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There are lots of museums and art centres in Gran Canaria, many of these represent a wealth of historical and cultural backgrounds of the islands history! These are are worth a visit and a great day out for all! 

Mundo Aborigen, is only one of the many museums. It is Located overlooking the Barranco de Fataga, which is the biggest and most dramatic gorge on the island, The Mundo Aborigen, which means Aborigines' world, is a reconstruction of an ancient Canary village devoted entirely to the Guanche way of life.  Giving its visitors a genuine insight to pre-Hispanic culture! A small archaeological museum has also been created on the site too. Mundo Aborigen has been declared ‘Place of Cultural, Social and Historical Interest’ by the local government.

Mundo Aborigen is open all year round, everyday from 9am till 6pm. It is located from the road from Playa del Inglés to Fataga – San Bartolomé de Tirajana

Pueblo Canario, is a Canary Village, located in Parque Doramas – City of Las Palmas. It was designed and built in the 1930s by the brothers Néstor and Miguel Fernandez de la Torre to interest tourists in island culture, it is a a complex of several traditionally built island houses with the famous wooden carved balconies forming a typical Canary village with gates, turrets and an atrium. The village boasts a large central square – where twice a week enthusiastic folklore shows take place – surrounded by shops selling local handicrafts and the Bodegón (wine bar) Canario, where you can taste several dishes of the typical Canary. There is also a museum and tourist centre there. It is well worth a visit to experience true Canarian culture!

Pueblo Canario is all year round, Tuesday to Saturday from 10am till 8pm and Sunday from 10.30am till 2.30pm! 

Other museums include; 

  • Casa de Colon - located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

  • Casa Museo León y Castillo - located in Telde 

  • Casa Museo Pérez Galdós - located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

  • Casa Museo Tomás Morales - located in Moya 

  • Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno - located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

  • Museo Canario - located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

  • Museo Casa Antonio Padrón - located in Gáldar 

  • Museo de Esculturas Abraham Cárdenes - located in Tejeda 

  • Museo de Guayadeque (Centro de interpretación arqueológica) - located in Agüimes

  • Museo de Historia de Agüimes - located in Agüimes 

  • Museo Diosesano de Arte Sacro - located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

  • Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología - located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

  • Museo Néstor - located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

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