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The museum is in a great spot where you can see nearly all of the southern coast of the island. It is situated in a lava field so lots to absorb just from its position.
There are two buildings, one has an in depth look...More
This museum blew us away. The landscape itself is stunning with several different types of lava and volcanic formations. It has two rooms, the first with a panormic array of screens providing stunning visuals from the most recent eruption, clleverly and clearly explaining in multiple...More
Great site to visit to get background on the geography and the volcanic eruption at La Restinga. Not a fan of their "interactive" menu navigation as it was a bit jittery but all the information is interesting, educational and a good mix of different media.
When we visited here, it was very quiet and we had the car park to ourselves. There is a walk which takes you through various types of volcanic lava formations down to a room with multi language video presentations of the 2011 offshore eruption which...More
Interesting information regarding volcanos in general with real clips and film of the 2011 underwater eruption where inhabitants la La Restinga were forced to evacuate the town. Huge computerised multilingual screens with special sound effects bring the 2011 eruption to life and portray events as...More
This gathers together information on two themes - a basic understanding of the
volcanic process and the story of the 2011 eruption. There is also a "trail" of rocks
of different types - but these seemed to lack interpretation notices and so were
Audio visual explanation of volcanic effects and evidence of different types of lava and eruptions. A second building 300m away houses an exhibition devoted to the 2011 eruption in the sea close to La Restinga when the village was twice evacuated.