The Canary Museum It is located on Dr. Verneau Street, 2 Vegueta neighborhood, in the historic center of The Gran Canarian palms. Founded in 1879, the museum’s archaeological fund continues to grow with the findings that are made.
The permanent exhibition that is exhibited is monographic, dedicated to the aboriginal population of Gran Canaria, the Canaries. This group of Berber origin occupied the island between 500 BC. and the fifteenth century, when the conquest and colonization of Castilian.
In its eleven rooms, it takes a tour of housing, lifestyle, economic activity, pottery, religion, manufactures, funerary arts and pottery heritage of the prehistoric and historical Canarian culture. We are facing a reference center due to the size of the collection.
The Museum and Store-Bookstore open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Documentation Center Open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The general admission price is € 3, reduced from € 1.20 and children under 12 free. The Museum has a service of Guided visits to be requested on the phone 928 336 800.
NOTICE: Until August 31, 2010 the Documentation Center will remain closed and the museum will open from Monday to Friday from 10 to 17, only. Nor will it provide guide service.