Tenerife, as the largest and most populated island of the Canary Islands,has countless museums of different kinds and all of them are under the administration of different institutions in the island. The most developed of those administrations center is the “Organismo Autonomo de Museos y Centros”.
Museums and Art Centers of the island have the important task of taking care of the heritage and history of the island and promoting the best of the artistic expression of Tenerife.
Most of the Museums are located in the capital of Tenerife (Santa Cruz) and its surrounding areas, the most important ones are:
Regional Military Museum ,
- Museum of science and the cosmos,
- Location: La Laguna, close to the Instituto de Astrofisica.
- Location: Fuerte de Almeida District-Santa Cruz.
Natural and Human HistoryMuseum.
La Recova Art Centre.
City Library and Fine Art Museum
- Location: Jose Murphy, 12 (Plaza del Príncipe)
Tenerife Anthropology Museum
- Location: Carretera Tacoronte - Valle de Guerra (Casa de Carta), 38270 Valle Guerra (La Laguna)
Most Important Museums in Tenerife
Here children can learn experimenting with all the scince experiment.
Museum of Nature and Man houses significant paleontological, botanical, entomological and marine.
The Militar museum is one of the most visited in the largest Canarian Island because it shows all the greatness of the state.
The Bellas Artes Museum is one of the most visited in the island, it houses the best collection of many spanish artists.
It shows the most exquisite collection of the most beautiful photographies of the island.