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thnographic Museum TanitTo safeguard the legacy of those who have preceded us is what leads them to show both friends and strangers, a small treasure... property and fixtures used by the ancestors of the island Lanzarote.
What a wonderful, quirky and interesting museum! Could have spent several days here enjoying the various rooms, displays and the stunning garden full of interesting little pottery gnomes and animals. Well worth a visit!
Billed as an ethnographic museum this eclectic collection was assembled by a husband and his artist wife. Her imaginative and thought-provoking additions and juxtapositions enliven what could have been a rather dry assemblage of bygones. The museum fills every corner of an impressive old winery,...More
Strange mix of exhibits but quite interesting. The place itself is attractive with some interesting art work layed in the outside floors. The explanation notes seem to be a word for word translation from Spanish so are a little strange. We found it easily enough....More
The museum calls itself etnographic but is far from that. It is a private dwelling full of bric a brac collection of family artifacts mainly since XIX century. There is little logic in whole collection and little explanation as to the past of Lanzarote inhabitants...More
The architecture is really interesting. Some lovely freezes . Nice range of interesting artefacts . Shame the catering wasn't open but there is a nice little cafe through the Plaza opposite and the museum and gardens are a nice little hour sejourne before or after...More
Quirky collection of items used by islanders at different times. From toys to photos to tools. I particular I was intrigued to see the strange sled-like flails, embedded with larva, used to separate grain from its husks. I'd never seen tools like these before, captivating....More
This private museum has not only a history of the island but also the family who are 7th generation Lanzarote. We had hoped we would see the house but that is owned by the family and not open to the public. The museum is mainly...More
This small museum is housed in what was once the private residence of a local family who collected all manner of artefacts of how life was in Lanzarote before tourism. We were met by a welcoming lady at reception and given a folder with information...More