Carpets Museum, La Orotava

Explore the Museo de las Alfombras (Carpets Museum) in La Orotava, en Tenerife

Carpets Museum
Carpets Museum

The Museo de las Alfombras (Carpets Museum) is located on the number 5 of the San Francisco Street in La Orotava near the famous Casa de los Balcones, on the north of Tenerife.

The Carpets Museum was founded to hold the beautiful carpets that were made every year to celebrate de Corpus Christi. The festivity is celebrated in the town since it was founded, yet it only gained the current importance after the middle of the XIX century, when a famous family made a flowers carpet in front of their property for the passage of the litter in the Corpus Christi. Since then, the famous La Orotava carpets have been travelling all over the world, attracting many visitors.

The museum has many elements, paintings and sketches related with the production of this flowered carpets and its interesting history.

More information:

Address:

Calle San Francisco, 5 , La Orotava, Tenerife.

Price:

2€.

Schedule:

Monday to Friday from 10am till 2pm

Email:

alfombristasorotava@gmail.com

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