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History and Anthropology Museum

The Tenerife Museum of History and Anthropology (Museo de Historia y Antropología de Tenerife, MHAT) boasts superb resources, collections, exhibitions and activities that give visitors a rich and detailed insight into the history and culture of the island of Tenerife.

The Museum has two sites in La Laguna: one in Casa Lercaro in the centre of the municipality, and another in Casa de Carta in Valle de Guerra. They offer a wide variety of collections, exhibitions and cultural, educational and other activities.

General Entry

Permanent collection: €3

Discounted Entry

  • All visitors to the permanent collection who pay using the Bono Vía transport card: €1.50
  • Students: €1.50
  • Pensioners and visitors over 64: €1.50
  • Visitors entitled to a “large family” discount: €1.80
  • Groups of 8 or more visitors: €1.80

Free Entry

  • All visitors to the permanent collection: every Sunday
  • School Groups from the Canary Islands Autonomous Region
  • Children under 8
  • Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)
  • Teachers and guides accompanied by groups or carrying out prospective visits

Visitor Services

  • Translation of the exhibition texts into different languages (English, German, French and Italian)
  • Educational workshops aimed at school groups and other visitors
  • Photography and videoing is permitted as long as it is not for commercial purposes and flash or tripods are not used

Advance Bookings, Contact and Information

  • Tenerife Museum of History and Anthropology (Casa de Carta)
  • Address: Calle El Vino, 44, 38270, Valle de Guerra, La Laguna
  • Find it on Google Maps
  • Telephone: 922 546 300/08
  • Fax: 922 544 498
  • Tenerife Museum of History and Anthropology (Casa Lercaro)
  • Address: Calle San Agustín, 20 y 22, 38201, La Laguna
  • Find it on Google Maps
  • Telephone: Information: 922 825 949/43
  • Fax: 922 630 013
  • Opening hours: 9 am to 7 pm Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays and on 24, 25 and 31 December and 1 and 6 January
  • Website: www.museosdetenerife.org

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