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This Museum´s permanent exhibition, in Casa Lercaro, is a journey through the history of the island, with the emphasis placed on the main economic and social milestones of the last few centuries. Inconclusive and provisional, as any representation...more
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Calle San Agustin 22, 38201 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
A fascinating museum about the development of the Island. We were greeted warmly and politely offered concessions (my wife qualifies). Our attention was drawn to the free commentary on a smartphone and this was great, as it drew our attention to enough salient artefacts for...More
This museum is a collection of artifacts describing the colonizing of the island by the Spaniards and how the economy was grown over the last 500 years. If you are retired there is a discount for seniors.
You get more out of your visit here if you have a smart phone/ipad with internet access and download the museum guide, so that as you go around you are told the significance of the exhibits otherwise all the signage is only in Spanish. Lots...More
We had hoped the museum would give a vision into life in that house when it was first built & how it was used. If rooms had been recreated in the period it have been helpful & given a greater insight , but the restoration...More
Interesting museum. Gives you a lot of the history of Tenerife but was surprised there was nothing much there regarding conquests and invasions i.e. Nelson's failed invasion. It is rather small but has interesting displays all round. Not mind boggling stuff but more in the...More
We were interested in the history of tenerife and tought the museum would be a nice place to find out how it became what it now is. There are audioguides in several languages. (On your mobile with wifi) but the written information was only in...More
We enjoyed looking at the exhibits. The staff were very friendly & proudly showed off two restored carriages. However, this is not an interactive museum, so as long as you like reading about the exhibits, but not touching, you'll be fine. I did love being...More
Great place. Need to speak Spanish to fully appreciate it. If you use the audio guide on your iPhone then take care. The position in the museum on not accurate and if you accidentally touch the screen it means you have to start again. The...More