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Museum of the Canary Islands in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Museum of the Canary Islands

Gran Canaria

The pre-Hispanic culture in the Canary Islands


This museum, which is located in a late 19th-century building, is the largest centre devoted to Canary Island culture in the archipelago.

This institution conserves and exhibits archaeological and ethnographic items including the collection of over 2,000 prehistoric skulls. It also has a library and archive specialised in topics related to the Canary Islands. Open since 1984, its collection centres on the pre-Hispanic cultures of the Canary Islands, making this a must-visit for everyone interested in the subject.

Museum of the Canary Islands


Calle Doctor Verneau, 2, Vegueta

35001  Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las, Gran Canaria  (Canary Islands)

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