El Museo Canario, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Visit El Museo Canario for a detailed cultural, natural, and archaeological history of the Canary Islands. Founded in 1879, it is the largest institution of its kind in the Canary Islands. This museum offers detailed explanations of the way of life of the inhabitants of the islands before the Christian Conquest and Spanish colonization of the 15th century. Of particular interest here is the large room of cabinets filled with the skulls of native people. You can also take advantage of the museum's large library of newspaper and historical archives. Free on Mondays, and every day for children under 12 years old. El Museo Canario is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • The history of the people in Gran Canaria. Lotsa of old trinkets, serving dishes, tools etc. Way cool and interesting part was all the skulls, bones and burial wraps  more »
  • Modest entry fee, the museum is well maintained and laid out on 2 floors. Exhibits are labelled but with no dates. The most surprising exhibits were the mummified remains.  more »

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