Museums in Tenerife

Descubre cuáles son los mejores museos en Tenerife para visitarlos en tus vacaciones.

Tenerife is an island with much history and culture, so you shouldn’t be surprised to find out numerous interesting museums where you’ll discover information about Tenerife’s history, art, culture and traditions.

Below you’ll find some of the island’s most representative museums:

Tenerife History and Anthropology Museum, Casa de CartaTenerife History and Anthropology Museum, Casa de Carta
Address: San Cristóbal de La Laguna.
Description: It’s localized in the architectonic complex known as Casa de Carta and it’s dedicated to the popular culture

Science and Cosmos MuseumScience and Cosmos Museum
Address: San Cristóbal de La Laguna.
Description: This museum perfectly matches the traditional museum with an attraction park. You should learn numerous interesting data as, for example, the laws of nature or the functioning of the stars.

Cristino de Vera FoundationCristino de Vera Foundation
Address: San Cristóbal de La Laguna.
Description: Exhibits a collection of pieces donated by Cristino de Vera (Tenerife,1931) one of the most relevant spanish artists from the XX century.

Cha Domitila Ethnographic MuseumCha Domitila Ethnographic Museum
Address: Santiago del Teide.
Description: An excellent place to discover the guanche pottery evolution.

Granadilla de Abona History MuseumGranadilla de Abona History Museum
Address: Granadilla de Abona.
Description: It’s localized on a historic canary islands’ house. It houses several exhibitions that contemplate this town’s history.

Wine house MuseumWine house Museum
Address: El Sauzal.
Description: This is one of the most famous cultural spaces in Tenerife.

Güímar PyramidsGüímar Pyramids
Address: Güímar.
Description: Pyramid-shape constructions arranged astronomically to the winter and summer solstices. They have a wide cultural, historic and astronomical importance. They’ve been declared Cultural Interest Goods.

Iberoamerican Craftwork MuseumIberoamerican Craftwork Museum
Address: La Orotava.
Description: Interesting craftwork museum that houses a permanent exhibition representative of the traditional iberoamerican arts.

Casa Tafuriaste Pottery MuseumCasa Tafuriaste Pottery Museum
Address: La Orotava.
Description: Houses a wide collection of pottery pieces.

Casa de los BalconesCasa de los Balcones
Address: La Orotava
Description: The los Balcones House was built in 1693 and its one of the most emblematic and representative houses on the island of Tenerife. It has received many awards and distinctions.

Pinolere History MuseumPinolere History Museum
Address: La Orotava.
Description: This is a space where many architectonic landscape, agriculture and environmental elements are recreated as well as the inhabitants socio culture and history.

Carpets MuseumCarpets Museum
Address: La Orotava
Description: This museum’s dedicated to the famous carpets that are made every year to celebrate the Corpus Christi in La Orotava.

Archaeological Museum of Puerto de la CruzArchaeological Museum of Puerto de la Cruz
Address: Puerto de la Cruz.
Description: In its interior you’ll find an interesting aboriginal pottery collection as well as guanches mummified remains, maps from the XVII century and other valuable pieces.

El Capitán House MuseumEl Capitán House Museum
Address: San Miguel de Abona.
Description: This is a historic house with canary island’s architecture with an inner patio where the houses lead to. It also has a wine cellar, wine press, barns and implements rooms.

Museum of Nature and Man Santa Cruz de TenerifeMuseum of Nature and Man Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Address: Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Description: Reflects the important work of scientists that passed through the Canary Islands during the XVIII and XIX centuries (Darwin, Vernau, Berthelot, among others).

Tenerife Espacio de las ArtesTenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA)
Address: Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Description: This is an interesting complex designed by the famous architects Herzog & De Meuron that houses exhibition rooms dedicated to regional, national and international artists from the XX and XXI century.

Municipal Museum of Fine ArtsMunicipal Museum of Fine Arts
Address: Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Description: It offers a wide artistic collection with many beautiful pieces of flemish paintings from the XVI to the XIX century.

Regional Military MuseumRegional Military Museum
Address: Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Description: Exhibits numerous objects related with the interesting military history of the Canary Islands.

La Recova Art CentreLa Recova Art Centre
Address: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Description: It houses 12 temporary exhibitions every year, from which we highlight the International Cartoon Saloon.

Museum of contemporary dollart and Designer TeddiesMuseum of contemporary dollart and Designer Teddies
Location: Icod de los Vinos
Description: On your trip to Tenerife, you should not miss a visit to the Museum of contemporary dollart and Designer Teddies and discover a place, which is unique in Europe.

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