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Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre

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The Museum of Nature and Man has organised a modern museum exhibition project to present the investigation and conservation work conducted over the decades by the Museum of Natural Science and the Archaeological Museum of Tenerife. The result offers...more
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Calle Fuente Morales, s/n, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the museum interesting, the mummies - wow. you can learn a lot about Canary islands from every side: flora, fauna, a bit history a bit sorry that there is not enough explanations in english

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the exhibits are in an amazing condition! The interactive rooms in the History of the Canary Islands and Insects have caught my attention and Me and friends have spent a lot of time at those, but the most fascinating exhibition, for me, was the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Excellent museum, detailing the history of the Canary Islands and with some fascinating exhibits - skulls, mummies, cross-section of volcano, archaeological finds, flora and fauna, etc. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Well kept museum with multimedia experiences. The natural and animal part of the museum is very well detailed but the human part is lacking a lot of guanche history, but maybe that wasn't the scope of the museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alexandre J
Reviewed 24 October 2018

At only €3.50 for non resident OAP's it is very good value. It is well laid out and very informative especially when you have worked out where to get the English translations( these are the white cards in boxes on the wall for each section)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We visited here first as an introduction to the island. You can download the audioguide on your phone which gives English info on certain key items, not everything. Most signs are in Spanish only, but there are cards in other languages in some rooms. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

I would have enjoyed this museum much more if it wasn't for my bored 5-year old! If you have small kids with you – probably better if you go elsewhere. I think it's a great place for adults / older children if you want to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Neanderdalia
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This was a through museum covering the biodiversity, archaeology and natural sciences of the Canary Islands. There's an audio tour available in English that you can access via your phone. It was really fascinating and I enjoyed the archaeological tour more than the natural sciences...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first excursion one our first day in Tenerife Santa Cruz. We wanted to learn about the culture and thought this would be a good starts. The museum was nice but it wasn’t what we expected. It had rooms a few rooms per...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I had some time to kill in Santa Cruz and spent a few hours in the museum. I really enjoyed it, but some of the exhibits appear quite old and outdated (particularly those concerning the formation of the Canary Islands). The Archaeological collection was very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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