Casa de Colón
Casa de Colón (Columbus’ House) commemorates the Canary Island’s role in the discovery of America and it’s role in transatlantic trade. The building itself is a wonderful example of Canarian Architecture and is more than 500 years old. Contrary to some Holiday Brochures, it is not certain that Columbus stayed in this house during his voyage of discovery, although it is likely that they carried out repairs to the Pinta in Las Palmas.
Calle Colón, 1 (Vegueta)
35001 Las Palmas
Monday to Friday: 0900 – 1900
Saturday and Sunday: 0900 – 1500
Casa Museo Pérez Galdós
This museum is the former house of the 19th Century Gran Canaria writer Benito Pérez Galdós and houses many of his furniture and possessions.
Tuesday to Sunday: 1000 – 1800
Closed Mondays and on the 1st and 6th of January, 24th, 25th and 31st of December, Tuesday of Carnival and the 1st of May.
Calle Cano, 2 y 6
35002 Las Palmas
Casa Museo Tomás Morales
This museum was the birthplace of the Spanish Poet of the same name and houses an important collection of his former possessions.
Plaza Tomás Morales
Monday to Friday: 0900 – 2000
Saturdays: 1000 – 2000
Sunday and Fiestas: 1000 – 1400
Casa Museo León y Castillo
This museum bears the surname of a 19th century family that were prominent Canarian Public Figures. The Museum contains a collection of 16th – 19th Century Painting and Antiques.
Calle León y Castillo, 43-45
Monday to Friday: 0800 – 2000
Saturdays, Sunday and Fiestas: 1000 – 1300
This museum chronicles the Aboriginal Guanche population of the Gran Canaria and houses a very important collection which includes the mummified remains of Guanches as well as relics such as Pottery and Stone Tools.
Dr. Verneau, 2. (Vegueta)
35001 Las Palmas
Monday to Friday: 1000 – 2000
Saturdays, Sunday and Fiestas: 1000 – 1400
Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología
This Museum, who’s motto is “Forbidden not to touch”, houses a series of interactive science exhibits.
Parque de Santa Catalina
35007 Las Palmas
Tuesday to Sunday: 1100 – 2100
Tuesday to Sunday: 1000 – 2000
This museum houses the works of Néstor, who was one Spain’s most important Symbolist Painters.
Pueblo Canario-Parque Doramas
Opening Hours Tuesday to Saturday: 1000 – 2000
Sundays and Fiestas: 1030 – 1430
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada
This Museum and interpretive centre is attached to the Cueva Pintada (Painted Cave) archaeological site. Besides the Cave Paintings themselves, the museum also houses much of the Guanche artefacts that have been excavated from the site.
Calle Audiencia, 2
Tuesday to Saturday: 0930 – 2000 (Doors close at 1830)
Sunday: 1100 – 2000 (Doors close at 1830)