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Museo Etnografico Tanit

Open Now: 10:00 - 14:00
Open today: 10:00 - 14:00
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Very Eclectic

Strange mix of exhibits but quite interesting. The place itself is attractive with some interesting... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
jont847
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London, United Kingdom
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A really worthwhile find

The architecture is really interesting. Some lovely freezes . Nice range of interesting artefacts... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2016
AT190
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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30 Jun 2018
“Visited whilst on holiday in Lanzarote”
29 Jan 2018
“Wonderfully quirky and a delight”
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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.
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Plaza Constitucion 1, 45575 San Bartolome, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

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!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank mikenC1992QC
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jont847
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank VictorJuliaBeata
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank AT190
Reviewed 16 November 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Carrie T
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Nice little private museum located in San Bartolomeo. Privately owned and with an extensive collection of lanzarotean artifacts. N our visit we were the only people there which adds to its uniqueness.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 4 February 2015

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

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank AlanM603
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Much too expensive and bad texts. The lights were off and a lot of rooms closed. There was no coherence and I didn't get into the sphere at all

1  Thank Birgitmariafl
Reviewed 28 December 2014

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

Date of experience: December 2014
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