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Museo Guanche

Calle Pepe Floro 5-7 | centro comercial La Magalona, 38430 Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife, Spain
+34 605 46 25 34
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Interesting museum about the Guanche people who used to inhabit Tenerife

Tricky place to find at first but it is underground in the Mercadona supermarket complex just... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Trev S
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Bournemouth
Small but covers a lot of ground

I visited during a bus tour of Southern/Western Tenerife. Small size makes it a good place to... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
MTubman
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Redwood City, California
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Museo Guanche is an etnographic Museum about the hystory of Guanches, the very first people who populates Canary Islands, 2000 years ago. In the Museum you will find several rooms with many natural size representation of Guanches, pictures in the everyday life of the Stone Age. In 4 languages: english, spanish, russian, german.
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Apr 28, 2018
“Interesting museum about the Guanche people who used to inhabit Tenerife”
Apr 26, 2018
“Small but covers a lot of ground”
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Calle Pepe Floro 5-7 | centro comercial La Magalona, 38430 Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Tricky place to find at first but it is underground in the Mercadona supermarket complex just uphill from the bus station (Estacion de Guaguas) in Icod. They give you an audioguide and a young girl guides you through a Guanche village and this is very...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

I visited during a bus tour of Southern/Western Tenerife. Small size makes it a good place to visit if you don't have much time. The longer English translations were all very well done, and there was information in quite a few languages in both audio...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum which is entirely made up of faked tableaux. It seems to be aimed mainly at children but presents a very interesting subject in a pretty uninteresting way. If you want to find out about the Guanches go to the museum...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Small museum, in the basement of a shopping centre, three euros each for senior citizen entry. Reasonably well set out, with multilingual audio guides, telling the story of the pre-Spanish inhabitants of the Islands. Probably be pretty boring for kids, but the audio-guide certainly made...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

The Guanche were the indigenous people of Tenerfife and they had a settlement where Icod de los Vis is no located. This museum is well worth a visit. It consists of 12 tableaus that recreate scenes from the daily life of the Guanche people. You...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2017

The museum provides an overview towards the history, culture, lifestyle of Guanche at Tenerife…However, the size is rather small and not so much information or collection are available.More

Thank Ada Z
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Hola! Gracias por tu opinión! Nosotros hemos ampliado nuestro museo y ahora contamos con 10 escenas en total. También tenemos...More

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