Top Choice Museum in Antigua

Museo del Queso Majorero

This new museum is one of the island's best, with lots of interactive displays including a 'virtual milking' activity! Kids will enjoy all the touch-button exhibits with information on the island's flora and fauna, …
Top Choice Museum in La Oliva

Casa de los Coroneles

This 18th-century building has been beautifully restored, retaining its traditional central patio and wooden galleries. The ground floor now houses temporary exhibitions of world-class modern art, while upstairs you…
Top Choice Art Gallery in La Oliva

Centro de Arte Canario

This art museum is an island highlight, with its sculpture garden and galleries containing works by such Canarian artists as César Manrique, Ruben Dario and Alberto Agullo. Two galleries are devoted to the national …
Museum in Puerto del Rosario

Casa Museo Unamuno

This small museum honours the philosopher Miguel de Unamuno, who stayed here in 1924 after being exiled from Spain. His crime was criticising the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera, both verbally and in writing. He lat…
Museum in Betancuria

Casa Santa María

This place is unabashedly tourist-orientated but still worth visiting. The German owner, Reiner Loos, bought the original rambling building in the 1990s and spent several years collecting traditional handicrafts and…
Museum in Betancuria

Museo Arqueológico de Betancuria

Archaeology buffs should check out this modest but interesting museum. It concentrates on the indigenous Guanche tribes and includes a skeleton that was found in a local tomb and is thought to be between 600 and 100…
Church in Betancuria

Iglesia de Santa María

This church dates from 1620 and has a magnificent stone floor, wooden ceiling and elaborate baroque altar. Don’t miss the sacristy with its display of vestments, altar ware and carved wooden ceiling in shades of gol…
Church in Antigua

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Antigua

One of the island’s oldest churches, built on the site of a 16th-century chapel. Set in a pleasant square, the most interesting feature is the pretty pink-and-green painted altar.
Museum in Around Antigua

Los Molinos Centro de Interpretación

This fully functioning windmill has a small information centre with all the information about windmills you could possibly want to know; there’s a free guide in English. When we visited, the mill was lacking a mill…
Museum in Caleta de Fuste & Around

Museo de la Sal

Just south of Caleta, this museum has audiovisual displays that explain the history of salt and demonstrate how it is extracted from the sea. It's perched on the ocean right next to the still-operational salt pans.