Centro de Cultura Contemporánea San Martín
Centro de Cultura Contemporánea San Martín (Calle Ramón y Cajal, Las Palmas) — the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea San Martín is one of Las Palmas’ more convention-challenging art galleries. Along with exhibits, they also hold intimate night-time concerts. For a reduced cultural tour of Vegueta, you can do it all with a visit to San Martín. This museum is just around the corner from the cathedral and the Museo Canario, heading in the direction of the San José district. The museum’s building dates back to 1775. For that’s when, on the orders of the Obispo Fray Juan Bautista Servera, a military hospital was constructed. Taking its name, Nuevo Hospital de San Martín, from the old hospital which used to be on nearby Plaza de los Alamos. Nowadays, it’s been transformed into a center celebrating the finest in contemporary culture from around the world. Admission: free. Hours: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm (Tuesday – Saturday), 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Sunday). Closed on Mondays & public holidays.