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Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura. The first owner of which was Juana Ocampo y Manrique, from Tetir. From there came some of the first settlers of Puerto de Cabras, encouraged by an increase in the trade of salsola or saltwort, and some Europeans such as Diego Miller, responsible for the first urban layout of the town.

The building recreates a home from the nineteen twenties, a house similar to that which Unamuno occupied between March and July of 1924. Period furniture such as the desk given to him by his Fuerteventuran friend Ramón Castañeyra Schamann and upon which he could have written some sonnets from his exile diary De Fuerteventura a París (From Fuerteventura to Paris) or a rocking chair in which he sat to read the press which, days late, would arrive in Fuerteventura and through which he followed the political situation on the Peninsula at that time.

Opening Hours : From Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 13.00 and 17:00 to 19:00

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Starts Friday February 15th 2019 09:00
Ends Friday February 15th 2019 13:00
Categories Museums,Puerto del Rosario

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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Thursday April 25th 2019 17:00 -21:00

Corralejo Street Market is held every Thursday evening between 17:00 and 21:00 in the El Campanario Shopping Centre,Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

Friday April 26th 2019 09:00 -14:00

The Gran Tarajal Agricultural Market is held every Friday between 09:00 and 14:00 in the Market Square, Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura.

Friday April 26th 2019 09:00 -14:00

Corralejo Flea Market is held every Tuesday and Friday between 09:00 and 14:00 in the Acua Water Park car park (formerly Baku Water Park), Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

Friday April 26th 2019 09:00 -13:00

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

Friday April 26th 2019 10:00 -13:30

Caleta de Fuste Handicraft Market is held every Friday between 10:00 and 13:30 in Caleta de Fuste,Fuerteventura.

Friday April 26th 2019 10:00 -16:00

La Oliva Traditional Market (Mercado de las Tradiciones) is held every Tuesday and Friday between 10:00 and 14:00 at Casa del Coronel in the town of La Oliva, Fuerteventura.