Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Site, Gáldar

Be surprised by the Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Site in Gáldar, Gran Canaria.

Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Site

The Cueva Pintada Museum is located in the municipality of Gáldar, on the Northwest of the island of Gran Canaria, in the Canary islands.

The Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Site, was classified “National Interest Site” and it gives you the opportunity to discover part of the history of Gran Canaria..

This interesting site has some of the most relevant deposits in the Canary Islands. Here you might find the most transcendental sides of the old inhabitants of this island as, for example, how did they live, how were their houses, their costumes, which tools they’ve used, and others.

We should know that inside the museum and archaeological site of Cueva Pintada you might also admire an exceptional set of pre hispanic rock carvings.

It’s important to know that only booked visits are allowed. If you wish to visit this museum you should previously call the +34 928 89 57 46.

How to get here:

If you wish to visit the Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Site it’s advisable to rent a car and head to Gáldar through the north GC-2 road. The museum is located in the historic centre of Gáldar and has many signs pointing to it.

More information:


Calle Audiencia 2, Gáldar, Gran Canaria.


Older than 18 years old: 6€
Between 10 and 18 years old: 3,90 €
Children under 10 years old : free entry
Groups of 20 people: only 4,20 € per person
There are other discounts for elderly, students, numerous families, and unemployed.


Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30am till 8pm. Sundays from 11am till 8m.
On the 24th and 31st December the schedule is from 9.30am till 3pm.
Every mondays and on the 1st and 6th January, 1st May and 25th December the site’s closed.


+34 928 89 57 46.

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