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Museo de Historia y Antropologia de Tenerife (Casa Lercaro)

Calle San Agustin 22, 38201 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 82 59 49
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You get more out of your visit here if you have a smart phone/ipad with internet access and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thewanderingwinos
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Worth the 3.50euro entry fee

We had hoped the museum would give a vision into life in that house when it was first built & how... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Rachel0258
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Bath, United Kingdom
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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 of history inevitably has to be, this exhibition is, however, a synthetic approach to the social and cultural dimensions of the island’s past and of how it fits into the dynamics of the history of European expansion.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“old building” (2 reviews)
“audio guide” (2 reviews)
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Calle San Agustin 22, 38201 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

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

Thank Rachel0258
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Travel_Doudi
Reviewed 4 February 2017

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

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

A very interesting small museum. The iPhone commentary adds to this. The 2 young women in reception were exceptional in their help and information. Real ambassadors for the museum and for Tenerife.

Thank Morag G
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 15 December 2016

So interesting place! You learn a lot of things about humans and history. I definately reccomend this place for families and people who care about humans!

Thank Chrstina M
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We were lucky as the entrance is free on Friday afternoons, but we were a bit disappointed as we would have expected to learn more about the history, economy about the islands. This is a small museum, in a charming house, with things on display...More

Thank chris6708
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Small museum located in an old palace where you can find objects describing the conquest and the life in the island from the 15th century to nowadays. If you have only a morning or not to many time to visit the old town I don't...More

Thank Tamerlans007
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