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Museum of Nature and Archaeology

  • View of the Museum of Nature and Man. Santa Cruz de Tenerife © Gobierno de Canarias

    View of the Museum of Nature and Man. Santa Cruz de Tenerife © Gobierno de Canarias



Natural science


Regional government
Calle Fuente Morales, s/n.
38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tenerife, Canary Islands

Telephone+34 922535816


The Museum of Nature and Man (MNH) is located in the Old Civil Hospital, an emblematic building in the island's capital and a fine example of the islands' typical neoclassical architecture. The project for its refurbishment succeeded in achieving a special equilibrium between the areas dedicated to exhibitions, and those designed for cultural and recreational uses (documentation centre and library, multifunction rooms, restaurant, shop, courtyards and gardens, etc.). The museum offers the chance to learn more about the natural riches of the Canary Islands, and also to discover the most important collection existing on the culture of the "guanches", a native people who inhabited the island of Tenerife before the arrival of the first European settlers.

Practical information



Monday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Public holidays, Sundays and Sundays

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM



Students: €3,50

Adults: €5

Children: Free admission

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