Museums in Gran Canaria


  • The Museum and Archaeological Site of Cueva Pintada in Gáldar

    Cueva Pintada Museum is one of the most attractive sights in Gran Canaria, located in Gáldar. The building of the museum was raised around the remains of the original aborigine settlement. The site and the Museum shows the vision of the houses and caves of the original inhabitants of the islands that can be observed from a large raised passageway. The museum is very famous for its spectacular rock paintings and that's why it is called "the Cueva Pintada" which means "Painted Cave".
  • Mundo Aborigen on the road to Fataga

    Mundo Aborigen is a reconstruction area of an ancient Canary village devoted to the Aborgines, Guanche and located on a beauctiful sight overlooking the Barranco de Fataga around Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles, on the road to Fataga. It is the the biggest gorge on Gran Canaria.
  • Casa de Colon in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Casa de Colon is the centre of history and art in the Canary Islands. The museum is worth a visit and located in the southeast of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.


  • Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno (CAAM) is an art museum located in in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. There is a permanent collection of modern art from all around the world.
  • Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Adress : Calle Espiritu Santo 20; Tel : 928 31 49 89
    Religious art pieces are exhibited.

    Museo Canario in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Adress : Calle Doctor Verneau 2; Tel: 928 33 68 00
    Ancient history pieces, Gaunche mummies, earthenware pots & jewelleries are exhibited.

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