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

Attractions in Gran Canaria

Los Marteles Nature Reserve

The Los Marteles Nature Reserve is located in central Gran Canaria, and it is a notable site both as protected area and source of tourist opportunities.


Leon y Castillo House Museum

Puerto de La Luz of Las Palmas materializes the work of Fernando Leon and Juan Castillo. The Leon y Castillo House Museum honors their contribution.


Museum of Sculpture Abraham Cardenes

The Museum of Sculpture Abraham Cardenes was founded as homage to the work of Abraham Cardenes, an important Spanish sculptor born in Gran Canaria.


Gran Canaria