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Santa Cruz de Tenerife Archaeological Museum

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Local government(Council)
Calle Fuente Morales s/n. Antiguo Hospital Civil
38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tenerife, Canary Islands

Telephone+34 922535816

Fax+34 922294345


The Museum has a large collection of objects and photographs related to the life and history of the “Guanches” (aboriginal people of Tenerife), who were the first inhabitants of the Canary Islands. The exhibition includes ceramic remains along with wooden and leather utensils. There are also mummies and a mummified fetus, which are the Museums most important exhibits. It also has a collection of exhibits related to pre-Colombian architecture, African ethnography, Berber ceramics and the Western Sahara.

Practical information



Monday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 Acceso al museo hasta 30 minutos antes del cierre


Sunday, Monday and Public holidays

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Closed: 1 and 6 January, Tuesday in Carnival, and 24, 25 and 31 December.



General: €5

Large families: €3

Groups: €3

Students: €3,50

Retired persons: €3,50

Children: Free admission

from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM



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