AttractionsCasa de Colón - Columbus House
This museum houses a large collection of maps of the Canary Islands, facsimiles of maps associated with the conquest and colonisation of America, and a varied collection of objects from several cultures and corners of the world. Christopher Columbus stopped in the Canary Islands on his journey to discover America.
Location: Calle Colón, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Tel: +34 928 312 373
www.casadecolon.com/portal/home.cmcAtlantic Centre of Modern Art (CAAM)
The CAAM is a museum of contemporary art with a permanent collection of around 2,600 works. Many items in the collection come from America, Africa and Europe. Its Library and Documentation Centre has almost 57,000 specialist art books and publications, as well as an extensive collection exclusively about art and African and Latin American artists.
Address: Calle de Los Balcones, 11. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Tel: +34 928 311800
www.caam.net/index.htmElder Science and Technology Museum
The exhibitions at this innovative museum are designed with both locals and visitors in mind. The focus is on scientific and technological culture based on intelligible communication and hands-on participation. Its 4,500 square metres of facilities include science and technology exhibit rooms full of interactive displays and modules.
Location: Parque de Santa Catalina, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Tel: +34 828 011 828
www.museoelder.org/microsite/index.phpCueva Pintada - Painted Cave
Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Park is the result of more than 24 years of digging and conservation work at an enormous archaeological complex. The museum was built around the remains of a settlement of the original Canary Islanders and is a remarkable testimony to their culture.
Address: Calle Audiencia No 2, Gáldar
Tel: +34 928 89 57 46
portal.grancanaria.com/portal/home.cuevBasilica of Our Lady of the Pine, in Teror
The municipality of Teror combines history, monuments and nature, and is also a showcase for the traditions and the religious history of the Canary Islands. The basilica, dedicated to Our Lady of the Pine, has numerous sculptures, wonderful stained-glass windows and a large collection of objects used in the liturgy.
Location: Plaza de Nuestra Señora del Pino (Church square), Teror
Tel: +34 928 630 118
www.basilicadelpino.esGuayadeque Ravine and Museum
Guayadeque Ravine is one of the most important settlements of the island’s early inhabitants. It includes hundreds of caves dug into the ravine, as well as numerous archaeological finds and cave drawings. The Guayadeque museum showcases the natural and archaeological heritage of this location.
Location: Guayadeque Ravine. Agüimes
Tel: +34 928 172 026