Museums & Galleries

Tenerife Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

There are a number of interesting museums and art galleries to visit on Tenerife.  Most can be found in the capital city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Museum of Military History of the Canaries
Museum of Military History of the Canaries

Some of the more popular museums are the following:

  1. Archaeological Museum of Tenerife (Museo Arqueológico de Tenerife)
  2. Canary-American Center of Documentation (Centro de Documentación Canario-Americano)
  3. Canary Institute of Anthropology (Instituto Canario de Bioantropología)
  4. Fine Arts Museum (Museo de Bellas Artes) ***
  5. Museum of Anthropology of Tenerife (Museo de Antropología de Tenerife)
  6. Museum of History of Tenerife (Museo de Historia de Tenerife)
  7. Museum of Military History of the Canaries (Museo Histórico Militar de Canarias)
  8. Museum of Natural Sciences of Tenerife (Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Tenerife)
  9. Museum of the Nature and Man (Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre) ***
  10. Museum of Science and the Cosmos (Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos)
  11. Oscar Domínguez Institute of Art and Contemporary Culture (Instituto Óscar Domínguez de Arte y Cultura Contemporánea)
  12. Tenerife Center of Photography (Centro de Fotografía Isla de Tenerife)

For detailed information about these museums, please visit

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