral of Arucas, despite the fact it does not enjoy this statute.


Gran Canaria