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Address: Plaza Constitucion 1, 35500 San Bartolome, Lanzarote, Spain
Phone Number: +34 928 80 25 49
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thnographic Museum TanitTo safeguard the legacy of those who have preceded...

thnographic Museum TanitTo safeguard the legacy of those who have preceded us is what leads them to show both friends and strangers, a small treasure... property and fixtures used by the ancestors of the island Lanzarote.

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Strange mix of exhibits but quite interesting. The place itself is attractive with some interesting art work layed in the outside floors. The explanation notes seem to be a word... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
Jon T
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Strange mix of exhibits but quite interesting. The place itself is attractive with some interesting art work layed in the outside floors. The explanation notes seem to be a word for word translation from Spanish so are a little strange. We found it easily enough. There is nothing but water and the cafe is closed.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The museum calls itself etnographic but is far from that. It is a private dwelling full of bric a brac collection of family artifacts mainly since XIX century. There is little logic in whole collection and little explanation as to the past of Lanzarote inhabitants or artifacts themselves. Some parts are just cluttered and dusted. the collection consist of mixture... More 

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Thank VictorJuliaBeata
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

The architecture is really interesting. Some lovely freezes . Nice range of interesting artefacts . Shame the catering wasn't open but there is a nice little cafe through the Plaza opposite and the museum and gardens are a nice little hour sejourne before or after visiting the wine bodegas in la Geria

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Thank AT190
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Quirky collection of items used by islanders at different times. From toys to photos to tools. I particular I was intrigued to see the strange sled-like flails, embedded with larva, used to separate grain from its husks. I'd never seen tools like these before, captivating. Extremely quiet, no-one else there when we visited. Could also be because it isn't very... More 

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Thank Carrie T
Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Nice little private museum located in San Bartolomeo. Privately owned and with an extensive collection of lanzarotean artifacts. N our visit we were the only people there which adds to its uniqueness.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

This private museum has not only a history of the island but also the family who are 7th generation Lanzarote. We had hoped we would see the house but that is owned by the family and not open to the public. The museum is mainly in the old wine buildings which is interesting and there is a lot of information... More 

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2 Thank Alan M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Much too expensive and bad texts. The lights were off and a lot of rooms closed. There was no coherence and I didn't get into the sphere at all

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1 Thank Birgitmariafl
Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

This small museum is housed in what was once the private residence of a local family who collected all manner of artefacts of how life was in Lanzarote before tourism. We were met by a welcoming lady at reception and given a folder with information about the various displays in each of the rooms. We wandered around looking at different... More 

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England
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

This is a private museum showing the culture of the island and it's people. Situated in San Bartolome this is an interesting place to spend some time. On entering we were given a booklet showing the various rooms and their content explained. The museum is tucked away a short walk from the main square. The staff were friendly and helpful... More 

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2 Thank MangoEngland
Lanzarote, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

We popped into this museum for a quick visit and stayed for 2.5 hours. The museum contains a wealth of information and lots of bygone articles relating to the history of Lanzarote. Spread over several rooms and areas are articles relating to wine making (Bodega Rubicon), local dress, implements, artifacts, photos and much more. We were greeted by a welcoming... More 

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