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Museo Canario

Museo Canario

Museo Canario

Museo Canario (Calle Doctor Verneau 2, Vegueta, Las Palmas) — The Museo Canario is located in the heart of Vegueta, in a building of high heritage value. It opened its doors in 1789 and is a must for the study of Gran Canaria’s pre-Hispanic society. Its archaeological fund is widely considered as of the largest and most complete in the Canaries. Among it, its collections of pottery, idols, pintaderas, and plant-fibre and leather handicrafts, lithic, bone and wood industry, as well as anthropological remains stand out. Admission: €5 (adult), €3.00 (students, seniors, unemployed), free for children under 12 years. Hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm (weekdays), 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (weekends & public holidays).