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“Captures the history of the Island”

Museo de Historia y Antropologia de Tenerife (Casa Lercaro)
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Owner description: 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.
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 inside such an old building, with lovely courtyard.

Thank Janet R
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"old building"
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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
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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 only downside.

Thank Tim M
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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
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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 and reading. But more content would have been better.

Thank chris6708
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